DAV helps veterans in the face of COVID-19
The coronavirus outbreak creates a set of unique challenges for our nation’s veterans — not only do service-connected illnesses leave them more prone to contracting the virus, but many now also face a dire financial situation due to loss of employment.
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, DAV has set a critical goal of raising $2,500,000 to provide unemployment relief and other assistance to help thousands of veterans. If you are a veteran or know a veteran in need of assistance, learn more and apply for aid here.
Help reach our critical goal to ensure we can continue providing free assistance to veterans during this unprecedented time — by making an urgently needed donation for our nation’s heroes today.
We are providing services safely and effectively for veterans in need:
Across the country, all DAV National Service Offices are closed to foot traffic. However, our expertly-trained benefits advocates are available by phone and email to help veterans receive the medical, financial and many other services they need.
While in many areas the DAV Transportation Network has been suspended by VA medical centers, we are doing everything we can to ensure this lifeline continues in the remaining areas for veterans who rely on us for lifesaving care.
With the COVID-19 pandemic endangering American jobs, we have converted all DAV job fairs to virtual events so veterans in need have online access to meaningful employment opportunities, no matter where they are.
As decisions affecting veterans and their families are made on Capitol Hill, DAV remains fully engaged and in direct contact with key VA leaders and congressional staff to ensure veterans’ voices continue to be heard.
For more answers on commonly asked questions, visit https://www.dav.org/covid/.