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Help!! Volunteer drivers need for the New VA Rochester Outpatient Clinic!!
The DAV Veterans Transportation Services operates a fleet of vehicles that provide this service.
With the upcoming opening of the New Rochester VA Outpatient Clinic, we have the need for an additional thirty drivers!
Can You spare four hours a week?
The only requirements are a valid New York driver's license with no driving
while intoxicated convictions and the ability to be available for 6 to 8 hours
those days when someone would volunteer.
"I'm retired and decided I wanted to do some kind of volunteer work. I’ve always
really respected our veterans and our military. I went to the VA medical center,
did a ride-along and decided it looked like fun. I really enjoy being with the vets.
It's my way of saying thank you, and the veterans really appreciate the service
we provide." - Jim Martin, DAV Transportation Network volunteer, Spokane, Wash.
"I didn't serve, but I wanted a way to recognize the sacrifices of the veterans
who did. I feel like I get more from my interactions with them than they benefit
from my time. I've built relationships with veterans, and I look forward to seeing
them when they need me. It’s rewarding, and I can tell it’s a meaningful contribution
I can make. The DAV Transportation Network gives me a tangible connection to the
veteran community." - Patty Davis, DAV transportation coordinator, Zablocki VA Medical Center, Milwaukee
"I like to drive, and I like veterans. I really enjoy the one-on-one conversations
I get to have with fellow veterans because they feel comfortable talking with a
fellow veteran. It's a good organization-we have camaraderie among us. We all
take care of each other. I do a lot of volunteer work, and this is, by far, the
most fun I've had volunteering." - Tom Bierbach, DAV Transportation Network volunteer and Navy veteran, Milwaukee
Those wishing to volunteer contact:
Canandaigua VA Medical Center
Email Louise Motyka
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Published on May 31, 2019
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder is a leading contributor to the homelessness of nearly 40,000 American veterans. Another 1.4 million are at-risk.
If you or someone you know needs help, contact DAV or call the VA Crisis Line at 1-800-273-8255.
Women Veterans: The Journey Ahead
Women are the fastest-growing subpopulation of the military and veteran communities,
representing more than 15 percent of active-duty military and 10 percent of veterans.
Yet despite recent progress, some women veterans continue to face significant
barriers accessing health care and other earned benefits, and do not receive
proper recognition for their service to the nation.