Disabled American Veterans (DAV)

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Disabled American Veterans (DAV) is a non-profit charity that provides lifetime support to veterans and their families. More than 1 million veterans a year have been helped by changing their lives in an encouraging way. Our main goal is to offer veterans with meaningful employment so that they can begin their civilian life since serving our country. There are job fairs throughout the year that provide resources that ensure the veterans a chance to take part in new jobs which is a huge goal of ours. The DAV also offers support to more than 700,000 veterans in getting them to and from medical appointments and helps more than 300,000 with benefit claims annually. There are almost 1,300 chapters and 1.3 million members across the country. This gives veterans and their families the resources they need and ensures them that our nation will keep the promises that they made when they served our country.
The DAV is very committed to helping people grow their knowledge and skills so that they can get back out there. In 2015 alone, more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits have taken care of veterans, their families and survivors. Throughout our time we have really grown as a company. Everyone who works for the DAV has many years of
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The training program focuses completely on women because the DAV knows that they are the ones who struggle the most when trying to start their own business. When the DAV started this program over 200 veteran women and military spouses were invited to join us for a presentation with an overview of the program. Afterward, there was an opportunity to ask questions with our staff. This gave them all the information they needed to know about what the program was offering. Since there are many different that are served, we started doing social media marketing and traveling to different locations to share our new program with
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