Annual Report

2014 Paralyzed Veterans of America Annual Report CoverParalyzed Veterans of America is pleased to announce the publication of its 2014 Annual Report.

In 2014 alone, Paralyzed Veterans of America:

  • Provided services to more than 60,000 veterans and their families nationwide.
  • Secured more than $290 million in new benefit awards and ancillary benefits, and more than $1 billion in total benefits secured—new, retroactive and recurring awards—for all clients.
  • Expanded outreach to veterans’ caregivers, which included advocacy within VA facilities, benefits and claims assistance and vocational resources.
  • Opened its eighth Operation PAVE (Paving Access for Veterans Employment) office in Chicago to provide vocational services to veterans, their families and caregivers in the region.
  • Expanded its sports programs to include boccia and is exploring other exciting sports, such as wheelchair lacrosse.
  • Hosted more than 600 health care professionals at its annual health care Summit, one of the world’s leading conferences in the specialized field of spinal cord injury and disease care.

About the 2014 annual report, National President Al Kovach, Jr., shares the following:

"We’ve titled this year’s report 'A Lifetime of Service.' Just as I and other Paralyzed Veterans’ leaders and this organization continue our work toward improving the lives of all veterans, our commitment to them lasts a lifetime. You’ll read several examples of our unwavering dedication to America’s veterans in this report." 

Read the 2014 Paralyzed Veterans of America Annual Report


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