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Smooth Strumming

  BVL is Brightening Veterans' Lives through the gift of music. A group of veterans at the New York Harbor Healthcare System are finding both spirt and solace by learning how to play the guitar.  Music therapy is a proven path to healing.  See how the days are brighter for a group Veterans thanks to a BVL grant. https://www.flickr.com/photos/144760790@N02/sets/72157673222194371

BVL Recreation Therapy Grants Distributed

BVL is now distributing our 2015 grants, sending hundreds of thousands of dollars to VA Hospitals nationwide for recreational programs and services to meet the needs of the current patient population for each facility.  The grants provide recreational and therapeutic programs and services for veterans in care at our nation’s VA Medical Centers, Vet Centers and State Homes.  BVL picks up where government funding leaves off, providing the ‘extras’ that brighten spirits and boost morale. Thanks to BVL, music, the arts, recreation and sports are incorporated into the rehabilitation process – speeding recovery and sending a message of care ...