530-520-9194 support@ivets.org

Service Organizations


Notes: Updated on 4/7/20 with Kristina over phone.

Service and support dog trainer for disabled Veterans.

Point of contact is Kristina L. Olsen, phone preferred.


Note: 3/30/20, emailed requesting updated information.
Note: 5/14/20, called and left message + sent email requesting updated information.
Note: 6/2/20, e-mail no longer valid, called and left message requesting callback.
Note: 6/6/20, Dianne called back to confirm information, updated e-mail and added secondary phone number, no other changes needed.

Provides care packages for deployed military personnel with a connection to Central Oregon.

Point of contact is Dianne Brock (Quartermaster) or Tom Majchrowski (President)
Email: caringfortroops2@gmail.com

Care package packing every second Saturday 1000 at the VFW in Bend.
To sign up for military personnel to receive free care packages please visit the website.
Board meetings first Tuesday at 1700 at the VFW in Bend.


Note: Updated on 3/30/20.

Homeless outreach, veteran housing, economic, and employment assistance to at risk veterans.

Point of contact is the front desk (covo@covo-us.org).


Note: 3/31/20, Emailed asking for information update.
Note: 5/14/20, Left voicemail asking for information update.
Note: 5/22/20, Don returned call to confirm information is all correct but error with website line, link fixed.

Point of contact is Don Surrett.
The DAV is available at the Bend VFW on the 3rd Thursday of the month between 1830-1930.
Patience is requested by this organization, it is all volunteer and may take a couple days to respond to messages.


Note: 3/31/20, information updated with Darlene over phone.

Point of contact is Darlene Strupith.


Note: 3/30/20, left message at front desk for callback.
Note: 4/1/20, received callback, information verified and updated by Greg.

Fly fishing outings and training for disabled Veterans.

Point of contact is Greg Ford at the VetCenter by phone or email.


Updated: 3/31/20

Point of contact for Veterans is Paul Messett.