Participating in our Jacksonville, Florida boat donations program is one of the best ways to offer vital assistance to our struggling veterans and at the same time obtain substantial tax deductions among other rewards for donors.
If you have an old boat that you want to get rid of and is only taking space in your yard or driveway, consider donating it to us atÂ Veteran Car Donations. Your donation will go a long way in transforming the lives of our nationâ€™s unsung heroes who are currently facing hard times.
Jacksonville: The Gateway to Florida
Jacksonville is situated in Northeast Florida, a natural paradise for visitors looking for an affordable yet luxurious destination. Itâ€™s the place to go to if youâ€™re looking to discover the undiscovered, reconnect with family, spark romance, or be inspired by the cityâ€™s vivid sunrises or cultural offerings.
Nicknamed the â€śRiver City by the Sea,â€ť Jacksonville boasts of over 20 miles of beaches, the nearly 40 mile-long serene Intracoastal Waterway canal, and the beautiful St. Johns River.
On land, Jacksonville isÂ homeÂ to the biggest urban park system in the country, with 10 state and national parks. Its authentic cuisine, craft-beer scene and fun and cosmopolitan nightlife make Jacksonville a unique destination.
Homeless and Unemployed Veterans in Jacksonville, FL
As of 2016, there wereÂ 821,784 peopleÂ living in Jacksonville, Florida. Of this number,Â 78,417 were veterans. Although veterans make up only 8 percent of the stateâ€™s population, they alarmingly accounted for more than 25 percent of its suicide rates.
Between 1999 and 2011, there wereÂ 31,885 suicidesÂ documented in the state. That would mean more than 8,000 Florida veterans taking their own lives during those 13 years. These staggering figures have placed Florida among states with the highest number of veteran suicides.
Your contribution to our Jacksonville, Florida boat donations program could help curb the veteran suicide rate in the state as it will be used to deliver essential services to needy veterans to help improve their living conditions.
How Your Boat Donations Will Help Our Veterans
We at Veteran Car Donations have been helping thousands of veterans all over the country get back on their feet. Your Jacksonville, Florida boat donations will go to ourÂ IRS-registered nonprofit organization partnersÂ â€” Homes For Our Troops, Soldiersâ€™ Angels, Serving Veterans, Inc., and Heroes on the Water. With the funding resource that came from our vehicle donors, these nonprofits deliver the followingÂ services to destitute veterans and their familiesÂ in our nationâ€™s cities and towns, including here in Jacksonville, Florida:
- Transitioning assistance for veterans after their discharge from the service
- Mental and physical healthcare
- Mortgage-free and specially adapted homes for homeless veterans with physical disabilities
- Educational scholarships for veterans seeking a college diploma
- Job training programs for veterans with no civilian job qualifications
- Grief counseling sessions to the spouses and families of those who were killed in action
- Educating veterans on the benefits theyâ€™re eligible to get and how to get them
If you feel that these services should reach every veteran in Jacksonville, Florida whoâ€™s not at a very good place in life right now, you can donate your unwanted boat through Veteran Car Donations by calling us at 877-594-5822 today.
How to Donate a Boat in Jacksonville, Florida
Our Jacksonville, Florida boat donations process is quick and easy to enable our donors to save time and effort. There are only three easy steps to get your boat towed at zero cost to you:
Fill out ourÂ online donation form. You may also contact us at 877-594-5822. One of our friendly donation specialists will assist you through the process. We will ask for your boatâ€™s information such as its type and model, your preferred time and date for pickup, and where your boat is located.
After verifying the information you provided, we will make arrangements with a professional towing company in your area to pick up your boat. We will be the one to pay the towing fee. The company will then pick up your boat based on your specified schedule. You will be given a tow receipt showing that your boat was picked up for donation. This releases you from all liability on the boat you just donated from that point forward. You can now de-register your boat and cancel its insurance coverage.
We sell your boat at auction. Within 30 days after the sale of your boat, we will mail you your 100 percent tax-deductible sales receipt, indicating your donated boatâ€™s final selling price. This will serve as the basis of your tax deduction claim when you file your itemized federal tax return for the next tax-filing season.
We also accept otherÂ types of vehiclesÂ including cars, SUVs, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, and vans. Donors may also donate jet skis, golf carts, riding lawn mowers, and many other vehicles.
The Rewards Youâ€™ll Get for Your Boat Donation
We made our Jacksonville, Florida boat donations program a truly rewarding experience for our donors in more ways than one. These are the rewards youâ€™ll get for your boat donation:
- Enjoy our quick and easy boat donation process
- Pickup and towing is absolutely free
- Receive a top tax deduction
- No paperwork for you â€“ weâ€™ll be the one to do it
- Avoid the costs associated with selling your boat
- Avoid paying for costly repairs, maintenance, insurance coverage, and registration
- Get that amazing feeling of satisfaction for bringing hope and joy to our nationâ€™s heroes who badly need assistance
Help Our Impoverished Veterans Now!
With your boat donation, you can help destitute veterans get back on their feet again. At the same time, youâ€™ll get a huge tax deduction, fast towing service thatâ€™s free of charge, and a huge burden of a boat off your shoulders. Contact us at 877-594-5822 now and get started with your Jacksonville, Florida boat donations process!