Volunteer and donation management programs under the direction of the VA Center for Development and Civic Engagement are following revised protocols during the ongoing response to the coronavirus pandemic. So that we may provide you with more information regarding your interest in serving America's Veterans, please provide your contact information below and click 'Submit'. All fields marked with an asterisk are required.
Note: Due to current volume of volunteer and donation information requests, a response may take more than two business days. You are welcome to directly contact the VA Center for Development and Civic Engagement office, sometimes referred to as Voluntary Service, at the nearest VA Medical Center. If you would like to offer support at the national level, please select District of Columbia - Veterans Health Administration.
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Estimated Average: 15 min.
Frequently Asked Questions
Monetary donations are used to support inpatients, outpatients, homeless Veterans, caregivers of Veterans, and others being treated in VA facilities. Donors can support the general fund, allowing facilities to use donations wherever the greatest need is identified, or identify a specific program such as transportation services, special events, residential care units, or any of the other unique services VA offers.
When donating online using the Pay.gov platform, the minimum donation is $5.00. If you choose to donate at a facility in person, there is no minimum.
Yes, donations to support any of VA's programs are tax deductible, whether you direct that donated funds be used for a specific purpose, or allow VA to decide how they will be used. In addition, 100% of your donation goes to the facility you choose to benefit Veteran's programs and services. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has specific guidance for tax deductibility of donations or volunteer time to charitable organizations found in IRS Publication 526: Charitable Contributions.
You can find medical centers through our website at www.va.gov. E-Donate buttons are available on the individual medical center websites. Clicking on the E-Donate button takes you directly to our secure donation portal.
Yes, paying online with Pay.gov is safe, secure, and the preferred method to make a payment.
We ask donors to complete a short form providing their name, address, program for donation (general or specific program) and donation amount. You may also include if you are making a donation in honor or memory of an individual.
Th VA Financial Service Center Customer Support can help with Pay.gov questions by email at VAFSCCSHD@va.gov or by phone toll-free at (877) 353-9791. Questions about facility donations can be directed to the specific facility found at www.va.gov.
Yes, donations can be made online using either your bank account or your credit card.