The Florida Gulf Coast Paralyzed Veterans of America is just one of 34 chapters across the US providing services to our veterans.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America, a congressionally chartered veterans service organization founded in 1946, has developed a unique expertise on a wide variety of issues involving the special needs of our members - veterans of the armed forces who have experienced spinal cord injury or dysfunction.
Donate Wheels Helping Warriors Vehicle Donation Program
DONATE your unused VEHICLE regardless of condition! Wheels Helping Warriors program accepts the following:
Cars,Airplanes, Motorcycles,Boats,RV's/Campers,Semi Tractors,Farm &Heavy Equipment, SUV's Horse Trailers, Trucks, Salvage cars, Jet Ski's, Motorized wheelchairs.
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12 Reasons to HIRE A VETERAN
*Have Social Maturity
*An acceptance of authority
*Dedication and work ethic
*An ability to work as a team
*Can work under pressure
*They seek responsibility and advancement
*They know how to communicate and coordinate to get the job done
* THEY HAVE SERVED OUR COUNTRY AND EARNED CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT
Paralyzed Veterans of America’s G.I.V.E Clothing Donation Program
They're owed a salute.
And, now it's easier than ever to share one. Through the Paralyzed Veterans of America's G.I.V.E. Clothing Donation program, service never goes out of style. By dropping off your used goods in one of our donation drop boxes or by scheduling a pickup - you're saluting the people who've sacrificed so much in service to this great nation. Your donation is tax deductible and pickup is FREE.
*Sorry we are unable to accept large items such as upholstered furniture, mattresses, box springs and console TVs.
To schedule a residential pickup, Call (813) 881-1700
So, give G.I.V.E a try and share a salute to our severely disabled veterans TODAY! By donating your gently used goods, you’re not only helping to strengthen the fabric of your community…you’re helping change lives too! THANK YOU!
OUR LOCAL CHAPTER ACCEPTS DONATIONS OF
WHEELCHAIRS, SCOOTERS, WALKERS etc..
Please call chapter directly to find out more on what we accept
(813) 264-1111 or send us an email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Paralyzed Veterans of America Awards Twenty-Five College Students With Scholarships.....
Paralyzed Veterans of America is proud to announce that twenty-five college students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship through Paralyzed Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program.
The 2014-2015 school year scholarship awardees are: Noah Agne, Weldon Spring, MO; Justin Betts, Augusta, GA; Kelsea Bixler, Stillwater, OK; Jennifer Bond, Wiggins, MS; Maya Chatman, Statesboro, GA; Johannes-Jacobus Crawford, Greenwood Village, CO; Stephanie Dolezal, Fairfax, VA; David Ethridge, Marietta, GA; Taleah Foster, Fayetteville, NC; Terquan Foster, Fayetteville, NC; Ryan Hadley, Cincinnati, OH; Megan Houlton, Muskogee, OK; John Kazanjian, Glendale, CA; Keiyana Lee, Albuquerque, NM; Samuel McCauley, Greenville, SC; Katherine Ness, Elm Grove, WI; Alexcee Nienow, Woodbury, MN; Barbara Prescott, Niskayuna, NY; Amber Rice, Ardmore, AL; Marissa Spencer, Yorktown, VA; Brittney Stever, Clearwater, KS; Christian Trinidad, Orlando, FL; Jeremiah Wickersheim, Hilbert, WI; Robert Taylor, Little Rock, AR; and Blake Wood, Hastings, OK
The Paralyzed Veterans of America Educational Scholarship Program was established in 1986 to help members and their immediate families gain postsecondary education from accredited colleges and universities across America.
“We’re very proud to be able to assist members and their families continue their education through our scholarship program,” said Al Kovach Jr., national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America. “I congratulate all of this year’s awardees and wish them the best.”
Scholarship applications for the 2015-2016 academic school year will be available in April 2015. Interested parties may check back on www.pva.org for more information.
Learn more about the Paralyzed Veterans of America Scholarship Program
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