Reflecting on the year. Looking forward to the future.

Paralyzed Veterans of America continues our work toward improving the lives of all veterans, our commitment to them lasts a lifetime. – Al Kovach, Jr., National President, Paralyzed Veterans of America

Our annual report is a reflection on where we have been in the past year and reaffirms our vision for the future. Here are some of the accomplishments made on behalf of our veterans because of the support of our donors and sponsors.

  • 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 our 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 our sports programs to include boccia and exploring other exciting sports, such as wheelchair lacrosse.

  • Hosted more than 600 health care professionals at our annual health care Summit, one of the world’s leading conferences in the specialized field of spinal cord injury and disease care.

You can download our full Paralyzed Veterans of America Annual Report here.