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Volunteers at each of our Homes contribute tremendously to the quality of life of our Veterans. Volunteers provide invaluable support by sharing their experience, time and compassion with our Residents. Family members, friends and community members play a key role in helping us serve those who served through generous donations of time and money. If you or someone you know would like to make a difference, please contact us at (612) 548-5993.



Minneapolis Giving Guide

Family members, friends and community members play a key role in helping us serve those who served through generous donations of time and money. The following is a list of project funding needs, volunteer opportunities and requested donation items. For questions or information on donating, please contact Cheryl Garrison at (612) 548-5993. If you would like to make an online financial donation please visit the Minneapolis Donations page.

Recreation Fund

Daily recreation programs for 341 Residents $6,000/month
$17/Resident/month

Portable boomboxes with CD and radio capability (10 needed)

$25 each
Blu Ray DVD players (10 needed)   

$50.00 each
Sponsor an in-house unit lunch i.e. pizza party, fried chicken, chinese, Subway, etc.

$300.00/unit
Sponsor a seasonal meal or event

$200 - $400

Resident Needs - New Items Only


  • 12-packs of pop, both diet and regular (prefer Root Beer, Orange, Diet Coke, 7-UP, Coke, Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Diet 7-UP, Diet Root Beer)
  • 12-packs of non-alcoholic beer (such as O’Doul’s)
  • Books or rolls of Forever Stamps
  • Bags of Puffcorn (for Residents that have a hard time eating regular popcorn) can be found in chip/snack area)
  • Individual-sized bags of dry roasted peanuts.
  • Batteries (AA and C)
  • Decorative disposable table coverings, treat bags, small plates, plastic forks, and spoons (seasonal)
  • CD players for Resident rooms
  • Electric toothbrushes (battery operated)
  • Universal remotes- simple action
  • Blu Ray DVD players with HDMI connection
  • Crew socks (white only)
  • Electric shavers
  • Sweatpants-M, L, XL
  • Caps, bucket hats, sunhats (must be new)
  • Sony over-the-ear headsets for smartphones, for use with iPad visits
  • MP-3 players for Music and Memory program
  • CD-R’s (for downloading individual music for Residents)
  • $10 gift cards to Target and Walmart

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