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DAV Car Donation: A Unique Way to Give Back This Holiday Season

During his third deployment in Afghanistan, Matt Amos stepped on an IED and lost both of his legs.

He encountered a challenging claims and recovery process. “I got prosthetics, but they weren’t working for me,” says Amos.

During this trying time, Matt received help from DAV (Disabled American Veterans), an organization that helps disabled veterans like Matt not only through their recovery but also to secure the benefits needed to support their families and focus on healing.  

A few years later, Matt heard of a 10-year-old boy who was born without a forearm. The boy’s Christmas wish was to get a prosthetic arm, as he was struggling to fit in at school.  Matt took advantage of this wonderful opportunity to pay forward the help he received from DAV. Matt worked with the owner of his company to fly the boy to Kansas so he could receive a prosthetic arm for Christmas — all at no cost to the boy’s family. 

One way you can give back this holiday season and help to ensure veterans like Matt receive DAV’s assistance is by selecting DAV to donate your old automobile to. DAV’s vehicle donation program makes it easy for you to donate your old car — or truck, boat, essentially any vehicle — because your old car or vehicle still has value to a disabled veteran. 

Your tax-deductible auto donation can help provide valuable resources to disabled veterans. DAV has partnerships with various vendors to help ensure proceeds from your vehicle go right back to helping heroes. The best part? DAV has an efficient system in place that ensures your DAV car donation is fast, easy, and features no-contact pickup and towing. 

You, too, can pay it forward the same way that Matt did. Consider making an auto donation for veterans and start a chain reaction of giving this holiday season. Find out more about DAV Vehicle Donation by visiting or by calling 844-440-4267.

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