• Summer youth volunteers go virtual to help Veterans

    Youth volunteers will be “Bridging the Digital Divide” at Charleston VA Medical Center. They will help Veterans with virtual appointments and other technology that not all Veterans are familiar with.

  • When Heroes Need Heroes

    Five nurses from VA Nevada volunteered to go to New Jersey to assist medical staff in nursing homes caring for their high-risk senior population. A Navy Veteran describes their departure.

  • VA employees volunteer to take care of the kids

    When school closings caught parents off guard, Salt Lake City VA staff created a free onsite childcare center. Mom and dad can focus on taking care of Veterans knowing their kids are safe … and close.

  • American Legion Auxiliary partners with VA to help Veterans find their way around VA hospitals

    The Red Coat Ambassador program is well-received by Veterans and their families, a partnership with the American Legion Auxiliary to help in the recruitment of volunteers for this program will be key to its continued success.

  • Musicians on Call visit Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center patients

    Musicians on Call volunteer musicians visit Rocky Mountain Regional every Tuesday evening to perform bedside concerts for Veteran patients. R

  • Brother-Sister duo spend summer serving Veterans at VA hospital in New Orleans

    Mateo and Dulce Rivera volunteered to help out this summer at the New Orleans VA medical center. Their mother relates how proud she is of them in this blog. She works there too. So does their father.

  • What our providers are saying about their work at VA

    As medical practitioners, we never underestimate the value and importance […]

  • Veterans serving Veterans: A win-win situation

    Many organizations come to depend on their volunteers. The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs is one of those agencies that not only depends on, but also cherishes, its volunteers.

  • Gulf War Veterans – research volunteers needed

    One current study is investigating the role of daily concord grape juice consumption in treating symptoms of Gulf War Illness.

  • Selfless work earns VA volunteer national award

    Susan Cookus, a member of Soldiers’ Angels, is VA's national female volunteer of the year.

  • Prescott National Cemetery accepts handmade urns for unclaimed Veteran remains

    A labor of love from volunteers in Arizona will provide a dignified final tribute for Veterans who have no family to plan their funerals.

  • Volunteers are the enabling force behind VA’s Summer Sports Clinic

    They come from all ages, from all over the United States and they came to support Veterans because they have one thing in common; the love of their sport.

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