Volunteers give back to disabled veterans by offering a ride
There are a lot of disabled veterans in central and northern New York who need help getting to and from their medical appointments. WRVO's Mark Lavonier met with volunteers of the Disabled American Veterans Transportation Network based at the VA Hospital in Syracuse to learn more.
With the natural turnover of drivers, the DAV is constantly looking for drivers who can volunteer their time during the week. Currently, the need is greatest in the Oswego and Potsdam areas, though there are openings elsewhere in the 14-county network.
To become a driver, call recruiter Bill Gleason at (315) 425-4343 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
To learn more about the DAV and its services, visit their website.