New COVID Vaccination Tool Available

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has set up a special national online tool called “Keep Me Informed” to inform veterans about what they can expect over the next several months regarding the COVID vaccines and the phases in which they can be administered to veterans. Please feel free to sign up for this tool, which asks veterans to input their demographic information and indicate whether they are interested in receiving the vaccine. Individual veteran […]

A Holiday Message from BVA’s Executive Director

To our valued members, volunteers, staff, friends, and partners: Another year has swiftly passed, bringing us to the brink of a new year, a year that will bring significant challenges to which we will, no doubt, rise above. This year has offered solid proof that, despite the enormity of the challenges facing us due to the global pandemic, we are resilient and will remain so. I echo what the optimists continue to say: We will […]

BVA To Host State of the Organization Virtual Town Hall

The Blinded Veterans Association’s National Board of Directors and National Headquarters have scheduled a 90-minute virtual Town Hall meeting for Wednesday, December 16, at 3:00 p.m. EST to address the current state of the organization and its activities on a national level. BVA members, their families, and other interested stakeholders are invited to attend the Town Hall, which will feature BVA’s national leadership and the leaders of the Association’s special interest groups. National leadership areas […]

Give the Gift of Hope to Blinded Veterans this #Giving Tuesday!

Today is the day! Take part in #GivingTuesday and help us support all blinded veterans. Every donation counts. Even if you were financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, you can still support us! Visit our Facebook page and share our #GivingTuesday posts with your friends and family. By spreading the word you’re helping us reach every blinded veteran who would benefit from our support. When you donate to BVA you’re helping us provide opportunities to […]

Give the Gift of Hope to Blinded Veterans this #GivingTuesday!

This year has been hard on all of us, but together we are getting through it. While you’re shopping for your holiday gifts this Black Friday and Cyber Monday, give the gift of hope to blinded veterans. By supporting BVA, you’re supporting veterans like Monaca Gilmore. Monaca sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) from an improvised explosive device that detonated near her convoy. The aftereffects of the TBI resulted in the loss of her eyesight. […]