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Volunteer or donate

The Jonathan M. Wainwright VA depends on the goodwill of our supporters. Help us help our Veterans and have a positive impact on their lives. Remember, one of the greatest gifts you can give is your time. Volunteers really do make a difference!

Become a volunteer!

Join our volunteer team and experience the rewards of helping our nation’s Veterans. Volunteers play an important role in serving Veterans. If interested, we’ll match your talents and desires with existing volunteer opportunities. 

Volunteer benefits

In addition to supporting Veterans in your area, you will enjoy the following benefits as a VA volunteer:

  • Free VA Canteen Service ticket for food/drink items for shifts of 4 or more hours (available on the main Walla Walla campus site only)
  • Free parking
  • Education opportunities
  • Free flu and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • Job skills development
  • Job search opportunities

Get information on volunteering

Have questions and interested in learning how to sign up? Contact Jonathan M. Wainwright VA's Center for Development & Civic Engagement (CDCE), formerly Voluntary Service, for more information and request an application packet by one of these ways:

By mail:

Contact us via mail:

     Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center
     CDCE/Voluntary Service
     ATTN:  Linda Wondra, Public Affairs/Veteran Experience Officer
     77 Wainwright Drive
     Walla Walla, WA 99362

By phone:

Call us at:  509-386-1117 (VA cell)

By email:

Email us at:

By facsimile:

Fax us at:  509-527-6112

Make a donation

Donating is just a click away now that VA medical centers accept online donations. You just need a major credit card, debit card, checking account or savings account to accomplish a donation. Thank you for supporting our Veterans!

Use E-Donate to make a donation online

If you would like to donate money, please send a check payable to "Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA CDCE" to the following address:

     Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center
     CDCE/Voluntary Service
     ATTN:  Linda Wondra, Public Affairs/Veteran Experience Officer
     77 Wainwright Drive 
     Walla Walla, WA 99362

Donation of items:

Contact CDCE prior to bringing in any clothing or other donations to see what items are currently being accepted. 

Volunteer at a facility

You can sign up online to volunteer at our facility – or any other facility across the U.S.  Complete this online form to provide us the information we need to find just the right volunteer opportunity for you. We will contact you as soon as we can; do note it make take several business days to respond due to current demands. Thank you for your patience and desire to volunteer your precious time.

Learn more about volunteering or donating at VA