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FAQs for Car Donations


Q:

Is my donation tax deductible?

A:

Yes, 100% of your donation is tax deductible. We are an IRS registered tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization. You will receive a minimum tax deduction of $500. You will receive your Form 1098-C form by the end of February, the following year of your donation.

Q:

What kind of vehicles do you accept? Cars, pick-up trucks, motorcycles, RVs, jet skis, snowmobiles, boats?

A:

We accept cars and pick-up trucks. We do not accept motorcycles, RVs, jet skis, snowmobiles, or boats.

Q:

Does that vehicle have to have tires and/or an engine?

A:

Your vehicle does need tires to be able to get on the flatbed truck. However, your car does not need to have an engine or internal working parts.

Q:

Does the vehicle need to function?

A:

Your vehicle does not need to be in working order. We accept running and non-running cars and trucks.

Q:

Do I have to be home for the vehicle pick-up?

A:

No, you do not need to be present during the vehicle pick-up. However, we do need adequate information (keys and title) within the car. The conditional receipt for $500 will be left at the pick-up location.

Q:

Should I remove the license plates before pick-up?

A:

It is not necessary to remove your license plate before pick-up. Unless you want to keep the license plate for sentimental value because once the vehicle is picked up there is no guarantee we can retrieve items left in or on the vehicle.

Q:

Should I sign the vehicle title before pick-up time?

A:

Yes, please sign the vehicle title prior to pick-up. This will ensure a smooth transfer of property.

Q:

How do I prepare my vehicle for pickup?

A:

Please remove all your personal items from within the vehicle. The car does not need to be clean, but once the vehicle is picked up, there is no guarantee we can retrieve items left in or on the vehicle.

Q:

How long will it take to know if my vehicle sold for more than $500?

A:

Timing varies for each car sale and car parting out. You will receive your Form 1098-C by the end of February, the following year of your donation.

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