We depend 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 our 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.
Visits and tours
Please make sure you call 2 weeks in advance to schedule your tour/visit.
Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center (PRC):
We've discovered a need in our new PRC for items the patients have requested. If you can, or know of someone who can, donate any of the items below, our patients would be very appreciative:
Housing and Urban Development Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) Program:
Our Veterans that are being housed through this program are in need of the following items:
Other donation opportunities:
Non-cash contributions are used to make our patients' stay more enjoyable. Items which are accepted include —
The following comfort items provide our hospitalized Veterans and homeless Veterans with basic hygiene kits and essentials --
Various waiting areas and units have requested the following for patients:
*VA Canteen Services donates a percentage to Voluntary Services for items that are purchased, by the case, through the Canteen.
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To donate or assist, please contact:
via US Postal Service:
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
7400 Merton Minter Blvd.
San Antonio, TX 78229
via phone:(210) 617-5107
or via email: StxVolSvc@va.gov