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Paralyzed Veterans Of America

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Military & Veterans Organizations, Veterans

Mission: To improve the quality of life and protect the rights of spinal cord injured or neurologically impaired veterans in oregon and southwest washington.

Programs: Communications - educating the community on spinal cord injuries and services available as well as fostering networks between the organization and other not for profits and state agencies.

government relations - provides advocacy services to promote and defend the rights of all citizens with disabilities, including veterans and non-veterans. The chapter works on a national, state, and local level striving to remove all barriers, architectural and attitudinal.

membership and benefits - establish and maintain a membership program for disabled citizens by networking with other disability groups, media and membership drives including two annual social events.

Community Stories

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

Oregon PVA has a strong and active role in the community, and we are really glad we found them. I worked with their staff to build our sports program, and to make sure that what we were doing would meet the needs and interests of their clients. They are easy to work with and helpful in many ways, inviting us to their outreach events and introducing us to people we should also work with in the community.