Car Donation FAQ

Below you will find the most frequently asked questions about car donations.

If you don't find an answer here, please call one of our trained, friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week:
  • 7am to 8pm Mon through Fri
  • 9am to 6pm Sat and Sun.

1. Who will benefit from my car donation?
CarsForUStroops.Org has the goal to improve the lives of as many our military and veterans as possible by uniting dozens of supporting foundations under one unique program. We include a list of IRS approved non-profit charities that you can choose to benefit from your generous donation. To date, almost $20 million has gone to non-profits via our program.

2. Will there be any cost to me?
There are absolutely no costs for you. Just fill out the online car donation form or call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and they will help with your concerns.

3. What condition does my car have to be in to donate it?
We accept most vehicles running or not (exceptions include fire damaged or stripped vehicles). To find out for sure, fill out the online car donation form, or call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032

4. What documents do I need to donate my car?
We would like the title/pink slip to the vehicle, but it is possible to donate without them. Just call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and he/she will guide you through the easy donation process. On arrival the tow truck driver who is professionally licensed, bonded and insured, will help you with all paperwork.

5. Do you take cars working or not?
We will take your car whether it is running or not.

6. What if I don't have my title/pink slip?
It is possible to donate without the title/pink slip. Please call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and they will help you.

7. What areas do you service?
We take donations Nationwide.
Pick up is always free and there are no costs to you. We will come to your home or office at a time convenient to you.
BBecause of the generosity of the public, we run a nationwide program.
We have friendly Vehicle Donation Operators standing by 7 days a week:
  • 7 am to 8pm Mon through Fri
  • 9am to 6pm Sat and Sun.

Just give us a call toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 and they will help with any questions you may have.

8. Can you explain the procedure for picking up my donated car?
Once you have called us or filled out our online form, you will be contacted by one of our representatives who will arrange to have your vehicle towed away by a professionally licensed, bonded and insured towing company. You will be given a receipt which is a release of liability and shows the IRS that you are authorized for a charitable deduction. Got questions? Just call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and they will help answer your questions.

9. How long will it take for you to pick up my car?
Once you have contacted us, you will be contacted by one of our representatives who will arrange to have your vehicle towed away at your convenience by a professionally licensed, bonded and insured towing company. Just call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and they will help with any questions you may have.

10. Do I have any liability issues to worry about?
When your vehicle is picked up by our certified towing company, you will be given a receipt that releases you from future liability for your donated vehicle. Just call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and they will help with any questions you may have.

11. Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes, your car, boat or auto donation goes to benefit an IRS registered non-profit military or veterans charity of your choice. However, individual tax situations vary so please check with a tax professional to determine what if any tax benefit you may receive from a tax deductible donation. Just call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and they will help with any questions you may have.

12. How do I figure out the IRS requirements for a charitable donation?
The IRS provides a Donor's Guide to Car Donations which sets forth the manner in which the IRS requires you to determine the value of your donated property. Here are some useful links:

If you still have questions, please call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and they will help answer your questions.

13. How do I estimate the value of the donation for my car?

Online assistance with vehicle values can be found by clicking on the sites below:

 IntelliChoice Car Values

14. How do I contact you to schedule a pick-up?
Fill out our online donation form, or call one of our friendly Vehicle Donation Operators toll-free at 1-888-693-8032 seven days a week and we will guide you through the donation process.

15. What type of donation do you accept?
We gladly accept your donation!

  • Auto Donation
  • Van Donation
  • SUV Donation
  • Truck Donation
  • Boat Donation
  • Jet Ski Donation
  • Snowmobile Donation
  • Trailer Donation
  • Motorcycle Donation
  • Motorhome Donation
  • RV Donation
  • Forklift Donation
  • Tractor Donation
  • Heavy Equipment Donation
We've developed the largest resale network in the vehicle donation industry!
So you get the highest possible tax deduction!

Just fill out the form below
or
Call 888-693-8032

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