WASHINGTON, DC – February 28, 2012 – The Disabled Veterans National Foundation (www.dvnf.org ), a non-profit veterans service organization that focuses on helping men and women who serve and return home wounded or sick after defending our safety and our freedom, is delivering blankets, clothing, caps, hygiene products, food and water valued at approximately $122,429 to the VA Medical Center in Beckley, West Virginia this week. Since 1951, Beckley VAMC has been improving the health of the men and women who have so proudly served our nation. We consider it our privilege to serve your health care needs in any way we can. Services are available to more than 38,000 Veterans living in an 11-county area of southern West Virginia (www.beckley.va.gov ).
Beckley VAMC is a 40-bed general medical and surgical care facility with a 50-bed community living center. The medical center is a Joint Commission accredited, rural access facility. The community living center offers skilled nursing care, post-acute rehabilitation and restorative care, palliative care, and respite care for eligible Veterans. The medical center also operates a home based primary care program.
“We at DVNF are proud to be shipping these supplies to veterans at Beckley VA Medical Center,” said Raegan Rivers, CAO of DVNF. “These supplies will go to directly help thousands of veterans who receive services in southern West Virginia. We are grateful to our donors to be able to support centers like Beckley and we are executing our 2012 schedule of deliveries as planned.”
The shipments being made by the DVNF will include blankets, fleece jackets, clothing, hats, food, water, shoes and personal hygiene products. Already in 2012, DVNF has shipped close to $500,000 worth of supplies to groups and events in several states.