Donate Old Auto to Charity in Kankakee

Donate used car Kankakee Quite a few charities around Kankakee 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 Kankakee, IL 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 - Kankakee

  • Purple Heart Foundation
    1-888-414-4483
    The Purple Heart Foundation works to help veterans whenever they need help. Your car donation will serve these veterans as they have served our country.
  • 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.
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters
    1-800-710-9145
    Big Brothers Big Sisters Cars for Kids Sake helps raise funds to continue their mission to provide children facing adversity with role models that change their lives for the better.

Donating a Vehicle - Kankakee

Besides running and non-running cars and trucks, most charitable organizations in Kankakee will also accept old motorhomes, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, trailers, and other machinery in order to provide money for the charity.

If you want a tax deduction after making a vehicle donation to charity, you will need to figure out if the charity you decide on is a section 501(c)(3) organization as classified by the IRS. To do this you should call the non-profit directly. A good number of charities around Kankakee including some religious and educational groups are approved. If you are ready to donate your used car or other vehicle, several organizations are ready to pick it up.

Several regional charitable organizations in Kankakee probably don't have a vehicle donation program in place, but it might be possible for you to donate your unwanted car or truck to them. You need to discuss the possibility with the person that takes care or fundraising to find out if they will benefit from you making a donation.





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Types of Vehicles to Donate
Charitable organizations in Kankakee, Illinois will generally accept the following items along with some others for donation.
  • Snowmobiles
  • Car Haulers
  • Construction Equipment
  • Work Trucks
  • Sailboats
  • Campers
  • Jetskis
  • Vans
  • Dune Buggis
  • Boats