David’s Drive accepts the following honors on behalf of David Turner Jr. &
David’s Drive 831, with the promise to continue David’s vision of helping Veterans.
2018 National George Washington Award, Certificate of Achievement
Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge
National Citation, Distinguished Service Award
Military Order of the Purple Heart Valley Forge Chapter 1777
Hazel P. Harnish Award, for Volunteering Excellence
Department of Veterans Affairs, Coatesville VA Medical Center
Martin Luther King Jr. Service Award
Coatesville Area School District
Citation, Senate of Pennsylvania
Senator Andrew E. Dinniman
Citation, County of Chester
Board of Commissioners of the County of Chester
831 ~ 8-letters 3-words 1-meaning, "I love you"
David’s Drive 831. David's Drive 831 is a non-profit 501 (c) (3) public charity committed to improving the quality of life for hospitalized and homeless veterans and people in need in the community. David's Drive 831 (DD831) was created in memory of David Turner Jr. who died suddenly at the age of 20 of a suspected heart arrhythmia. David had worked at the Coatesville VA Medical Center and had a tremendous respect for the veterans he served; many were homeless, in early recovery and came to the hospital without essentials. David had a vision to provide these veterans with these items.
Mission Statement ~ David’s Drive 831, founded in 2010 is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to fulfilling the needs of our veterans and the underprivileged in order to perpetuate the memory of David Brian Turner Jr. by impacting people’s lives positively in his name.
Vision Statement ~ The Board, Committee members and volunteers of David’s Drive 831 Inc. will strive to ensure that our veterans and underprivileged neighbors receive the necessities required to enjoy a better quality of life.
Value Statement ~ The Board, Committee members and volunteers of David’s Drive 831 Inc. while striving to meet the public’s expectations, will overcome barriers and encourage the widest possible community participation, promoting a cooperative spirit, while maintaining the highest possible ethical standards.