Proceeds from the sale of donated products support the below programs in and around San Diego County which has a large active and retired military presence.

DAV Industries, Inc. directly supports several different programs which help disabled veterans better their physical, social and mental conditions.

The Transportation Program

DAV Industries, Inc. supplies vans to transport veterans, on a daily basis, to and from medical appointments at the VA Hospital and various outpatient clinics, at no cost.

VA Health Center of La Jolla

With the funds generated by the generous donations we receive, we continually purchase medical equipment for the hospital, as recommended by the VA Hospital Administrator.

Department Service Officers

At the state level, The DAV Industries, Inc. financially supports several service officers who are trained to aid, counsel and represent our disabled veterans with claims and other assistance. The Department Service Officers may be reached at: 619-299-6916.

Service to the Community

The D.A.V. is also a large contributor to local charities. These charities in turn, assist our veterans. A few are listed for your information:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • American Cancer Society
  • Elizabeth Hospice
  • V.A. Hospital – La Jolla California

D.A.V. Industries, Inc. has been serving veterans for over 50 years.

Board of Directors

  • Linda Sundberg, President
  • Clifford Caldwell, Vice President
  • Mark Carpenter, Treasurer
  • Macario C. Dimayuga, Secretary
  • LeRoy Acosta, Director
  • John Hood, Director
  • Suey Lee, Director
  • David Rathgeber, Director
  • James Galliher, Director
  • George Sherrod, Director
  • Nancy Casey, Director

D.A.V. Thrift Stores General Manager is Teri L. Sutton of M.R. Whit, Inc.