Used Car Donations in Austin

Donate used car Austin Car donation programs in Austin, TX are available from many charities. If you are thinking about donating a used car, you will want to understand the information here in order to make sure you and your charity receive the most benefit.

Several charities in and around Austin, TX work with other car donation firms. These third party companies take care of all of the duties of the vehicle donation process. These middleman give a check to the organization for a percentage of the gross sale price. Other charities operate their own in house vehicle donation program. Whether you choose a charity that works with a middleman, or has its own vehicle donation department, you should find out what percentage of the proceeds goes directly to helping the charitiable cause.

Donate a Car in Austin, TX

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Habitat for Humanity
    1-877-277-4344
    This organization works to build homes for people in need. Donating your old car or truck will help families in your local area.

Donating a Car in Austin

Along with running and non-running cars and trucks, several non-profit organizations in Austin, TX will also accept old motorhomes, motorcycles, boats, ATVs, trailers, and other machinery in order to raise funds for the good of the charity.

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 Austin might not have a car donation program in place, but it could still be possible for you to donate your old vehicle to them. You should talk with anyone that takes care or raising money to discover if they can benefit from you making a donation.





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Types of Vehicles to Donate
Charitable organizations in Austin, Texas will generally accept the following items along with some others for donation.
  • Conversion Vans
  • Jetskis
  • Personal Watercraft
  • ATVs
  • Campers
  • Trailers
  • Industrial Machines
  • Vans
  • Flatbeds
  • Trailers