• Want to join VA’s Digital Media Engagement Virtual Volunteer program?

    VA’s Office of Public Affairs' Digital Media Engagement (DME) team is expanding its Virtual Volunteer program to invite new volunteers to help create content that honors Veterans and helps them learn more about their benefits. The Virtual Volunteer program will be open to currently enrolled college students and college graduates who have skills in various forms of digital content creation, social media management and accessibility.

  • VA’s Compassionate Contact Corps

    VA Voluntary Service has a new social prescription program: The Compassionate Contact Corps. Trained volunteers call Veterans who are lonely, socially isolated or would simply like to talk to someone.

  • Thank our Veterans on Giving Tuesday

    It’s Giving Tuesday! Consider making a donation to your local VA facility to support their holiday activities. You can make a gift through VA Voluntary Service to show your gratitude to our Veterans.

  • A special Thanksgiving thank you

    VA Voluntary Service says thank you for more than $25 million in gifts and donations to VA designated for COVID-19 support. Communities and organizations nationwide help Veterans and their families.

  • Student volunteer earns multiple scholarships

    Tiffany Pham spent summers at VA as a student volunteer. “Such a great experience to have the opportunity to work in a professional environment.” She’s off to college with a $100,000 scholarship.

  • Service awards salute Volunteer Service

    Four volunteers at the Columbia VA Health Care System (VAHCS) were recently recognized for selflessly volunteering for a combined total of more than 26,000 hours serving Veterans.

  • VA Voluntary Service Celebrates more than 60,000 Volunteers

    National Volunteer Week: VA celebrates and sincerely thanks more than 60,000 volunteers for their service to our Veterans.

  • VA observes Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    VA medical centers across America will mark Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with special ceremonies, chapel services and parades. Many employees volunteer on the “day on, not a day off.”

  • VA volunteer harpist says “thank you and goodbye”

    During her time as a volunteer harpist at VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Danielle Nam has grown as a musician and a person. She says “thank you and goodbye” to Veterans, families and staff.

  • E-Donate, a secure donation service, is making it easier to support homeless Veterans

    “With E-Donate, VA can easily accept financial donations to help Veterans in need, making it a win-win partnership for those looking for a fast and convenient way to support Veterans.”

  • Hug-A-Vet program comes to Michigan medical center

    During National Salute to Veteran Patients Week, the Human Hug Project helped the Saginaw VA by bringing awareness to PTSD by giving love back to humanity, one hug at a time.

  • Charleston VA angel tree makes holidays merrier for low-income families

    More than $6,500 worth of gifts were collected during this year’s campaign at the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, ensuring every child had a gift to open this holiday season.

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