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Phone: 859-441-7300
3725 Alexandria Pike
Cold Spring
Kentucky 41076
USA
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Target demographics: Just as our troops provide cover for the wounded on the field of battle, we must provide cover for those who come home sick and injured.

Direct beneficiaries per year: Thousands

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Through DAV’s Voluntary Service Program dedicated volunteers drive sick and disabled veterans to and from VA medical facilities for treatment.In addition, many individuals volunteer to assist at VA facilities across the country.

Geographic areas served: Nationwide

Programs: The Trust continues to seek effective ways to improve the lives of ill and injured veterans and their families. To date, funded programs and projects aid in providing a number of necessities to the veteran clients in each service region. Grants are typically distributed to offer:

*food, shelter and other necessary items for homeless or at-risk veterans;
*mobility items or other assistance specific to veterans with blindnessm, vision loss, hearing loss or amputations;
*qualified therapeutic or recreational activities for veterans and/or their families;
*physical and psychological rehabilitation projects; and
*other forms of support as appropriate for short or long-term relief.

Mission:
Through the DAV Charitable Service Trust, you help fulfill a focused and noble purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity.

To carry out this responsibility, the DAV Charitable Service Trust supports physical and psychological rehabilitation programs, enhances research and mobility for veterans with amputations and spinal cord injuries, benefits aging veterans, aids and shelters homeless veterans and evaluates and addresses the needs of veterans wounded in recent wars and conflicts as well as their caregivers.
Results:
Be assured that support of the DAV Charitable Service Trust is used with the greatest efficiency. Only 3% of our 2013 expenditures were used for fundraising and administration, demonstrating extremely responsible management of the funds entrusted to the Trust. Expenditures for program services for our disabled heroes represented 97% of our total costs last year.

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08/29/14
I agree 100% with rose jones. I donated monies so I could get address labels. But the offers for more donations kept pouring in before I had a chance to use my address labels, so I could order more. Now I have finally ran out of return address labels and the offers have long ago stopped coming in ... more »
08/11/14
I have never seen a DAV advertisement. Ever. I think the lady is confused with another charity. Our DAV privides rides to various clinics/hospitals, and without it, a lot of people would be in a world of hurt. Also our service officers are outstanding. There are a lot of rip off organizations ... more »
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Through DAV’s Voluntary Service Program dedicated volunteers drive sick and disabled veterans to and from VA medical facilities for treatment.In addition, many individuals volunteer to assist at VA facilities across the country.

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