WAYS TO DONATE

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Why donate to veterans? Paralyzed Veterans of America depends on the generosity of people such as yourself to provide financial support for its essential programs. Please make a gift today and help provide vital support to our nation’s disabled veterans. Fund life-changing programs and services Donations to Paralyzed Veterans of America support life-changing programs that […]

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Kyphoplasty

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Kyphoplasty, also known as balloon kyphoplasty, is a procedure used to treat compression fractures of the spine in which all or part of a vertebra (spinal bone) collapses. A doctor may recommend the procedure for patients who have had severe pain for two months or more and do not respond to conventional treatments (bed rest, […]

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OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Since our founding, the Paralyzed Veterans of America Leadership Team has worked tirelessly to improve the quality of life for veterans and all people living with spinal cord injury and disease.    Every person on our Executive Committee is a member of Paralyzed Veterans of America and was elected by our membership community. Learn more about our dedicated leadership […]

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Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Lumbar spinal stenosis occurs when an overgrowth of bone or tissue narrows the spaces in an individual’s lower (lumbar) spine, resulting in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. Most commonly, the disorder is caused by an overgrowth of spinal bones, herniated disks, thickened ligaments, tumors or spinal injuries. Symptoms – which usually begin […]

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Lumbar Stenosis

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Lumbar stenosis occurs when an overgrowth of bone or tissue narrows the spaces in an individual’s lower (lumbar) spine, resulting in pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots. The condition can cause numbness, weakness or tingling in the legs, feet, arm or hands, and/or, in severe cases, problems with bladder and bowel function. Symptoms […]

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MATCHING GIFTS

Post Date:January 18, 2017

You can now double or triple your donation to Paralyzed Veterans Companies all across America recognize the value of their employees’ donations to Paralyzed Veterans of America, and offer matching gift programs to further increase the value of their donations. What to do? Get a matching gifts form from your company, fill it out, and […]

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Mission Statement

Post Date:January 18, 2017

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. PVA will use that expertise to be the leading advocate for: Quality health […]

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ABOUT OUR CHAPTERS

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Chapters and NSOs Paralyzed Veterans of America currently has 73 National Service Offices nationwide.  By contacting one of these offices, veterans can speak with a National Service Officer (NSO) to ensure they are receiving the benefits to which they are entitled.  All of our NSOs are highly trained in VA law, benefits and healthcare. Paralyzed Veterans members […]

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Privacy Policy

Post Date:January 18, 2017

OUR COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY Paralyzed Veterans of America deeply respects the privacy of its visitors. You are not required to register or to provide any personal information in order to access information on our site. Paralyzed Veterans of America may collect and store the information you choose to provide us to send you information about […]

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Planned Giving

Post Date:January 18, 2017

Paralyzed Veterans offers our friends and supporters a variety of ways to consider planning their gifts. By choosing the right gift, you can benefit America’s paralyzed veterans and fulfill your own long-term financial goals. Gift Options Legacy Circle Assets to Give Matching Gifts Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) Planned Giving Staff If you would like to speak […]

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PAVE: Impact and Results

Post Date:January 17, 2017

PAVE Impact by the Numbers – A Snapshot Served over 550 clients (veterans, their family members, and veteran caregivers) Retention rate of 85% Industry sectors with highest number of PAVE placements: government, healthcare, retail, non profit, transportation, business From Illinois to Florida, from the Clinton Global Initiative to the White House, from coast to coast, […]

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PAVE Employment Leadership Council

Post Date:January 17, 2017

Operation PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment), formed the PAVE Employment Leadership Council to help support and expand PAVE’s model for helping all veterans transition to civilian life with economic independence, by helping bring new relationships, networks and ideas to the program. The founding members are Rich Brooks, Agility Defense & Government Services; Scott Miller, […]

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114th Congress: Letters

Post Date:July 11, 2016

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 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 letter […]

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114th Congress: Testimony

Post Date:July 11, 2016

September 7, 2016 House Committee on Veterans Affairs Topic: “From Tumult to Transformation: The Commission on Care and the Future of the VA Healthcare System Statement for the RecordRead the statement (PDF)  June 23, 2016 House Committee on Veterans Affairs Topic: Pending LegislationRead the testimony (PDF)   May 24, 2016 Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs Topic: […]

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Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) is proud to announce that eleven college students will each receive a $1,000 scholarship through Paralyzed Veterans’ Educational Scholarship Program. The 2015-2016 school year scholarship awardees are: Miah Crockett, Winchester, CA, (Sonoma State University); Lynn Curley, Ganado, AZ, (Navajo Technical University); Samantha Gardner, Omaha, NE, (University of Nebraska – Lincoln); […]

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