Volunteer or Donate - John J. Pershing VA Medical Center
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John J. Pershing VA Medical Center


Volunteer or Donate

VAMC Poplar Bluff depends on the goodwill of our benefactors and volunteers who wish to give something back to America's heroes.


Volunteers provide many important functions throughout the Medical Center and help make our patients' stay more enjoyable. Volunteers can perform a number of services, and a volunteer's talents are closely matched with one of our many assignments.

To volunteer, call or visit the VAMC Poplar Bluff Voluntary Service Office. We will be happy to receive your application or discuss how you can help us in our mission to provide comfort and care to America's veterans.


Cash donations are used for the comfort and welfare of our veteran patients, including but not limited to:

  • hygiene products
  • refreshment supplies
  • satelite television 
  • recreational activities
  • indigent and homeless verterans

Non-cash contributions are used to make our patients' stay more enjoyable. Items which are accepted include but not limited to:

  • magazines
  • coffee and cookies
  • new or gently used clothing
  • telephone cards
  • electric razors
  • western books
  • lap robes

To make a cash or non-cash contribution, please contact the VAMC Poplar Bluff, Voluntary Service.


Voluntary Service
2nd floor room 2078



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