VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System
Volunteer or Donate
The Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center in Topeka, Kansas is a vital organization that brings greatly needed programs and services to thousands of veterans Donations and the broad range of volunteer contributions help supplement these services and make their hospital stay more enjoyable.
This is a great opportunity to join our team to "serve those who have served." Volunteers can perform a number of services; an individual's talents are closely matched with one of our many assignments.
To volunteer, call (785) 350-4323 or visit the Voluntary Service Office. We will be happy to receive your application or discuss how you can help us in our mission to provide comfort and care to America's veterans.
Why Donate? Freedom isn't free, it comes with a price.
Every donation, no matter how large or small, makes a difference in the lives of our veterans. With your support, we can maintain and grow the programs we offer and reach more veterans struggling to overcome their medical challenges. Your contributions help build strong, healthy communities and demonstrate the importance of citizen participation.
Cash donations are used for the comfort and welfare of our veteran-patients, including —
- Canteen Books (used in VA Retail Store to purchase snacks & haircuts)
- Equipment for patient areas, such as televisions, DVD players
- Support of patient leisure activities
- Personal care products
Non-cash contributions are used to make our patients' stay more enjoyable. Items which are accepted include —
- Pre-paid telephone cards for domestic use
- Individually packaged snack items (microwave popcorn, crackers, granola bars, bottled water, soda)
- New underwear, socks, t-shirts
- Personal hygiene items
- Postage stamps
- Coffee and cookies
To make a cash or non-cash contribution, please contact the Colmery-O'Neil VA Medical Center, Voluntary Service Program Office at (785) 350-4323.