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Paula Pedene

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Donate Blood

As veterans, we understand what it means to be courageous in challenging times. That’s why we’re asking you to Be Bold and Donate Blood. Due to fears of the coronavirus, many citizens are canceling their blood donation appointments. We’re asking you to step in. Below is a list of our current blood donations stations. #HowWeHelpVeterans

American Red Cross Blood Drive Info:
https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive

Vitalant Blood Drive Info: (Formerly United Blood Services)
https://www.vitalant.org/home.aspx

2020-03-26T01:06:09-07:00

Support a Local Food Bank

Many organizations are working to put an end to the homeless veteran population, and many of them rely on food donations. Right now, there’s a stronger need for donations for many more veterans who need our help. Below is a list of organizations you can support. #HowWeHelpVeterans

St. Mary’s Food Bank:
https://www.firstfoodbank.org/give/food/

Arizona Food Pantries:
https://www.foodpantries.org/st/arizona

2020-03-26T01:06:31-07:00

Stay Up to Date on Valuable Resources for Veterans

Below are valuable links to help you keep up to date on the pulse of the Veterans Community. #HowWeHelpVeterans

Specific updates regarding coronavirus and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA): https://www.publichealth.va.gov/n-coronavirus/


Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Hospitals. Currently, they have active screening protocols for every employee/patient/volunteer in place. Limits on visitors.

Phoenix VA Health Care System:
www.phoenix.va.gov

Southern Arizona (Tucson) VA Health Care System:
www.tucson.va.gov

Northern Arizona (Prescott) VA Health Care System:
www.prescott.va.gov


VA Regional Office:
(No walk-ins, appointments, counseling. File claims online)
https://www.benefits.va.gov/BENEFITS/news.asp

National Memorial Cemetery Administration (NCA) of Arizona:
(Currently, there are no committal services and no burial honors and limited to 10 attendees at internment ceremonies)
https://www.cem.va.gov/alerts.asp

Arizona Department of Veterans Services:
https://dvs.az.gov/

2020-03-26T01:06:50-07:00