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Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans’ Hospital


May 21 VA2K for Health and Homelessness


VA2K will be held on May 21 at 11 a.m.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Mark your calendar and get out your walking shoes! Truman VA will be hosting VA2K on Wednesday, May 21, at 11 a.m.  This 30-minute walk and roll is designed to support our homeless Veterans, involve the community and promote employee wellness.

Veterans, family members and the community are welcome to join VA employees and volunteers.  Participating locations include Truman VA and Community Based Outpatient Clinics located in Jefferson City, Kirksville, Lake of the Ozarks, Saint James and Waynesville.  At Truman VA, check-in will be located at the west parking lot entrance located off of Tiger Ave (Maryland Avenue). 

There is no cost to participate. However, donations benefiting the Homeless Veterans Program are welcomed.  Donations can be brought before the event or dropped off at the starting points.

Recommended donations:

  • Dish Soap
  • Laundry Detergent 
  • Shampoo 
  • Deodorant 
  • All Purpose Cleaner 
  • Dryer Sheets 
  • Trash Bags 
  • Razors (3 blades) 
  • Brooms 
  • Mops 
  • Wash Cloths 
  • Bath Towels
  • Toilet Paper

Last year’s VA2K walk and roll was extremely successful.  There were 166 participants and donations of $1,706.59 worth of items in support of our programs for homeless Veterans. For more information about this year’s event, contact Chris Longdon at 573-814-6000 extension 53441. 


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