How To Donate A Vehicle

Car donation is one of the easiest and most beneficial ways to give back to the community you live in. Not only does it provide you with a convenient way to dispose of a vehicle, but when you donate it to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish, it also helps to grant the wish of a local child at the same time. Why deal with the hassle of selling or trading in a vehicle when someone else can take care of everything for you? Time and money can easily add up when you list ads in the paper, take time out of the day to meet with potential buyers, and haggle over a sales price. Car donation eliminates all of those inconveniences and also gets you a great tax deduction at tax time.

Whether your vehicle is no longer operational or you just want something new, the Wheels For Wishes car donation program can take your unwanted vehicle and turn it into so much more. Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish and accepts most unwanted vehicles, such as cars, trucks, SUVs, RVs, motorcycles, or boats. Vehicles are either auctioned or recycled and earned proceeds from the sale of the vehicle benefit your local Make-A-Wish.

Vehicle donation to our charity is easy, hassle-free, and benefits a local child at the same time. Car donation is the best solution for getting rid of a vehicle in the fastest way possible!

Donate A Car In The Easiest Way Possible

Donating a car is easy, but it can be hard to know where to start. It may sound complicated, but car donation is simple, stress-free, and is actually much more convenient than selling or trading in a vehicle. Plus, we take care of everything for you. We’re here to guide you every step of the way!

If you have a vehicle to donate to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish, start by giving us a call at 1-844-476-9474. Just let us know that you have a vehicle you’d like to donate and we will help you schedule a free vehicle pick-up for a time that works best for you. It’s that easy!

Even though calling us only takes a few moments, if you are crunched for time and prefer to quickly make your donation online, simply fill out our easy online vehicle donation form. This will allow you to make your donation, but schedule your vehicle pick-up later. Our vehicle donation representatives will contact you within 24 hours of the next business day to schedule your free vehicle pick-up.

If you have questions about donating an automobile, don’t hesitate to ask. Our experienced vehicle donation representatives are happy to answer any questions you may have about the vehicle donation process. They are here to help at any time you may need it, so don’t hesitate to give us a call. You may also view our Most Frequently Asked Questions About Car Donation, which will answer your title questions, your questions about tax deduction, and everything in-between.

We Accept All Makes, Models, And Years

If you are thinking of donating a vehicle but are not sure if your car will qualify, Wheels For Wishes is the perfect charity for you. Wheels For Wishes accepts most vehicles, no matter what condition it is in. We accept vehicles of all makes, models, years, colors, or conditions. If you are ever uncertain as to whether or not your automobile can be donated, just give us a call and we will quickly answer your questions.

In the past, we have accepted vehicles that range from cars and trucks to RVs and jet skis. In 2012, we received a wide range of vehicles which included a 2007 BMW, a 1996 Ford RV, a 1991 Acura, and a 1969 Dodge Dart. There are no limits — we don’t prefer one donated vehicle over the other. We make use of every donation we receive. Vehicles are either auctioned off to lucky new owners or recycled and reused, often times to build new cars.

Not only is car donation incredibly kind, generous, and beneficial, but it’s also eco-friendly and allows you to contribute to the green movement.

It’s Easy To Get A Great Tax Deduction

One of your questions about car donation may have to do with the tax deduction. Although tax deductions vary by the sale of the vehicle, we can assure you that you will be pleased with your tax deduction during next year’s tax season. Since we are an IRS 501 (c)(3) Non-Profit Organization, we are able to get you the most out of your automobile donation to charity.

While many charities may offer you other incentives, such as vacation packages to get you to donate a vehicle, Wheels For Wishes will get help you get your tax deduction while also assuring you that earned proceeds from your vehicle donation will stay in your own community.

Wheels For Wishes car donation program is a local program and will benefit your local Make-A-Wish chapter. When you donate a vehicle to Wheels For Wishes, it will either be auctioned off for a new owner to use, or it will be recycled and reused. If your donated vehicle is sold for less than $500, you can claim the fair market value of your vehicle, up to $500, or the amount the vehicle is sold for. Alternately, if your vehicle is sold for more than $500, you can claim the exact amount that the vehicle was sold for.

For more answers to your tax questions, please view our specific tax deduction information, or just give us a call and we will answer any questions you may have. We are here to help at any time you may need it.

After your car donation is made, we will mail out your tax deductible receipt so you can save it and deduct it from your taxes at the end of the year. When you donate a vehicle by midnight on December 31, your donation will count for the same tax year. We like to make sure that you get your tax deduction in the fastest and easiest way possible.

Give us a call today at 1-844-476-9474 to make your vehicle donation to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish! Your unwanted vehicle will benefit your local Make-A-Wish and go toward granting the wish of a child in your community with a life-threatening medical condition. It’s easy to donate a car while also granting wishes for local kids!

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CDF also runs the following programs:
Wheels for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish®, Wheels for Wishes & Wellness benefiting local children's hospitals and charities, Vehicles for Veterans benefiting disabled veterans, and Animal Car Donation benefiting animal rescue organizations.

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CDF's mission is to help these benefitting charities fulfill their missions with proceeds from CDF's car donation programs. CDF and all benefitting charities are separate and unaffiliated 501c organizations.
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