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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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.
  • 4 Wheelers
  • Mopeds
  • Fifth Wheels
  • Pontoon Boat
  • Mini Bikes
  • MotorHomes
  • Work Trucks
  • Sailboats
  • Cargo Vans
  • Recreational Vehicles