Ventura Charitable Vehicle Donation Programs

Donate used car Ventura Quite a few charities around Ventura participate in car donation programs which allow the charity to raise money by taking old cars and other vehicles as donations. Read the information here to discover charities in your area that you can donate your used automobile to. You will also find out why non-profits are willing to take used cars and trucks and what they do with it to help them raise money.

A good portion of non-profits around Ventura, CA work with middleman vehicle donation firms. These companies are responsible for all of the duties of the vehicle donations. They give a check to the organization for a percentage of the vehicle sale price. Some larger charities operate their own internal car donation department. Whether you choose an organization that works with a outside car donation firm, or has an in house program, you should find out what amount of the gross proceeds goes directly to achieving the mission of the charity.

Donate a Vehicle - Ventura

  • The Yellow Ribbon Coalition
    1-855-215-4373
    This organization provides financial, education, employment, and housing assistance to U.S. veterans
  • The Humane Society of the United States
    1-877-836-6674
    Funds gained from donating your used car to the Humane Society will go to the Pets For Life program to reduce suffering and cruelty of pets, promote veterinary care, and prevent shelter overpopulation.
  • American Heart Association
    1-888-242-2271
    The American Heart Association uses funds from donated cars to continue their mission of building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

Donate an Auto to Charity - Ventura

Along with used cars, most non-profit organizations in Ventura welcome old motorcycles, ATVs, RVs, trailers, boats, and any other type of vehicle to generate money for the good of the non-profit.

If you want to take a deduction on your taxes from donating your old car or other property, you will need to figure out if the charitable organization you choose is a section 501(c)(3) organization as classified by the IRS. To do this you will want to contact the organization directly. Several charities in your area including many religious and educational groups are classified as section 501(c)(3) organizations. When you're in a position to make a donation, these charitable organizations are ready to pick it up.

Many local charities in California may not have a vehicle donation department set up, but it could be possible for you to donate your non-running car or truck to them. You should speak with the person that takes care or raising money to discover if they will gain from donating a used car.





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Types of Vehicles to Donate
Charitable organizations in Ventura, California will generally accept the following items along with some others for donation.
  • Boats
  • Dune Buggis
  • 4 Wheelers
  • Trailers
  • Car Haulers
  • Mopeds
  • Buses
  • Construction Equipment
  • Conversion Vans
  • Mini Bikes