Federal Benefits for Veterans, Dependents and Survivors
Donate Your Vehicle and Give Back to Disabled Veterans
Of the 19.6 million veterans in the U.S., many require support that comes from your vehicle donation. To donate your vehicle call 1-855-811-4838 or click on the Link below
Our Veterans who can no longer drive or have a procedure that prevents them from driving to and from the VA Medical Hospitals in Minneapolis, MN and Tomah, WI, have relied on this program. This program could only survive thanks to generous donations over the years.
Winona County provides funding for the purchase and maintenance of the Veterans Transport Van. Donations raised during the year are used to pay the drivers a stipend. Our drivers spend most of their day at the VA Hospital especially when the van is full, and there are early morning and late afternoon appointments. In the past years the lowest amount paid out in a 12 month period to drivers was $6,400.00 and a high year was $8,500.00.
The following Winona County Area charitable gambling organizations have made significant contributions over the years.
VFW Post 1287
Goodview Activity Group
Eagles (FOE # 1243)
ST. Charles Volunteer Fire Department
Altura Fire Department
American Legion Auxiliary
Rollingstone Fire Fighters
Veterans For Veterans
Purple Heart 555
American Legion Post 9 SAL
On behalf of the Winona County Veterans who depend on this program, I appreciate their charitable gambling organization who support this worthy program. Their generosity is greatly appreciated and will allow the program to continue.
Donations are welcome from anyone or any organization. Make checks payable to Winona County Veterans Transport Program. Mail or drop off at Winona County Office Building 202 West 3rd Street Winona, MN 55987. (507) 457-6455
We are always looking for volunteer drivers. Must have a good driving record, pass a physical, and a test administered by the VA Medical Center in Minneapolis, MN.
Winona County Veteran Service Officer