A Legacy of Service, Hope for the Future

About Disabled American Veterans

DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for  veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1  million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. Annually,  the organization provides more than 600,000 rides to veterans attending  medical appointments and assists veterans with well over 200,000 benefit  claims. In 2018, DAV helped veterans receive more than $20 billion in  earned benefits. DAV’s services are offered at no cost to all  generations of veterans, their families and survivors.

DAV is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful  employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources to ensure they  have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their  sacrifices have made possible.

With nearly 1,300 chapters and more than 1 million members across the  country, DAV empowers our nation’s heroes and their families by helping  to provide the resources they need and ensuring our nation keeps the  promises made to them.


DAV helps keep promises made to veterans