16 Apr '18, 3pm

This #NationalVolunteerWeek, we salute DAV Chapter 20 for their commitment to helping #veterans.

This #NationalVolunteerWeek, we salute DAV Chapter 20 for their commitment to helping #veterans.

DAV members and volunteers from Chapter 20 in Lawrenceburg, TN., have built over 12 ramps for veterans in need of help to maneuver their driveways and doorways. Many of us take for granted the simplicity of entering and exiting our own homes as we please. This can be a daily obstacle for many veterans who depend on wheelchairs for much of their mobility. What started as a single gesture of kindness from members of one DAV Chapter has evolved into a joint effort of compassion, helping to address these mobility issues in a Tennessee community. “We built a ramp for one of our members, so his wife could get him in and out of their home to get him to his doctor appointments,” said Winford Calhoun, DAV Department of Tennessee Treasurer. “Then the word got around, and we have continued to receive requests.” Since late 2014, members from DAV Chapter 20 in Lawrenceburg, Tenn., have...

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