DFV on Returning the Favor w/Mike Rowe

About Us


 Downriver for Veterans is a 501(c)(3) dedicated to supporting local veterans in Downriver Michigan communities. We are dedicated to enhancing the pride and patriotism in all Michiganders by building a stronger, more supportive community around those who served us. 


Services We Provide

  After veteran status has been verified (Accepted documentation limited to DD-214 or valid military or retiree identification), we can provide veterans with emergency funds to assist with items such as rent, utilities, car repairs and other essential life expenses. In addition, we provide food, household goods and other life-essentials in times of need or due to unforeseen circumstances. . 


Donations We Accept (And Can't Accept)

  Your generous, tax-deductible contribution will help Downriver veterans and their families with essential life expenses. We can accept:

  • Non-perishable food items
  • Pet food and litter
  • Toiletries
  • New Bedding
  • Cannot accept medical supplies

All clothing donations should be delivered to the St. Thomas Thrift Store located at 2441 Nichols St., Trenton, MI, 48183