Car Giveaway

STEP is proud to connect our military and veterans with refurbished cars. Currently, we have ONE car available.

To date, we have provided 45 cars to our community.

We have 1 car currently available!

Are you an active-duty service member or Veteran, living in San Diego County, who needs a car? 

We just received an offer from our long-time donor/partner for a fully refurbished 4-door sedan.  This car will be titled in the recipient’s name at the time of the gifting. The donor will select the candidate from among three or more compelling stories included in the applications that we forward to them. 

Deadline to submit the application: No later than midnight on Thursday, October 14, 2021

In order to be considered for this amazing gift, applicants must meet the following criteria:

· Veteran or Active-Duty

· Does not currently own a good working vehicle

· Is financially challenged

· Is able to insure and maintain the vehicle

· Has a valid driver’s license

· Has proof of income/employment

· Has a safe driving record

· Lives in San Diego County

· Has a compelling story that will help them stand out to the donor.

· Is willing to undergo a background check by the donor.

If you or someone you know is a Veteran or active duty service member that meets the above criteria and will benefit significantly from receiving a free, completely restored late model car, then please submit your/their stories for consideration.

Click Apply Here to be redirected to a secure web form where you will be required to complete a brief application, attach proof of military affiliation, and share your story about why you need this car.

► Applications received after the deadline cannot be considered.

► Please use Google Chrome or Firefox to complete your application on a non-military computer

► NMCI will not allow the data to submit

San Diego County

1 car available for a Veteran or active-duty resident of San Diego County.


Late applications and applications from folks living outside of the above-listed counties cannot be considered.

Must meet all requirements.