What Organizations Pick up Donations for Veterans?


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Organizations that pick up donations for veterans include Vietnam Veterans of America, Disabled American Veterans and Paralyzed Veterans of America. All three organizations accept donations of clothing and household items, and some pick up used vehicles as well.

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Founded in 1978, Vietnam Veterans of America serves all of America's veterans by assisting those with disabilities, including posttraumatic stress disorder, while also improving hospital service, helping the homeless, and advocating for minorities and women. It uses donations of small electronic items, including televisions and computers, along with clothing, toys, books, sports equipment, tools and other household goods to raise funds to support its efforts to care for veterans.

Paralyzed Veterans of America was founded by veterans of World War II to provide assistance and support to disabled veterans, fund medical research concerning paralysis, and protect the civil rights of disabled people. It picks up donations of clothes, household goods and used vehicles.

Disabled American Veterans provides professional assistance and local volunteer programs to help disabled veterans, advocates for disabled veterans with national and local government offices, and provides a network of community support for disabled veterans and their families. Those interested in donating clothing, household items and vehicles should contact state or local chapters of Disabled American Veterans.

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