About Us

Cars For Wishes believes that every child, no matter his or her health, deserves a chance to have a happy and fulfilling childhood. By donating your vehicle, we are able to raise funds throughout the country and help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. A wish is an opportunity for a child to focus on something other than their medical routines, and be a kid again.

How To Donate

Call Or Fill Form

We Tow Car Free

Tax Write Off

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of vehicles can be donated?   

We accept all vehicle donations, and in most cases, we also accept boats, motorcycles, RV's, and campers.

What paperwork do I need to donate my vehicle?   

All you need is a title, free of all leins. We will request some general information from you at the time of donation such as, the year, make, and model of the car, as well as its general mechanical condition. We accept all vehicles, running or non-running.

Is my donated vehicle tax-deductible?   

Yes, we are a 501(c)(3) organization and have been approved by the IRS to receive donated items and issue a tax-deductible donation receipt for the item. Therefore, your vehicle donation may be 100% tax deductible based upon your personal tax situation. Please check with your tax advisor if you need more information.

What if the vehicle is not registered in my name?   

The vehicle does not have to be registered in the donor's name. However, the person whose name is on the title must sign the title or fill out additional paperwork.

How much will I receive as a tax deduction for my vehicle?   

For vehicles sold for under $500, you can claim the fair market value up to $500.00 without any additional paperwork. The preliminary tax receipt will be mailed after vehicle has been confirmed picked up.

When will I receive my tax receipt?   

Processing your vehicle usually takes around 4 weeks but in some cases may take longer due to particular state title requirements or title laws.

How do I schedule a pick up?   

Please call our toll free number when you are ready to donate 1-888-447-2873