PAVE

Charity Name
Paws Assisting Veterans (PAVE)

Charity Type

CFC Number
76362

Cause Area

Transcript

CFC 2019 VIDEO TRANSCRIPT

- 12 slides
- Background music: You raised me up by Josh Grovan (only music)

1st slide – (image) PAVE (PAWS ASSISTING VETERANS) logo
2nd slide – Black background – written in white letters:
“22 Veterans commit suicide daily”
3rd slide – (image) - PAVE Assistance Dog, a golden retriever with a sad look, rests his head on a stone grave at an American military cemetery.
4th slide - Black background – written in white letters:
“PAVE provides FREE of cost:
- PTSD Dogs for Veterans who have experienced trauma.
- Service Dogs for Veterans with mobility problems.
- Facility Dogs that work alongside a Health Care Provider.”
5th slide – (image) - Smiling male Veteran sits on a bench. A PAVE PTSD dog, a black labrador, grounds him by resting his front legs on his lap.
6th slide – Black background – written in white letters:
“PTSD Dogs help by:
- Preventing panic attacks by detecting changes in their Veteran's cortisol levels and alerting them.
- Reducing hypervigilance in stressful environments.
- Redirecting the Veteran during a PTSD episode.
- Waking them up from nightmares.
- And much more!!!”
7th slide – (image) - Double amputee, male Veteran with a big smile sits down on a grey sofa with a PAVE Service Dog, a cream poodle that lays on his lap.

8th slide – Black background – written in white letters:
“Pave Service Dogs help by:
- Opening & closing doors.
- Retrieving objects.
- Turning the light on & off.
- Taking the jacket, gloves, socks, and shoes off.
- And much more!!!”
9th slide – (image) - A female Veteran sits on a treatment table in a medic office. A Facility Dog, a black labrador, attentively lays down by her feet providing comfort.
10th slide – Black background – written in white letters:
“Facility Dogs work alongside Health Care Providers such as physicians, counselors, physical or occupational therapists, social workers, etc.
Facility Dogs create a relaxing, comfortable and trusting environment.
Veterans benefit greatly from the presence of this four-legged, highly trained Health Care Assistant!”
11th slide – Black background – written in white letters:
“CFC contributions from federal employees have been a lifeline for us.
Your support means everything!”
12th slide – (image) PAVE (PAWS ASSISTING VETERANS) logo