The Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL) was founded in 1942 by the sport of bowling to help support America’s heroes in uniform.  Since then, we have raised almost $50 million to provide recreational and therapeutic veer - taking offprograms and services which helps boost morale and brighten spirits.  Thanks to BVL, more than 500 active duty units have a portable carpet bowling lane at their disposal where they can step away from the stress of service and have fun with their comrades.  Through BVL funding, veterans recuperating at VA Medical Centers across the country can enjoy a movie, spend the afternoon at a ball game, play a video game, be visited by friendly Labrador, or try their hand at painting.

At BVL, we pride ourselves on having a extremely low overhead expense, at just 6%.  Our funding goes right where it is needed.  Join with us to help us serve those who have served our country!


BVL: The Bowlers to Veterans Link
11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 800
Fairfax, VA 22030Phone: 703-934-6039
Fax: 703-591-3049info@bvl.org
BVL Board of Directors
John LaSpina (BPAA) Chair
Walter Hall (BPAA)
Marci Williams (USBC)                            Libbi Fletcher (USBC)                              Karl Kielich (USBC)                                   Glenn Carano (Ind.)                                 Elaine Hagin, Member  Emerita(USBC)


Frame Pic of VideoBVL has a brand new Public Service Announcement.

The video is available via three different options:
YouTube (For Sharing and Embedding)
Dropbox (For Downloading and Saving)
Or: Order a hard copy of the DVD


BVL-FY12-990-Public Disclosure

BVL-FY13-990-Public Disclosure

BVL-FY14-990-Public Disclosure

IRS Determination Letter


Click on the video below to see a retrospective of BVL’s year! Thanks to all our contributors for making a difference in the lives of our active duty service men and women and our veterans!

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