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San Francisco VA Health Care System


Volunteer or Donate

Volunteer or Donate

The San Francisco VA Health Care 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 throughout the Health Care System 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 learn about volunteer opportunities, call or visit the San Francisco VAHCS Voluntary Service Office at (415) 750-2144 or:

San Francisco VA Medical Center
Voluntary Service (135)
4150 Clement Street
Bldg. 7, Room 120
San Francisco, CA 94121

We will be happy to discuss how you can help us in our mission to provide comfort and care to America's Veterans.

Volunteer Spotlight

Check out our featured Volunteer here
Read about our previously featured Volunteers here.

Recent Special Events

Click here to check out our recent Voluntary Service Special Events.







Cash donations are used for the comfort and welfare of our Veteran patients, including —

  • Hygiene products
  • Refreshment supplies
  • Family assistance for hospitalized Veterans
  • Recreational activities & holiday celebrations
  • Veteran special events such as Golden Age Games or Winter Sports Clinic
  • Cultural Change activities in the Community Living Center (CLC)

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

Current magazines & paperback books
Coffee and cookies
New or gently used clothing
Telephone cards
Canteen Books
MUNI bus tokens or Taxi vouchers

To make a cash or non-cash contribution, please contact the San Francisco VAHCS Voluntary Service at (415) 750-2144.

To view the current Wish List for donations, click here.