About

Melwood is all about finding helping veterans find “Peace with the Past, through Power in the Present”.

Healing Retreat

Operation Tohidu®

Melwood’s flagship veterans program, Operation Tohidu® is a transformative retreat program that promotes “Peace with the Past, through Power in the Present” and encourages participants to reframe their trauma, so that they can approach life with renewed purpose and positivity.

Community

Geared towards recognizing and serving those who have served.

At Melwood, veterans, service members, families, and caregivers can find a community geared towards recognizing and serving those who have served.

There are many words to honor veterans, but to us, honoring veterans comes in the form of actions taken.

Mission

It’s more than just words.

“Melwood works to empower veterans struggling with service-related trauma in order to help them transform their own lives.”

Our mission is something we strongly believe in. It is more than just words to honor our veterans it is the belief we come in with every day to make a better life for those who have served our country and made it possible for us to do our jobs.

Serving Those Who Have Served

Over the years, Melwood supported hundreds of veterans.

Supporting veterans to overcome physical, behavioral, and emotional challenges associated with post-traumatic stress, mild traumatic brain injury, and other service-related traumas.

Help Us Support Veterans

Your support and the involvement of our community is vital in fulfilling our mission. Whether it’s through supplying resources and manpower, spreading the word, or monetary donations, we at MVS appreciate your generosity and attention to our cause!

Programs for Veterans

Questions About Our Services?

Explore Our Programs

Learn more about our efforts in support of our mission and vision.

Vehicle Donation Program

For over 16 years, we’ve operated one of the most successful car donation programs on the East Coast, processing over 200,000 vehicle donations.

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Melwood's Flower and Plant Sales Are Now Open to the Public!

Where:
Pick up at 5606 Dower House Road, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 (enter on Old Pike Way)

Time:
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday

Support people with disabilities and injured veterans in our community by buying from Melwood.