WE ARE DEDICATED TO ONE SINGLE PURPOSE: EMPOWERING VETERANS TO LEAD HIGH-QUALITY LIVES WITH RESPECT AND DIGNITY. SEE SCHEDULE O FOR FURTHER DETAILS.
BARRY A JESINOSKI
3725 Alexandria Pike
Cold Spring, KY 41076
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SERVICE PROGRAM: SERVICES ARE OFFERED AT NO COST OR OBLIGATION TO VETERANS, THEIR FAMILIES AND SURVIVORS. -NSOs PROVIDED REPRESENTATION FOR NEARLY 212,000 PENDING CLAIMS FOR VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES BEFORE THE VA. OUR CLIENTS RECEIVED MORE THAN $20.7 BILLION IN EARNED BENEFITS. -TSOs CONDUCTED 1,268 PRESENTATIONS TO HELP PREPARE 44,014 TRANSITIONING SERVICE MEMBERS FOR CIVILIAN LIFE. TSOs FILED 24,649 CLAIMS FOR VA BENEFITS AND CONNECTED VETERANS WITH FREE RESOURCES AVAILABLE THROUGH DAV. -MSOs TRAVELED 45,242 MILES TO 494 SITES WHERE NSOs INTERVIEWED 6,086 VETERANS AND POTENTIAL CLAIMANTS. (SEE SCHEDULE O)
VOLUNTARY SERVICES PROGRAM: BY PROVIDING VETERANS WITH TRANSPORTATION TO MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS, COORDINATING IN-HOSPITAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES AND ENCOURAGING AND SUPPORTING EFFORTS TO HONOR THE SACRIFICES OF DISABLED VETERANS, DAV ENHANCES THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF VETERANS, THEIR FAMILIES AND SURVIVORS. -IN 2018, VOLUNTEERS TRAVELED 17,664,665 MILES, PROVIDING 625,000 RIDES TO VETERANS AND DONATING 1.4 MILLION HOURS OF THEIR TIME. -THE VALUE OF VOLUNTEER HOURS AND SERVICES AMOUNTED TO MORE THAN $34.7 MILLION. -TO INCENTIVIZE YOUTH VOLUNTEERS, DAV AWARDED $75,000 THROUGH ITS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. (SEE SCHEDULE O)
EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM: DAV IS COMMITTED TO ENSURING TRANSITIONING MILITARY MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES SECURE THE TOOLS, RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES THEY NEED TO ADVANCE THEIR EMPLOYMENT GOALS. SINCE THE PROGRAMS INCEPTION IN 2014, DAV CO-HOSTED 463 ALL VETERANS' TRADITIONAL AND VIRTUAL CAREER FAIRS ACROSS THE COUNTRY, CREATING EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR NEARLY 172,000 ACTIVE-DUTY, GUARD AND RESERVE PERSONNEL, VETERANS AND THEIR SPOUSES. - DAV CONNECTS VETERANS WITH EMPLOYMENT RESOURCES AND OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH ITS WEBSITE WWW.JOBS.DAV.ORG. (SEE SCHEDULE O)
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