Boats help people too. Donate a boat to Volunteers of America Michigan – it’s as easy as donating a car
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No one makes it easier. No one gives you a larger tax deduction. The best place to donate a boat is Volunteers of America Michigan.
To you it might be a summer toy sitting forgotten under a cover next to your garage, or floating neglected at a marina somewhere. To Volunteers of America Michigan your unused boat represents thousands of meals for hungry Michigan children and families, job training for homeless veterans or loving care for a local senior.
If you’re looking to donate a boat we gratefully accept donated power boats, ski boats, fishing boats, sail boats or yachts from anywhere in the state. No one makes it easier – just take 30 seconds to submit the form on the right side of the page, and we’ll give you a call to work out the details of your donation. Need us to pick up your old boat? That can usually be arranged within 24 hours!
Looking for the highest possible tax deduction? We have deep experience helping people like you get the maximum legal tax deduction for your donated boat. Our experts will make sure you get the proper paperwork to file with your taxes, and they usually do it within a day of your donation.
100% of your donation helps right here in Michigan, unlike ‘middlemen’ charity boat donation programs.
Just like when you donate a car, when you donate a boat you have to watch out for ‘middlemen’ organizations that accept your donation, sell it, give a small fraction to charity and pocket the rest. If you’re looking to donate your boat where it will do the most good – donate directly to Volunteers of America Michigan. If you do, every single cent will be used here in Michigan to train and help the people in our local communities who need it most.
Local Programs: Another reason we’re the best place to donate a boat.
When you donate a boat to Volunteers of America Michigan, you’re floating us the funds we need to run life changing programs in Michigan communities.
Our veterans programs include programs in Detroit, Lansing, Flint and Niles that provide food, shelter and job training to homeless vets. Over 80% of the homeless vets who enter our Veterans in Progress program leave life on the streets behind them and return to independent living. We also provide homeless veterans with job training to help them re-enter the workforce. Our dedicated case management team who provide education in life skills, help veterans take full advantage of the physical and mental health services at VA Medical Hospitals, and help those who need it to fight alcoholism, drug addiction and AIDS.
Volunteers of America Michigan helps thousands of homeless men, women, children and families get back on their feet. Over 175,000 times a year we provide hot meals to people struggling in Michigan’s tough economy. Every night we provide hundreds of beds to women and children escaping abuse, people recovering from addiction and people fighting mental and physical disease. Your boat donation will even help families with emergency shelter in hotels and motels so they can get back on their feet and contribute to our community again.
When you donate a boat you help us offer quality housing and care for Michigan seniors from Benton Harbor to Redford, Battle Creek, Pontiac and Detroit. We provide Michigan seniors with a comfortable home and support services like legal assistance, health screenings and social services at seven different locations state-wide.
Donating your unused boat to Volunteers of America Michigan gives it a second life, and helps us offer new life to people in Michigan communities who really need it. It couldn’t be easier – simply fill out the form to the right, or give us a call toll free at 877-721-4862.
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Volunteers of America Michigan is an official IRS recognized 501(c)(3) charity
Programs like these make Volunteers of America the Best Place to Donate a Boat:
Make a boat donation or a sail boat donation and help Volunteers of America Chesapeake offer life-changing programs like these:
Apartments for the Disabled
Adopt-A-Family Christmas Program
Holiday Meal Programs
Emergency shelters and food
Homeless Veteran Services
Job Training for the Homeless
Drug and Alcohol Rehab
To donate a boat just use the form on the right side of this page. Or call us toll free at 877-721-4862. No matter where you live in Michigan, from Detroit to Marquette, Ann Arbor, Flint, Lansing, Saginaw, Bay City or Grand Rapids, your donated boat helps us fund these vital programs.