Your Vehicle Donation Helps Veterans Like Eric Get Justice
DAV (Disabled American Veterans) supports more than 1 million veterans every year with free, life-changing services. When you donate a vehicle to DAV, you’re empowering our nation’s heroes to lead high-quality lives with respect and dignity. Your DAV car donation will provide resources to help veterans — like Navy SEAL Eric Frohardt — receive the disability claims they’ve earned.
In 2008, Eric was serving in Iraq when he sustained injuries from an improvised explosive device. The Navy declared him unfit to deploy and he received a partial medical retirement.
After ten years of not having the proper service-connected disability rating from the VA, Eric’s wife Lea and fellow teammates encouraged him to have his service-connected disabilities re-rated. That’s when he reached out to DAV for help.
“No organization has impacted my life or the future of my family as much and as positively as DAV… Me and my family are all so grateful,” said Eric.
Now a DAV life member, Eric and his family have the resources they need to thrive, and DAV’s vehicle donation program has helped fuel this impact.
Inspired by veteran stories like Eric’s, donors are gifting their vehicles to DAV because it will provide a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families.
“It was laid on my heart to donate my car to DAV because I love our veterans. Our veterans have always put others before themselves and they have put their lives on the line to protect and defend our beautiful country. They are all my heroes. Donating my car was just a simple way to say thank you.” –Amy Walker, Car Donor
This holiday season, you can make a rewarding impact in the lives of many veterans by donating your car, motorcycle, truck, or even your boat or RV to the DAV vehicle donation program. Plus, if you fill out the form before midnight on Dec. 31, 2021, you will qualify for a 2021 tax deduction.
When you choose to donate your truck to charity (or any type of vehicle), you also avoid the hassle of selling or repairing it. Instead, turn your vehicle into a new beginning that fuels the future for those who have sacrificed so much.
In three easy steps, your tax-deductible car donation will turn into a lifetime of incredible support for our nation’s heroes. Get started today and claim free pick up of your vehicle!
1. Call toll-free at 844-440-4267, any day of the week, or submit a secure online form by visiting dav.careasy.org/blog.
2. Schedule your free pick-up with a DAV donor support representative. Vehicles can be picked up just about anywhere in the U.S. within 72 hours of completing the donation.
3. After a vehicle pick-up, you will receive a donor receipt, which may qualify as a tax-deductible claim.
Don’t wait! Your car donation to Disabled American Veterans will go toward providing free, essential resources to ensure veterans and their families, like Eric’s, are taken care of.