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Cars for CARE® Vehicle Donation Program

CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. We seek a world of hope and tolerance where all people live with dignity and security. Did you know that instead of selling your old car, truck, or RV, you can donate it to CARE to save lives through our vehicle donation program? It really is as easy as 1 – 2 – 3…

How to Donate a Car to CARE

  1. Complete the form
    Fill out our easy-to-use online car donation form or call us 1-888-755-5452. We just need some basic info about you, your vehicle and where your vehicle needs to be picked up. If you have any questions about vehicle donation, please visit our FAQs below.
  2. Arrange a free pick-up time
    Your vehicle will be scheduled for pick up within 24-48 hours after your title has been received by our vehicle donation processing center.
  3. We tow your car
    After a few weeks, you’ll receive the tax deductible receipt that you’ll need for filing your taxes.
Get Started With Your Car Donation

Your vehicle donation could:

Feed an entire family for a whole year

Provide 2 communities with clean water and soap to fight disease

Help 20 moms-to-be bring healthy babies into the world

Empower a women-led business to recover from the impacts of COVID-19

*Donation impact based on value of average car donation

FAQ: Donating a Car to CARE

What can I donate?

We can accept almost all car donations. We also accept donated trucks, motorcycles, boats, snowmobiles, trailers, and recreational vehicles. If you would like to donate your car, please go to our Car Donation Wizard, or call 1-888-755-5452.

How much of the money from the sale of my vehicle goes back to CARE?

Donating a vehicle to charity can be confusing. Many charity car donation programs promise to help the charities but are run by third-party processors that return very little to the charity. Our partners at Advanced Remarketing Services return a higher percentage than other vehicle processing entities. View our car donation tips for more info on how to maximize your charitable car or other vehicle donation.

What documents do I need to donate a car to charity?

Our Car Donation Wizard will tell you what is required in your state. Most states require that you have a clear title to the vehicle; some states also require a notarized signature to complete a donation. If you cannot locate or have lost the certificate of title, call us. We can help you obtain the proper documentation.

How do I receive the tax deduction when I donate my vehicle?

Visit our Tax Benefits of Your Charitable Vehicle Donation page for information regarding tax deductions.

Who is Advanced Remarketing Services, Inc.?

They handle the title transfer, towing and reporting of all vehicle donations, and are CARE’s authorized agent to processing all our vehicle donations. Vehicle donations may be made online through the Car Donation Wizard or by calling 1-888-755-5452.