Mattoon, IL Used Car Donations

Donate used car Mattoon Charities in Mattoon, IL are always looking for ways to raise more funds, so many charitable organizations have car donation programs. The information on this page will help you learn about different charities in Mattoon that accept vehicle donations. You will also find some useful tips that could help you when donating an old car or truck.

A large percentage of top ranked charities operate in-house vehicle donation departments which provide funds to help less fortunate individuals. Provided just below are a few of the top national charities that would be happy to accept vehicles in Mattoon and the local area.

Donate an Automobile - Mattoon, IL

  • March of Dimes
    1-888-898-1144
    The March of Dimes researches causes of premature birth and birth defects. Vehicle Donations will help to continue this work.
  • U.S. Fund for UNICEF
    1-855-487-3863
    The U.S. Fund for UNICEF works to save millions of children's lives. Your vehicle donation will help with this work.
  • Wheels for Wishes
    1-877-431-9474
    Wheels for Wishes is the official car donation program for the Make a Wish Foundation. Donating your vehicle to this charity will allow children with life threatening illnesses in your area be granted a special wish.

Donating an Auto - Mattoon

Besides running and non-running cars, many charitable organizations around Mattoon accept old motorhomes, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, trailers, and other machinery in order to generate funds for the charity.

A question to get answered if you want to get a deduction on your taxes is if your chosen non-profit organization is a registered charity with the IRS. The most common type of organization that is approved to take in donations of vehicles is a section 501(c)(3) organization. You will want to check the website of your favorite charity and find out if the charity is an IRS approved charitable organization. Several charitable organizations around Mattoon happen to be approved that are able to take your car or truck as a donation.

Several local non-profits in Mattoon will not have a car donation program in place, but it could be possible for you to donate your old car or truck to them. You need to talk with anyone that takes care or fundraising to find out if the charity will benefit from you making a donation.





donating a used auto in Mattoon, Illinois



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Types of Vehicles to Donate
Charitable organizations in Mattoon, Illinois will generally accept the following items along with some others for donation.
  • Mini-Vans
  • Recreational Vehicles
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Pontoon Boat
  • Boats
  • Campers
  • Work Trucks
  • Industrial Machines
  • Car Haulers
  • Mopeds