What do I need to donate my vehicle?

We accept most cars, vans, trucks, boats, RV’s Motor homes, trailers, jet-ski, snowmobiles, motorcycles, and some heavy equipment. If you have questions, Please submit your donation via our online scheduler or by calling 1-800-477-1335.

Will there be any cost to me?

No! There is no cost to the donor.

Can you pick up vehicles in all 50 states?

Yes, we can facilitate the pickup in all 50 states!

Can I donate a vehicle that has not run in years?

Yes! We accept most donated vehicles and boats running or not. If you have questions, please submit your donation via our online scheduler or by calling 1-800-477-1335.

What do I need to donate my vehicle?

We would like the keys and title with your donation. If you do not have either of these please call our donation representative at 1-800-477-1335.

What will happen to my donation?

Your car is assessed to determine which sales market will yield the best return. It is our goal to match your donation with the most appropriate buyer.

How long does it take to get my vehicle picked up?

You can schedule a pick up time via our on line scheduler. You pick the day and time range and Cars With Heart will facilitate your request. You can also call us at 1-800-477-1335 to speak to a donation representative.

Can this process be expedited?

In most instances, we are able to accommodate you if you need to have your car picked up sooner. Just call our donor representative at 1-800-477-1335 to explain the situation.

Is my donation tax-deductible?

Yes, donations to non-profit organizations that are classified as a 501 (c) [3] are tax deductible. We have verified that all the charities listed within this site are classified with the IRS as non-profit charitable organizations. With respect to individual tax situations please check with a tax advisor about how your donation will impact your situation.

How does the tax deduction work?

You are entitled under the IRS rules to deduct (a) the fair market value of your vehicle up to $500.00 or (b) if the donation sells for more than $500.00 Cars With Heart will mail you a completed IRS tax form 1098-C with that value for tax purposes.

For additional information, please see the IRS’s "Donors Guide to Car Donations" at the link listed below.

IRS Publication 4303 (download pdf)