About Us



“Building Better Lives For America’s Disabled Veterans”


Our General Membership meetings are held at 6:30 PM on the third Monday of every month at our Headquarters building located at 5441 15th Street NW, Bemidji, MN.

Our mailing address is:

DAV Chapter 7
P.O. Box 564
Bemidji, MN 56619-0564
All other contact information can be found under the “Chapter Officers“, “Auxiliary Officers” and the “E-mail Us” tabs above.


Monies raised by this Chapter through the Clothing collection bins, Forget-Me-Not, and other fund raising events, along with donations that we receive in the mail, are used to support the needs of  Veterans and their families within our Chapter’s area. With some of these funds, we are able to help other Veterans organizations that also provide for the needs of veterans in our Chapter’s area.


Organizations that have benefited:


  • Bemidji Community Based Outpatient Clinic CBOC
  • Fargo Veterans Administration Medical Center — FargoVAMC
  • St. Cloud Veterans Administration Medical Center — StCloudVAMC
  • Fergus Falls Veterans Home
  • Silver Bay Veterans Home
  • Disabled Veterans Hunts
  • State Veterans Cemeteries
  • and many more.

Fargo VA Hospital Transportation:

Chapter 7 helps to coordinate and support the DAV Transportation to the Fargo VA Hospital program.

Direct Support:

The Chapter assists with bills and other needs to include: Rent and Utility bills, Vehicle Repairs, Hospital bills, etc.

Equipment Donations:

For Veterans and their immediate family members in need of medical equipment to maintain their quality of life, we have the following items available:

  • Scooters
  • Wheelchairs — both manual and electric
  • Hospital Beds
  • Walkers
  • Chair Lifts
  • Canes and more.