DAV offers disaster relief grants - Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System
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Fayetteville VA Coastal Health Care System

 

DAV offers disaster relief grants

April 22, 2011

The Disabled American Veterans mobile service office will be at the Fayetteville VA Medical Center Monday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., and at the Jacksonville CBOC Tuesday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  They will be accepting applications for financial aid through their Disaster Relief Fund.

Disaster relief grant amounts may vary based on applicant needs, available DAV resources and DAV membership status. Disaster relief grants may be issued for the purpose of providing: food, clothing, and temporary shelter or to obtain relief from injury, illness, or personal loss resulting from natural/national disasters that are not covered by insurance or other disaster relief agencies.

To be eligible for a DAV disaster relief grant, the following criteria must be met:

  • The applicant must be a service-connected disabled veteran or the spouse thereof (same household).
  • The applicant must be the victim of a natural/national disaster.
  • The applicant's claimed loss must not be covered by insurance.
  • The applicant's claimed loss must not be covered by other emergency relief agencies.

The mobile service office will be parked in front of the hospital Monday and in the Jacksonville CBOC parking lot Tuesday.  If you know somebody who might benefit from this opportunity, please pass the word along to them.