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How to Make Purple Heart Donations: An Overview of Many Options

Updated on November 26, 2012

The Military Order of the Purple Heart was established in 1958 by Congressional charter for men and women in the United States military who have been awarded with the Purple Heart Metal. Though the Military Order offers scholarships and other programs exclusive to those who belong to it, its National Service Program is dedicated helping all veterans. You can support the Military Order of the Purple Heart by donating money, vehicles, clothing, and many other things such as software, wheelchairs, and office supplies.

All donations go toward


What Does the MPOH Service Program Do?

The Military Order of the Purple Heart's Service Program provides assistance to veterans, as well as orphans, widows, and other dependents.    They provide representation for veterans who have been denied benefits in Washington, DC, present veterans' claims before the Court of Veterans Appeal, offer service to veterans in both cities and remote areas, educate veterans about their benefits, and process their claims for compensation, medical care, education, job training, and more.

The Service Program also identifies and helps homeless veterans and will reach out to those who cannot make it to their office in Virginia (keep in mind that the Service Program has local offices across the United States).  


How and What Can I Donate?

If you want to give a Purple Heart donation, you are in luck! The MOPHSF has done as much as it can to make giving donations as easy as possible. Your options include:

  • Donations via credit card which can be executed online (all major cards are accepted)
  • Donations via check (these can be sent to the the following address:)

Military Order of the Purple Heart Service Foundation, Inc

7008 Little River Turnpike, PO Box 49

Annandale, VA 22003

  • Vehicles (over 500,000 have been donated so far, and they make it very easy to do)
  • Clothing (you can schedule a clothing pickup by visiting Very convenient!)
  • Memorial donations: These are gifts in honor of a loved one. Contact the headquarters office when making the donation to ensure that they have the right mailing address for the person in whose honor you are making a donation.
  • An in-kind donation: The Service Foundation is especially hoping for donations of office software, transport vehicles, wheelchairs, and publishing services for marketing materials
  • Matching gifts: If you want to get other people excited about the cause and increase donations, consider offering a matching donation!
  • Corporate gifts: Your company can donate to the Purple Heart Service Foundation just as you can individually.


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      Dot Johnson. 

      5 weeks ago

      Do you have a service in Dallas TX?

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      5 weeks ago

      My aunt passed away. We are in GIg Harbor. She was a retired captain in the Army. We have a house of very nice furniture we would like to donate and have no way to get it anyplace can anyone know of a place that will come pick it up. Two bedrooms, living room table and chairs. Very nice items. Can’t take them back to Michigan and don’t want to throw them away. Any help is greatly appreciated!

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      Jeannette Stevens 

      3 months ago

      I have a queen size bedroom complete set with head board and foot board. One night stand, dresser with mirror, and chest. Also, a black glass tv stand. Moving must go!!!

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      LeRoy Montoya 

      7 months ago

      I have a big screen HD tv (Sony) that has nothing wrong with it at all id like to donate . A necessity after a move and downsizing . It is in perfect working order and will even work great with the new digital flat antennaes for free tv.

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      Simone Haruko Smith 

      7 years ago from San Francisco

      Thanks, Magdelene! I think they're doing lovely things.

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      7 years ago from Okotoks

      Hi Simone, very nice of you to put this up for them. I thank you for them.


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