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Jun 18, 2015

Remember Veterans on Father’s Day

As you celebrate your father today, also think of the countless active duty service members and veterans who sacrificed time with their children to serve our country during Father’s Day. Today is a happy time but also  difficult time for many families around the country who are celebrating fathers overseas or the memory of those who […]

Jun 12, 2015

Flag Etiquette for Flag Day

Happy Flag Day ! Did you know there is certain flag etiquette for the care and handling of the American Flag? This year when you raise your flag in honor of Flag Day, remember to cover these basic practices: The flag is normally flown from sunrise to sunset. In the morning, raise the flag briskly. […]

Womens History Month
Mar 16, 2015

March 2015: Women’s History Month

In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re publishing recent important statistics about women in America from the U.S. Census Bureau. While women continue to make strides in income, skilled occupations and education in this country, there is still room for gains in equality. To all the women out there – especially those women who have served in the military […]

Mar 2, 2015

Lady Brigade – Clothing for the Female Veteran

When we imagine veterans we usually conjure an image of a man coming back from Afghanistan. Rarely do we think of a woman. But the stark reality is that women make up more than 16% of the total Army, the largest portion in history. That’s over 13,000 women veterans who will soon be returning home […]

BuzzFeed Soldier Video
Feb 20, 2015

Real Talk: The Stereotypes Returning Soldiers Face

A new video launched by BuzzFeed titled, “Awkward Things People Say to Soldiers,” shows a soldier’s homecoming and the reactions he receives from friends and acquaintances. The video is thought-provoking and opens the conversation about the stereotypes returning soldiers face. Like the popular film, American Sniper, real-life depictions such as these are changing the way we look at soldiers and […]

American Sniper movie
Jan 20, 2015

Why You Should Watch ‘American Sniper’ If You Love Veterans

When we think of veterans portrayed in the media, we often think of men and women with vacant eyes, internally suffering over images of gunfire and bloodshed in overseas lands. To assume that all veterans are gun-toting radicals, suffering from PTSD and prone to violence, is one of the greatest injustices we can do to the […]

holiday wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery
Dec 19, 2014

Ways to Help Veterans This Holiday Season

There are 22 million veterans in the United States, over 700,000 of whom are unemployed. Along with difficulties finding jobs, veterans face a heightened risk of homelessness and PTSD. Here are 5 simple ways to help veterans make the difficult transition from military to civilian life this holiday season: Buy a holiday card to support veterans programs: […]

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 […]