Donations made by Disabled American Veterans
The North Central Chapter #7 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has made the following donations in the past year from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015:...
The North Central Chapter #7 of the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) has made the following donations in the past year from July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015:
● $30,017 was given directly to needy veterans or their spouses in the region
● $2,533 was donated to the Bemidji Veterans Affairs Community Based outpatient clinic to provide snacks for patients at the clinic.
● $1,800 to Fergus Falls and $400 to Silver Bay Veterans Home’s for recreation purposes.
● $200 to the cemeteries at Fort Snelling and Camp Ripley
● $800 for veterans hunting camps which allowed veterans to hunt for the first time because of their disability.
● $400 to Veteran Administration Medical Centers in St. Cloud and Fargo to be used for recreation purposes.
● $600 to Fargo Hospital to provide special Holiday meals.
● $1,000 was donated to the DAV Foundation of Minnesota to help provide fishing and other outdoor programs.
● $750 to the annual “Ride for the Troops’, which helps the families of deployed military personnel and veteran’s families in financial need.
● $5,000 the Disable Veterans Goose hunt in Middle River.
The North Central Minnesota DAV Chapter # 7 gave a total of $44,100 for veterans. The DAV transport van drove 16,000 miles and transported 140 Veterans to the Fargo Veterans Affairs.
The DAV donated several scooters, electric wheelchairs as well as many other types of medical equipment to disabled veterans in need. They transported 71 loads of clothing and other items that had been donated in our bins for a total of 497,411 pounds and now have 19 collection bins placed at various locations throughout the region. DAV volunteers have logged 4,476 hours of service.