Thank a Veteran: National Salute to Veteran Patients is Feb. 11-17 - St. Cloud VA Health Care System
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St. Cloud VA Health Care System

 

Thank a Veteran: National Salute to Veteran Patients is Feb. 11-17

February 1, 2018

The National Salute to Veteran Patients is observed annually during the week of Valentine's Day, a day of caring and sharing which underscores the Salute's expression of honor and appreciation to inpatient and residential Veterans.  This year’s observance will be Feb. 11-17. 

The 2018 National Salute to Veteran Patients is an opportunity for citizens of the nation to express personal gratitude to Veterans and to learn how individuals and groups can use their unique talents to serve as volunteers to help Veterans. 

There are many ways to participate:

• The National Salute to Veteran Patients gives every American the chance to thank Veterans for their freedom by sending Valentines, cards and letters to VA medical facilities. In the St. Cloud area, please address Valentines, cards and letters to:

                                                                   Any Veteran
                                                                   Attn: Voluntary Services
                                                                   St. Cloud VA Health Care System
                                                                   4801 Veterans Drive
                                                                   St. Cloud, MN 56303

• More than 98,000 Veterans of the U.S. armed services are cared for every day in VA medical facilities, outpatient clinics, domiciliary sites, and community living centers, including approximately 350 residents at the St. Cloud VA Medical Center.  You can make a difference in their lives with a visit or by volunteering.  Find out more at http://www.stcloud.va.gov/giving/index.asp, or by calling Voluntary Services staff at (320) 255-6365 or email at: vhastcvavsstaff@va.gov.
 
• To inquire about making a donation to benefit Veterans, contact staff at the St. Cloud VA Voluntary Service office at (320) 255-6365, or email at: vhastcvavsstaff@va.gov.

Honor a Veteran today. If you don’t live in the St. Cloud area, find your local VA medical facility at https://www.va.gov/, and learn how you can help at http://www.volunteer.va.gov/.


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