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Helping Veterans

October 06, 2015

To honor the people who have served our country, for each order you place that is $50 or more, we are donating a combination hygiene/first-aid kit to veterans through the San Francisco VA Medical Center. Additionally, we will send you a coupon worth 10% off your next order.  Good through this Veteran’s Day, November 11th, 2015.

To make your own individual contribution to benefit veterans, please follow this link to their wish list. Below is the 2015 Wishlist compiled by the San Francisco VA Medical Center. 

Wish List - 2015
The San Francisco VA Medical Center does not solicit for donations, nor do we allow the name of the VA to be used in solicitations through other organizations. However, for those organizations or individuals who inquire as to our needs, the following is a list you can use as a guide for our special needs, program support and/or equipment.


  • Healthy individually wrapped snacks such as oatmeal, Granola bars, Power bars
  • Bottled water
  • Juice boxes

Music and Entertainment:

  • Portable radios
  • iPods
  • iPads
  • Kindles
  • Headphones – ear buds
  • Music CDs: Classical, Jazz, Dancing, etc.
  • Musical performers of all kinds

Recreation and Leisure:

  • Cross word puzzles books (large print)
  • Table games – chess, checkers, dominos
  • Year subscription for newspapers
  • Exercise DVDs

Personal Care Items:

  • Cell phones - prepaid
  • Socks (new)
  • Gloves
  • Scarves
  • Men and women underwear (new)
  • Men and women jackets
  • Canteen books
  • Laundry soap
  • Fresh flowers for inpatients’ bed sides
  • Safety razors
  • Travel size items
  • Shaving cream
  • Toothbrushes and toothpaste
  • Denture adhesive and denture cleaner
  • Deodorant
  • Shampoo 
  • Hair combs

Welcome Home baskets for HUD VASH Veterans:  Some suggested items are new cleaning products, bath items, kitchen items and small appliances.

Comfort Items:

  • Backpacks
  • Duffle bags
  • Gift Cards: movie tickets, local restaurants, local grocery stores, coffee gift cards, gas cards, Visa or American Express gift cards

Other Items:

  • Holiday ribbon

Funds for the Following projects:

  • Hotel stays for veteran family member and/or caregivers of inpatients
  • Community Living Center (CLC) Cultural Change Programs:

These funds will be used to enhance the Residents living experience that will create a more home-like environment such as maintaining the fish aquarium and veterinary bills for the resident pet “Miley”  

  • Social Work fund for Veterans in need of assistance
  • National veteran recreation events such as:
  1. Veterans Creative Arts Festival
  2. National Veterans Wheelchair Games
  3. Veterans Golden Age Games
  4. Winter Sports Clinic
  5. Summer Sports Clinic

Monetary donations can be made to:

San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Voluntary Service (135)

4150 Clement Street

San Francisco, CA  94121

Electronic Donations can be made at:

Please earmark your donation by indicating in the lower
left corner of your check, the intent of your donation.

Thank you for your interest in helping Veterans!

Owetdia Dupree,

Chief, Voluntary Service

(415) 750-2144



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