Membership is free and open to qualified individuals. Paralyzed Veterans of America's President invites you to join our more than 17,000 members today and have your voice, energy and efforts assist others living with spinal cord injury and disease.
Any individual who meets the following criteria is eligible to join Paralyzed Veterans of America:
* Some examples of diseases (with an impairment of the spinal cord with or without Neuro Deficit Residual):
The above list is not all-inclusive. Therefore, if your condition is not listed, or if you have any questions, contact our Membership Staff.
How can you make a difference? By joining a Paralyzed Veterans of America chapter, you have the opportunity to have your voice, your energy and your efforts assist others. Upon joining you will begin to receive your chapter's monthly newsletter as well as notifications of upcoming events and meetings. In addition, you will have the opportunity to participate in many programs, including volunteering and sporting events.
Regardless of your state of residence, you may choose to join any of our 34 chapters. View a listing of all of the chapters. Membership at-large is available to individuals who qualify for life membership, but choose to apply through the National Office rather than through a PVA chapter.Both memberships entitle you to an informative welcome package, free subscription to our monthly member magazine, Paraplegia News, and a host of other benefits.
If you do not meet the qualifications for Paralyzed Veterans of America membership, please note that many of our chapters offer associate and affiliate membership programs. These programs enable individuals with a deep interest in Paralyzed Veterans to contribute personally and/or monetarily. Contact the chapter closest to you.
If you meet the eligibility requirements to join PVA, please follow these steps: