Reading Old Auto Donations

Donate used car Reading Quite a few charities around Reading 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.

Many national charitable organizations operate in-house vehicle donation programs that will sell cars to generate money to give to less fortunate individuals in Reading and surrounding areas. Shown below are a few of the top U.S. based charitable organizations that welcome car donations in Pennsylvania.

Top Auto Donation Charities - Reading

  • American Cancer Society
    1-888-227-5500
    Donating your old car or truck to Cars for a Cure will help fund cancer research, education, as well as patient services programs.
  • Volunteers of America
    1-877-721-4862
    This is the car donation program of Volunteers of America. Donations will be used to help individuals and familys in your local area that are in need.
  • 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 a Car in Reading, PA

Besides cars and trucks, several charities in Reading take running or not recreational vehicles such as ATVs, campers, motorhomes, trailers, boats, and even farm equipment in order to generate funds for the good of the non-profit.

One question to get answered if you want to get a deduction on your taxes is if your chosen charity is a section 501(c)(3) organization as classified by the IRS. You should call your chosen non-profit to make sure the organization is a qualified organization. Many educational and religiuos organizations around Reading happen to be classified as section 501(c)(3) organizations that can welcome your vehicle as a donation.

Many local charities in Pennsylvania 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.





donating a used auto in Reading, Pennsylvania



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Types of Vehicles to Donate
Charitable organizations in Reading, Pennsylvania will generally accept the following items along with some others for donation.
  • Flatbeds
  • Sailboats
  • Pontoon Boat
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Campers
  • Car Haulers
  • Snowmobiles
  • Pickups
  • Work Trucks
  • Dune Buggis