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When life happens, make sure we happen.

You can count on VBVRS to reach out a helping hand, just as we have since 1952.
When you donate here, we can be there.

Thanks to you,

VBVRS Volunteer members have the opportunity to donate more than 83,000 hours of community service this year.

Thanks to you,

Residents of Virginia Beach can count on free pre-hospital emergency medical care.

Thanks to you,

Calls in 2017 were answered by VBVRS crews at all times of the day and night.

Support The Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Every dollar counts.

You can be the difference that allows us to have the life-saving equipment and supplies we need to answer every cry for help.


It's Fall Fund Drive Time!

As you anticipate and celebrate the holidays, and prepare for the end of the year, please consider making a one-time or sustaining donation to our squad. It is only with your help that we can respond to every cry for help.



Learn CPR. Absolutely free.

Did you know that 70% of all sudden cardiac arrests take place in the home? Now you know. Come learn what to do.


Join us. We need you.

Help us help others. And see what a difference it makes in your own life. Start the process by filling out the online application.



You like us. You really like us.

Share how a VBVRS crew rescued you! Tell us your story and we’ll tell you ours, keeping you up to date with all that our crews are doing.



Thinking about joining?

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Ride with us. See what it’s like.

If you want to experience what a day in the life of a VBVRS volunteer is like, sign up as an observer. It’s the real deal.

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Free training. That’s right, free.

Learn a new skill, be a hero, give back to your community, or launch a new career. Whatever your reason, EMS training is free.

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Questions? We have answers.

Here’s a list of the questions we hear most. If you don’t see what you need here, please let us know.

We are thankful for YOU! Because of your quick response, we are able to spend the holidays with our son. Our community is lucky for people like you all!

- Camden's Grateful Family

Here are some easy ways to support us.

Amazon Smile

When you link our rescue squad to your Amazon account, any time you shop at Amazon Smile, a donation will be made to our organization.

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Kroger Community Rewards

Link your Kroger Plus card to VBVRS and every time you shop you’ll be making a donation to VBVRS. It’s easy.

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Goodshop & Goodsearch

Simply using the search engine GoodSearch or shopping for well-known brands through GoodShop will bring us much-needed donations without costing you a penny.

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