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Donations to the Oregon Veterans' Home - The Dalles

Have you ever wondered how you could give back to those who gave so much? Donating your time or resources to the OVHTD is a great way to start.

Your financial donation to the Home goes towards activities and items that make life more enjoyable for the residents, including: field trips, exercise equipment, refreshments for outings, transportation, medical equipment and supplies, benches, patios, plants, and magazine subscriptions.

Ways to Donate

Donations are accepted by the below methods, and all donations are tax-deductible.

Online Donations

Online donations are securely accepted via the web application below:

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In Person Or By Mail

The reception desk at the OVHTD is happy to accept your donation and provide a receipt on site, or you may mail checks to:

Oregon Veterans' Home - The Dalles
c/o Oregon Department of Veterans’ Affairs
700 Summer St NE
Salem, Oregon 97301

Charitable CheckOff

Another way to give to the OVHTD is to donate a portion of your state tax refund. Oregon Department of Revenue’s Charitable Checkoff program allows you to donate all or part of your Oregon tax refund to the Home. Contact the Program Director for details.

Other Types of Giving

Donations to the OVHTD are used to support our veteran residents or augment the many programs we have. Donations are used to enhance the quality of life for veterans through activities, events, and equipment. Great consideration is taken to use the gifts to improve the quality of life for our honored veterans to enjoy. (We reserve the right to carefully select what donations are accepted and prefer each donation to be in good to best condition for the honor of our veteran residents).

Our residents need/use the following items:

  • Newspaper Subscriptions
  • Cigarettes
  • Woodworking Supplies
  • Individually packaged snacks: microwave popcorn, cookies, doughnuts, flavored coffee creamers and soda pop
  • Toiletry items (unused): aftershave, lotion, hairspray, shampoo & conditioner
  • CD Players/Radios (portable), Music CDs
  • DVD/Blu-Ray Players
  • Sweatpants: sizes M / L / XL / 2XL / 3XL & 4XL (sweatshirts not needed)
  • Large Dominoes
  • Birthday Supplies (balloons, string, signs)
  • Large-piece Puzzles (under 300 pieces)
  • Gardening Supplies
  • Trivia Books
  • Batteries, (AA, AAA, C, D)
  • Phone Cards
  • Non-alcoholic Beer (O’Doul’s, Coors Cutter, etc.)
  • Electric Razors (Norelco, Remington, etc.)
  • Hearing Aid Batteries
  • Travel Documentaries (DVD/Blu-ray)
  • "Forever" Postage Stamps

The items on the list are not to limit those who want to give. If there is something you are interested in donating to the OVHTD, which is not on the list, please contact the Home ahead of time before bringing the item(s) into the building.