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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017Monday, January 16, 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2017

Martin Luther King Jr. is the most well-known African American Leader of his time. His efforts to peacefully promote civil rights and equality for everyone has left a lasting legacy. His significant influence during the Civil Rights Movement led to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, the sit-in movement that started in Greensboro, N.C., the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights act of 1965. 

Up, Up And AwayThursday, January 12, 2017

Up, Up And Away

Flying was just a dream a little over a hundred years ago. Now we can fly all over the world. All you need is a plane ticket. 

Age Doesn’t Matter--You’re Somebody’s TypeMonday, January 9, 2017

Heart in handsStart 2017 off with saving three lives. You heard me right! Three lives can be saved just by one simple blood donation. The month of January is national blood donor month. By simply putting aside 15 minutes this month to donate, you can help save lives all over the United States. 

Celebrate National Bird Day With 10 Facts About EaglesThursday, January 5, 2017

Bald EagleDid you know January 5 is celebrated as National Bird Day in the U.S.? While the day is actually about getting citizens involved in monitoring the health of our nation's wild bird population, it's also a good time to learn more about our famous national bird, the Bald Eagle. 

Fun New Year's Traditions To Try In 2017Sunday, January 1, 2017

Fun New Year's Traditions To Try In 2017

Most people get their celebrations in on New Year's Eve, while New Year's Day is usually spent as a relaxing day with family. You probably have quite a few traditions for New Year's Eve such as watching the ball drop in Times Square, but there are plenty of fun traditions for the first day of the year too. 

Donate Before Midnight For A 2016 Tax DeductionSaturday, December 31, 2016

Donate Before Midnight For A 2016 Tax Deduction

Did you know there's still a little time to get one last deduction for the 2016 tax year? Many people don't realize that you can still donate your car tonight and get a tax deduction for this year. All you need to do is call or fill out a donation form before 11:59 p.m. tonight! 

How To Donate Your Car To Charity Last MinuteWednesday, December 28, 2016

How To Donate Your Car To Charity Last Minute

With the end of the year fast approaching, you may be wondering if you can still donate a car this year and receive a tax deduction. The good news is, Vehicles For Veterans is here to help you get a 2016 tax deduction all the way up to 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31. Even those who do things last-minute can still get in on a 2016 tax deduction this year. 

A Thank You Goes A Long WayWednesday, December 21, 2016

A Thank You Goes A Long Way

As the holidays are approaching and you have many things on your mind. Take the time to say thank you to a veteran. The holidays can be especially hard for those who have served for our country. Try one of these ten things below and make a veteran's day a little brighter. 

Activities To Make Deployment EasierTuesday, December 20, 2016

Activities To Make Deployment Easier

The holidays can be tough when your loved one is deployed, especially when it is a parent or a spouse.  Here are some activities to help make deployment easier.

3 Defining Moments In Marine Corps History Friday, December 16, 2016

3 Defining Moments In Marine Corps History

The Marine Corps has a long and rich history. From winning the first battle on foreign soil to introducing some of the first female teams on the front lines, the Marine Corps has made many strides in how our military works.