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VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System


Volunteer or Donate

VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare 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 for our VA medical center facilities 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 become a volunteer, please download the information under the Resources section on the right hand side of this page. Detailed application instructions can be found on the first page of the New Volunteer Test. For additional information please contact the Volunteer Service Office (contact information can also be found on the right hand side of this page).

Thank you for your interest in supporting our mission to provide comfort and care to America's veterans.


Check or credit card donations are used for the comfort and welfare of our veteran patients.  100% of donations made to VA medical centers reach the Veteran, there are NO administrative costs.  Purchases for Veterans include -

  • Hygiene products
  • Refreshment supplies
  • Recreational activities
  • Items needed for specific programs
  • Assistance for Homeless Veterans
  • Personalized holiday gifts for every In-patient

Non-monetary contributions are used to make our patients' stay more enjoyable. Items which are accepted include - 

  • Coffee and/or popcorn
  • New clothing, shower shoes, or sneakers
  • Personal Care Items such as disposable razors, deodorant, skin lotion, etc.
  • Note cards or paper, pens, stamps

Send check contributions to:    

Voluntary Service
421 N. Main Street
Leeds, MA 01053

To make a credit card donation click on "E-Donate" underneath the Resources section on the right hand side of this page.


Anne Murray
Voluntary Program Officer
Voluntary Service Office, Recreation Hall, Building 11, First Floor

Christina Bertrand
Voluntary Services Specialist
Voluntary Services Office, Recreation Hall, Building 11
413-584-4040 Ext. 2340

The Eagle Newsletter


Volunteer PSA video.