“Though different in their pursuits and contributions, the commonalities we found in the men and women listed as the HillVets 100 were their mission and purpose of giving back to those that have sacrificed so much for our nation.” WASHINGTON, DC 2/17/17 —Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) Executive Director Sherman Gillums, Jr. has been […]

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Post Date:February 17, 2017 “Though different in their pursuits and contributions, the commonalities we found in the men and women listed as the HillVets 100 were their mission and purpose of giving back to those that have sacrificed so much for our nation.” WASHINGTON, DC 2/17/17 —Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) Executive Director Sherman […]

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Recent News

Post Date:February 15, 2017

December 2018 Paralyzed Veterans of America Issues Statement on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush November 2018 Ahead of Travel Holiday, Paralyzed Veterans of America Seeks Order Compelling Department of Transportation to Release Rules on Airplane Restroom Accessibility Paralyzed Veterans of America helps travelers with disabilities avoid holiday flight hassles Paralyzed Veterans of […]

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News and Media Center

Post Date:February 15, 2017

From news releases to feature stories and public service announcements/ videos, Paralyzed Veterans of America is dedicated to making the organization’s news available to you in today’s communications environment. Recent News Trending Top Headlines Photos Video Media Center ​News Archive

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Attend an Event

Post Date:February 15, 2017

What better way to plug into and connect with the important work of Paralyzed Veterans than by attending one of our many events. Perhaps you would like to attend the annual MISSION: ABLE Awards (formerly the Americana Gala), our premier friend-and-fund raising event that gathers together leaders from show business, government and business. If motor […]

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Post Date:February 15, 2017 Every veteran who has survived catastrophic injuries, such as blindness, amputation, spinal cord injury, and severe head trauma, will likely have a lifetime bond with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), like it or not. In addition to the specialized care expertise that VA has honed over the years, which is […]

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EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES

Post Date:January 26, 2017

Exhibitor Opportunities Paralyzed Veterans of America’s EXPOs attract a high volume of attendee traffic and offer opportunities to demonstrate your innovative products and solutions.  Join us to meet with influential VA healthcare professionals or engage with the end users – the disabled veterans, their caregivers and therapists. Exhibitors The Disabled Sports, Recreation and Fitness Expo […]

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Most vulnerable veterans putting faith in the White House to protect essential VA medical staff WASHINGTON, DC— On January 23, 2017, President Donald Trump mandated by executive order a civilian service hiring freeze in all agencies of the executive branch. This act meant no vacant positions existing at noon on Jan. 22, 2017, were authorized […]

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WASHINGTON, DC 6/5/17 — Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today expressed restrained yet hopeful support of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin’s announcement the VA will adopt the same Electronic Health Record (EHR) System currently used by the Department of Defense (DOD) to maintain veteran healthcare data. By adopting the current DOD system, known […]

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You have a choice when it comes to registering for a Paralyzed Veterans of America Bass Tour Event in 2016-2017! Simply fill out the form and mail it to our office or register online. Choose one below: Register By Mail (PDF) Register Online

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Volunteer Opportunities

Post Date:January 19, 2017

Paralyzed Veterans of America volunteers do invaluable work that makes a real difference to veterans, their communities and Paralyzed Veterans’ chapters. Volunteering can be a life-changing experience for both you and the paralyzed veterans you are benefitting. WHY IS IT SO REWARDING? Volunteers make their communities a better place to live You can work for an organization and […]

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Fair Housing

Post Date:January 19, 2017

Paralyzed Veterans of America supports efforts to enforce and extend laws and regulations that advance accessibility in housing – both publicly funded and privately financed. Paralyzed Veterans was an early supporter of the Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA) and works closely with the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) to advance housing opportunities for Americans […]

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#GivingTuesday

Post Date:January 19, 2017

#GivingTuesday is a day when we pause in our holiday traditions to recognize the importance of giving back. When you give a gift to Paralyzed Veterans of America, you’re supporting nearly 60,000 American veterans living with spinal cord injury or disease.  Donate today and become a part of something bigger than you’ve ever imagined – helping […]

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Letters to Congress

Post Date:January 19, 2017

July 11, 2016 Letter to Chairman Jeff Miller, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Support for HR 5620, the “VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act”Read the letter (PDF)  June 13, 2016 Letter to senators and representatives Support to preserve IVF funding in the final FY 2017 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Approprations ActRead the […]

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Appellate Services

Post Date:January 19, 2017

Paralyzed Veterans of America’s Appellate Services program has maintained one of the highest rates of success among all veteran’s service organizations in representing veterans before VA’s Board of Veterans Appeals (BVA). Veterans may turn to the Appellate Services program for representation when their benefits or medical claims have been denied by local VA facilities for issues […]

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