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VFD Vehicle Donation

 

2019 Volunteer Fire Department (VFD) Vehicle Donation Program

About this Program

Medina EC occasionally has an opportunity to donate retired company vehicles to Volunteer Fire Departments (VFDs) that serve within the 17 counties served by the cooperative. This program is limited to Medina EC vehicles, as they become available and are deemed appropriate for this program. This does not include monetary donations of any kind. 

The number and/or type of vehicles available will vary from year to year. For the 2019 VFD Donation Program, Medina EC will be awarding:

  • 2012 Ford F-250, 4WD, Super Duty XL, 6.2 L V8, Regular Cab with Service Body, approximately 160,000 miles

 

Counties where VFDs are Eligible to Apply

Atascosa

Brooks

Dimmitt

Duval

Edwards

Frio

Jim Hogg

Kinney

LaSalle

McMullen

Medina

Real

Starr

Uvalde

Webb

Zapata

Zavala

 

 

Qualifications for Donation

VFDs must meet all of the following requirements in order to be considered for selection:

  • Complete the Volunteer Fire Department Vehicle Donation Request form in its entirety
  • The requested donation must fulfill a need that helps further the goals and mission of the VFD
  • VFDs with an ESD would be eligible for consideration if:
    • Receive less than $150,000 in tax dollars (listed as a specific line item on the application budget worksheet); or
    • Serve a population of 10,000 or more
  • The donation cannot be for the purpose of fundraising or raffling by the VFD
  • Requesting VFD must assume all liability for the fitness for duty and usefulness of the donated vehicle to the operation of such entity
  • Requesting VFD accepts vehicle in “as-is” condition, with no warranty
  • Requesting VFD assumes responsibility for all tax, title and license impact of donated vehicle
  • Requesting VFD must give consent to media presentation of donation, including but not limited to a photo and video of the donation
  • If awarded a truck, a required five-year waiting period is required before the VFD can reapply for a truck

 

Application

Application deadline is Monday, July 1, 2019. 

To apply for a truck, please fill out the application in its entirety.

  • Online application is below. Make sure the application is fully complete before hitting submit; incomplete applications will not be considered.
  • If you would prefer to download the application and submit it by mail, you can access the application here.

Late applications, incomplete applications or improperly completed applications will be ruled ineligible.  Vehicle donation decisions will be announced in September.

Questions or concerns should be directed to MyCoop@MedinaEC.org or call 1-866-MEC-ELEC (632-3532), ext. 1051.

 

 


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