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How to Support Veterans through Purple Heart Donations

Since 1957, the Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation has raised funds for wounded and disabled veterans. Find out how you can support them, too.


  • Step 1: Fulfill the wish list of the Purple Heart Foundation by giving a gift-in-kind. The current wish list includes: marketing material, publishing services, wheelchairs for veterans, and transport vehicles.
  • Step 2: Use your corporation to sponsor programs to help veterans. Call the office to talk about supporting veterans as a corporation.
  • FACT: President George Washington designed the Badge of Military Merit, which would later become the Purple Heart, in 1782.
  • TIP: Donate any other unused household items to the Purple Heart Service Foundation.
  • Step 3: Give away your usable clothing to be sold to raise funds for the Purple Heart Service Foundation. Clothes can be picked up at your door by scheduling a pickup on
  • Step 4: Send a check by mail to 7008 Little River Turnpike, PO Box 49, Annandale, VA 22003. Make it out to the Military Order of Purple Heart Service Foundation.
  • Step 5: Dedicate your purple heart donations in honor of a loved one. Contact the office at 703-256-6139 to have them notify the family you wish to honor.
  • Step 6: Contact the Purple Heart Car Donation Program by filling out the car donation form online at or by calling 888-414-4483 to schedule a vehicle pickup and donate your car to support veterans.
  • Step 7: Donate with a credit card by visiting the Military Order of Purple Heart Service Foundation website at You can do a one-time donation, or donate monthly.

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