Thank you to our corporate partners who have joined DAV to Keep The Promise to America’s men and women who have served in our country’s military. Through our partners’ generosity and the kindness of their employees and customers, funds and awareness are raised to support and help America’s injured and ill veterans gain access to the benefits they need and have earned through their service. Click on the logos below to learn more.
Ford Motor Co.
Ford has been a loyal friend of DAV since 1922, when Henry Ford provide 50 Model T vehicles to help disabled World War I veterans attend DAV’s second national convention.
Ford continues leading its support today by donating vans for use in DAV’s nationwide Transportation Network. Through the generosity of their grants, 207 vehicles have been purchased and donated to this program.
Ford also contributes to the Jesse Brown Youth Memorial Scholarship, as well as the National Disabled Veterans winter Sports Clinic, which is a unique sports rehabilitation program for hundreds of severely disabled veterans in Snowmass, Colorado.
DAV members receive savings on Ford and Lincoln vehicles, as well as up to $1000 reimbursement to adapt their vehicle to fit their needs through the Ford Mobility Motoring program.
Thank you to the Ford Motor Company for their support of veterans and DAV!
USAA is committed to serving the military community. That’s why USAA has joined forces with DAV to help support its mission to honor and empower injured veterans. When you join USAA, you become part of an extended military-based family and support system that can be passed down from generation to generation. USAA offers superior insurance and financial products with competitive rates and legendary customer service.
In addition to the more than $1 million they have provided to support DAV programs and services, they have played an integral role in the success of the DAV 5K events that take place across the county by serving as our national series sponsor.
DAV thanks USAA for its support!
DAV is grateful for the ongoing support of Hankook Tire, one of the fastest growing tire companies in the world, which began in 2014. As part of its commitment to helping people through mobility, Hankook hosts DAV Mobile Service Office (MSO) stops at six tire dealerships across the country. This program allows DAV’s certified National Service Officers to serve veterans where they live and provides accessibility to benefits for veterans who might otherwise go underserved.
To further honor the men and women who have served, Hankook and DAV are also proud to have co-sponsored the 2016 and 2017 Cincinnati Reds Military Appreciation Day Games. In addition, Hankook will host the 2017 Hankook Heroes recognition program, which invites people to honor and recognize their personal heroes who have served our nation. All Hankook Heroes participants will be entered for a chance to receive a set of Hankook Tires.
Thank you Hankook for your commitment to serving our nation’s heroes!
Golden Corral, a long-standing friend, has joined with DAV for the last 17 years to conduct a Military Appreciation Day event in their restaurants nationwide. Since the start of the 17-year tradition, Golden Corral has served just over 5 million free meals to veterans and generated more than $12.9 million in guest contributions for DAV to support community-based service initiatives for veterans.
This year the 17th Annual Military Appreciation Night will be held on Monday, November 13 from 5-9 p.m. All DAV members, veterans and active duty service members are welcome to attend this special occasion to honor your sacrifices.
Golden Corral, we thank you for your unwavering support of our mission and the brave men and women who serve.
DAV and BlueLine Rental are proud to partner on connecting veterans and their families with meaningful employment opportunities. Since partnering with DAV in June of 2016, BlueLine has added nearly 60 veterans to their team and plan to sponsor 19 DAV career fairs in 2017. BlueLine also is a sponsor of 2 DAV5K events during the 2017 national race series.
DAV thanks BlueLine Rental for all they are doing to help our nation’s heroes live better lives.
Price Chopper / Market 32
DAV is honored to have the support of PriceChopper/Market 32. For the last two years, during the month of July, they have joined with DAV in launching a nationwide campaign in their 136 stores across the country in MA, VT, NY, CT, PA and NH. They collected customer donations for DAV at checkout, and matched the donations up to $5000. Price Chopper/Market 32 campaigns have helped countless numbers of veterans live fulfilled lives with the respect and dignity they deserve.
Thank you to PriceChopper/Market 32 for their ongoing support of our mission of service to veterans and their families.
Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center and DAV have teamed up to offer the Trading One Uniform for Another scholarship awarding 5 veterans with $10,000 scholarships to help them acquire the skills needed to become automotive technicians. Quick Lane Tire and Auto also sponsored the DAV5K in Cincinnati during the 2017 national race series, and will contribute a portion of the 2017 Quick Lane Bowl Game ticket sales to DAV.
Thank you Quick Lane for your support and commitment to honoring the sacrifices of those who have served!
DAV is honored to partner with A&W Restaurants, which like DAV, has been a part of America for nearly 100 years, beginning with providing A&W Root Beer at a parade honoring returning World War I veterans in 1919. A&W Restaurants celebrated National Root Beer Float Day on August 6, 2017. To show appreciation for the men and women who have sacrificed so much for our country, A&W stores collected customer donations to benefit DAV starting in early July, and leading up to August 6th, resulting in a total donation of $100,000.
Thank you, A&W, for standing alongside DAV in supporting the sacrifices of our nation’s heroes.
DAV is happy to have the support of Tervis, one of our newest partners. During their July 4th 2017 promotion Tervis donated $2 from every product sold online and throughout their 45 stores back to DAV resulting in over $34,000 donated. DAV is looking forward to future campaigns with Tervis.
Thank you Tervis for your support of veterans and their families!