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tax deduction paperwork
Dec 9, 2014

Tax Questions To Ask Before You Donate

The holiday seasons is our busiest time as many donors rush to donate their cars in time for the year-end tax season. Before you donate to Vets Vehicles or any other charitable organization, make sure you know all the necessary information about receiving a tax deduction for your generous donation. Here are the top questions […]

Great War Memorabilia
Dec 1, 2014

Thank You To Our Donors!

We asked our donors why they decided to donate their beloved cars to Vets Vehicles and this is what they said: I know many veterans and would like to help them in any way that I can for their service to our country. -Minhy, Hyde Park, NY I appreciate the sacrifice that each and every soldier […]

abandoned car
Nov 21, 2014

Environmental Benefits of Car Donation

A little known fact about car donation is that it’s actually one of the most environmentally responsible ways to get rid of your old car. The oldest cars on the road are also some of the most environmentally-polluting. These vehicles are known as End-Of-Life-Vehicles (ELVs) and they include cars over 20 model years old, with […]

veteran noah galloway
Oct 9, 2014

Disabled Veteran Noah Galloway Inspires Us All

Disabled veteran Noah Galloway graces the November cover of Men’s Health as the “Ultimate Men’s Health Guy”. Thousands of men around the country submitted their stories to be considered for the 2014 Ultimate Men’s Health guy distinction and the magazine chose Galloway, showing that his story of resilience as an amputee veteran is relatable to all men […]

veterans supporter robin williamms
Aug 13, 2014

A Tribute to Robin Williams: Veterans Supporter and Philanthropist

Like so many individuals around the world, Robin Williams brightened our lives with his comedic genius and heartfelt spirit. His death earlier this week saddened us beyond words. What many people do not know is that along with his successful career in comedy and acting, Williams was also a passionate supporter of veterans and active duty […]

for love of country book cover
Jul 31, 2014

What to Read: For Love of Country

Two for our nation’s leading public figures have teamed up to write a book dedicated to veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company and Rajiv Chandrasekaran, senior correspondent and associate editor of the Washington Post have written a book featuring the contributions of […]

sword and plough military bags
Jul 23, 2014

Sword & Plough: Helping Veterans One Bag at a Time

I came across Sword & Plough while researching socially responsible companies that are not just focused on making profits, but also on doing social good. Sword & Plough is is a fantastic example of a company that raises profits while also creating solutions to social issues; in this case by helping to employ our nation’s veterans. Sword & […]

author Angie Ricketts
Jul 17, 2014

‘No Man’s War’ Captures the Struggles and Strengths of Army Wives

We’re excited to read Angela Rickett’s new memoir, No Man’s War, which casts an irreverent eye on the struggles of army wives. In No Man’s War, writer and army wife Angela Ricketts writes about the responsibilities of being an officer’s wife and the difficulties she faced during her husband’s deployments. Ricketts’ husband was deployed eight times — four of […]

Vets Vehicles logo
Jul 3, 2014

New Website Just in Time for July 4!

Happy Independence Day! While you’re enjoying your loved ones and the fireworks tomorrow, take a moment to think about all those who have made sacrifices for our nation’s freedom over the last 237 years. Thank you to all the veterans who have fought to protect our freedoms. In honor of Independence Day, we’ve been working nonstop […]

Valentines 4 Vets logo
Feb 4, 2014

Show Love For A Veteran

The Valentines For Vets initiative distributes personal messages of thanks and support to veterans on Valentine’s Day. Write a Valentine’s Day message to a veteran today.