Used Car Donations

Which Charities Accept Car Donations

In this day and age, it seems most charities have relationships donate car to charity with companies that support car donation programs. If you are not sure if your favorite charity accepts donations of used vehicles, you can do a search for the charity name and car donation. If the charities website comes up as the first result, than chances are they will take your car or truck as a donation. If you don't see your charities website, you may need to click the top few results to see if the charity has partnered with another organization that runs the car donation program.

One thing to check when donating a vehicle is if the organization is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. In order to receive a tax deduction for donating anything, this has to be the case. You can check to see if the charity does have the proper organizational status by searching its name on the Exempt Organizations page at irs.gov.

Some of the most recognizable charities that have auto donation programs are listed below.

  • 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.
  • Boy Scouts of America
    1-855-272-1227
    Donating your old vehicle to Boy Scouts of America will help provide youth the opportunity to experience scouting.
  • National Kidney Foundation
    1-800-488-2277
    Your donation to the National Kidney Foundation will help to fight kidney disease and provide valuable funds for research and education.
  • The Yellow Ribbon Coalition
    1-855-215-4373
    This organization provides financial, education, employment, and housing assistance to U.S. veterans
Above are just a few of the top national charities with car donation programs. We will be updating this list with more used car donation websites as we find and review them. You can find more charities in your area by clicking on your state from the list below.

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Car Donation Tips & Facts
When you donate an old car or truck to your favorite charity, you will need to get a receipt for the selling price in order to claim a deduction on your tax return.
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