Killeen, Texas Car Donations:Â Uplifting the Lives of Our Nationâ€™s Heroes
When our troops complete their deployment service overseas, they are sent back home, with some of them discharged or retired from the service. Unfortunately, many of those who leave their military career behind find it difficult toÂ transition to civilian life. For one thing, they find it difficult to find a job that would enable them to support themselves and their families. This is so because they lack educational qualification and civilian work experience, having spent the best years of their life in the military.
Moreover, many of them have to wait for ages before their benefit claims get government approval. Some do not even get to receive such benefits for a variety of reasons.
TheÂ worst casesÂ are those veterans with severe service-connected injuries and mental disorders who are unable to access government medical service.
With no source of income, no benefits received, and hampered by debilitating physical injuries and mental woes like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, our unlucky veterans quickly fall into destitution, leading to homelessness, drugs and alcohol abuse, and other problems.
The government can only provide limited assistance to the millions of our veterans due to budget constraints. Itâ€™s now up to us to fill in the gaps in service that the government could not provide to our veterans,Â our nationâ€™s heroesÂ who protected us and our country from harm when they were still on active duty.
These are the former servicemen and women whom we at Veteran Car Donations and our nonprofit organization partners have vowed to serve unstintingly.
However, we cannot do anything without the support of the American public. We have set up numerous vehicle donation programs all over the country to draw public support for the services weâ€™re providing to our underserved veterans. One of them is our Killeen, Texas car donations program.
About Killeen, Texas
Killeen is situated in Bell County, and itâ€™s one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. It boasts a strong military culture since itâ€™s home to Fort Hood. Moreover, many ailing former service men and women also call Killeen home. In fact, the veteran poverty rate in this area is 8.05%. Most of them range between 35 to 54 years old.Â
Here is how many Killeen veterans served in past wars:Â Â
- Second Gulf War: 17,886
- First Gulf War: 12,299
- Vietnam: 3,175
- Korea: 259
- WWII: 138
The Advantages of Donating a Vehicle to Support a Worthy Cause
Taking part in our Killeen, Texas car donations program is a most effective way of delivering substantial assistance to our retired troops without giving away money from your own bank or pocket.
When you donate your old and unwanted car to us at Veteran Car Donations, you actually reap more benefits than if you were to sell that clunker. For instance, you free yourself from expensive repairs and refurbishing that you would need before you could hope to attract buyers.
You also free yourself from the hassle and danger of dealing with demanding prospective buyers as well as running ads.
Donating your vehicle to us also means getting it out of your garage in no time, free of charge, and you get the extra room for that new automobile that youâ€™ve been itching to purchase.
Weâ€™ll also handle all the documentation related to your donation â€” from title transfer to your tax-deductible receipt issuance.
One of your biggest material gains in donating a car to us is theÂ top tax deductionÂ youâ€™re bound to receive.
But the best reward of all is the sense of satisfaction and fulfillment youâ€™ll get, knowing that your car donation will help in improving the living conditions of our nationâ€™s heroes.
How Your Car Donations for Veterans Will HelpÂ
The proceeds from the sale of vehicles we receive from our Killeen, Texas car donations program go straight to ourÂ nonprofit partners. They use the funding to carry out their programs and deliver free services to needy veterans and their families. Among these services are:
- Permanent, mortgage-free housing for the homeless
- Specially-adapted mortgage-free homes for those who were severely injured in combat
- Career workshops and mentoring support for those who need to find jobs
- Veteran-specific educational scholarships for those who want to earn degrees
- General transitioning assistance for those who were recently discharged from the service
- Medical care for those suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, and other mental disorders
- Information campaigns on veteran benefits so that our veterans would know how to avail themselves of such benefits
- Grief counseling and psychosocial support for the families of fallen soldiers
If you want to help in bringing these benefits to our veterans, then make your auto donations for veterans now by calling us at 877-594-5822.
How to Reach Us for Your Car Donation
Aside from calling us directly to start your Killeen, Texas car donations process, you can also initiate the latter by filling out ourÂ online donation form. Tell us your personal contact details and your vehicleâ€™s year, make, and model. Tell us also your preferred time, date, and location for your vehicle pickup.
Weâ€™ll arrange for a licensed towing company in your area to haul off your car for free. The towing company will give you a tow receipt. This releases you from all liability from that point forward. You can now de-register your car, dispose of its license plates properly, and cancel its insurance coverage. That receipt also allows you to take the minimum tax deduction without further paperwork.
We will send your donated car to the best auction house in town. Within 30 days after the sale of your vehicle, we will send you by mail your 100 percent tax-deductible sales receipt, indicating your donated vehicleâ€™s final selling price. This will serve as the basis of your tax deduction claim when you file your itemized federal tax return.
You Can Donate These Types of Vehicles
We at Veterans Car Donations acceptÂ nearly all types of vehiclesÂ for donation in our Killeen, Texas car donations program. They include:
- Sedans, SUVs, vans, motorcycles
- Fleet cars, buses, trucks
- Boats, sailboats, motorboats, other personal watercraft
- Special vehicles like snowmobiles, golf carts, riding lawn mowers and farm equipment
- ATVs, RVs, trailers, campers
- Non-commercial, airplanes
We also accept vehicles that are not in running condition, with defective engines or even missing parts! If you have more questions regarding this or if you have problems with your vehicleâ€™s title, you may call us anytime at 877-594-5822 and weâ€™ll sort things out for you.
Donate a Vehicle to Veterans Now!
Donâ€™t wait until tomorrow to extend assistance to our nationâ€™s heroes.Â Contact usÂ now at 877-594-5822 and enjoy free towing service and maximized tax deductions for your Killeen, Texas car donations! We serve the entire region, including nearby neighborhoods such as Andalucia, Bridgewater, Creek Place, Grover Park, Heritage Oaks, Ivy Trails, Lakatos, Marlboro Heights, Nolan Creek, Oak Valley, Pershing Park, Reeses Creek, Stratford, Terrace Dr, University Village, and Western Oaks.