Davids Drive 831

Serving Veterans and
People in Need

David’s Drive 831 in Coatesville, PA is devoted to improving the lives of homeless and hospitalized veterans. We also help people in the community who are in need of support to get through life’s tough challenges.

Coatesville, PA Veteran Charity

David Turner Jr.’s Story

The organization was established in loving memory of David, who passed away at the age of 20 due to a suspected heart arrhythmia. He worked at the Coatesville Veterans Affairs Medical Center. With immense respect for the veterans he served, David had a vision to further assist veterans who were struggling with illness or homelessness.

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.


We accept the following honors on behalf of David Turner Jr. and David’s Drive 831—with the promise to continue David’s vision of helping veterans:

2021 American Spirit Award
US Department of Veteran Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Coatesville, VA Medical Center

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

Silver Patrick Henry Medallion for Patriotic Achievement
Military Order of World Wars


(610) 383-9277



Located at

1 Somerset Dr,
Coatesville, PA 19320, USA

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