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Volunteer or Donate

VA Portland Health Care System depends 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 the VAPORHCS 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.

Donatation Needs (As of March 2020)

Due to the required safety precautions implemented to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19),  Voluntary Service is suspending accepting in-kind donations like clothing, toiletries, food, magazines and books, until further notice.

Only donations we can accept at this time is from the current needs listed below.

Because visitors are not allowed into the facility, please call Voluntary Service to arrange the delivery of items.

Donations can also be mailed directly to Voluntary Service.

Voluntary Service at the Portland and Vancouver Campuses will continue accepting monetary donations thru mail, or e-donate.

Thank you in advance for your contributions and we appreciate all you do in supporting our Veterans.

Current Needs (New, unused, unopened boxes)

  • Masks (Surgical and N95)
  • Eye protection (goggles, helmets with face shield, or just face shield)
  • Hand Sanitizer -store bought only
  • I-Pads, Android Tablets, Kindle Fire HD
  • Latex Gloves and Latex Free Gloves
  • Single Serve Ramen Noodles for Community Reintegration Services
  • Single Serve Campbell’s Soups for Community Reintegration Services
  • Track Phones for Community Reintegration Services

Where to donate:

Please mail to:        

                               Voluntary Service (P4VOL)
                               3710 SW US Veterans Hospital Road
                               Portland, OR 97239       

E-Donate Information:

To use e-donate online, please visit www.volunteer.va.gov. To donate online, select a state and medical center, then click “Donate Online”. 100% of your donation will go toward supporting Veterans and you can designate your donations to which program you want to support. Questions regarding e-donate call 1-877-353-9791.

Contact Us

Voluntary Service Office
Building 101, ground floor, room 115
Portland: (503) 273-5042

Vancouver: (360) 690-1842

Outside Portland/Vancouver Metro Area: (800) 949-1004, ext. 55042

page updated: 03/30/2020


Voluntary Service Office
Building 101, ground floor, room 115



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