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I’m Ready to Donate RV- What Type Of Other Vehicles Can Be Donated?

You can donate any kind of vehicle like an RV, travel trailer, motorhome, fifth wheel, boat and also real estate. Your have the opportunity  to help your favorite charity or non profit organization.  The vehicle donation process is fast and easy, we have volunteers waiting to answer any question you might have including “What can I donate” and title questions.

To get started call us today at 1.888. 291.7226 or fill out our online donation form.

What Paperwork Do I Need To Donate a Vehicle or Real Estate?

In most cases you will need the title to the vehicle however  each state has its own specific requirements. If you do not have a title, call us , we will guide you so you can donate a vehicle with out a title, because  other arrangements can be made. If you are interested in donating real estate just give us a call, the process is very easy and hassle free.

Please call our experienced donation specialist at 1.888. 291.7226.

What Do I Need To Know About Transferring Or Signing Off My Title?

Generally, when donating a vehicle you must complete the section of the title labeled “assignment of title by owner” or “transfer of ownership by the seller.” When signing your title, please print and sign your name as the “Seller” in exactly the same way it appears on the front of the title. If you wish, we can also walk you through this process over the phone as well.

It is important that the donor makes the release of liability in this way it prevents any Department of Motor Vehicles system delay errors.

We’ll be glad to help you through these steps. It’s as easy, call us at 1.888. 291.7226.

Can I Donate My Car If It Doesn’t Run?

Yes, you can donate a car that doesn’t run.  We are able to accept most vehicles and you can still support your favorite charity.

Can I Get a Tax Deduction For My Car Donation?

 Yes, vehicles donated to registered nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations are tax deductible to the fullest extent permissible by IRS law. Because we are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, your vehicle donation is completely tax deductible.

After we receive your vehicle donation then we will mail you an IRS compliant receipt that states your tax deduction amount.

How Do You Determine The Value Of My Donated Vehicle?

With the new tax laws, it is even easier to donate your vehicle than to sell it.

Your vehicle donation to a charity organization it is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowable by IRS law and it will fall into one of these categories:

For your information, if the vehicle that you donated sells for less than $500, you can claim the fair market value (FMV) of your vehicle up to $500.00, but if your donated vehicle sells for more than $500 then you will be able to claim the exact amount for which your car got sold for. Know your rights and responsibilities as a donor. In addition, we highly recommend you also thoroughly read the following two IRS publication articles:

IRS Publication 4303, “Determining the Value of your Car” click on this link:

IRS Publication p561, Regarding “Fair Market Value” (FMV)click on this link:

We will provide you the donor with a receipt indicating the final sales price (FSP) of your vehicle donation within 30 days of its sale.

How Long Will It Take To Get My Donated Vehicle Picked-Up?
Generally, the pick-up time is usually between 24-72 hours from your first contact with us. In rare instances or an emergency, the donor will need a faster pickup time. Please understand we will do our best to accommodate these immediate requests, however, if it occurs on a weekend or holiday we cannot guarantee we will be able to confirm an expedited pick up.

Motorhomes, large travel trailers and heavy equipment may require additional time for pick up.

Thank you for your understanding.

How Do I Schedule A Pickup?

It’s easy just call us 1.888. 291.7226., and our donation specialist will assist you promptly. Our transport coordinator will direct your donation pick up to our nearest transport affiliate and they will contact you directly to schedule the pickup at your convenience.

If you would prefer to start your donation online you can fill out the easy to use donation form on our website.

Your vehicle will be towed away for free at a time that is convenient for you.

Important Information

Check with your  State’s Department of Motor Vehicles about the proper management of your license plates. You may be required by state law to remove, retain, surrender transfer or destroy your license plates. In case these are the requirements in  your State, then you are responsible for your license plates. We strongly encourage you to remove the plates before we pick up your vehicle, as we are NOT responsible for any tickets, fines, actions or litigations as a result of you not removing the plates.

In any other case, once the donation is picked up by the transport company, you are no longer liable for your vehicle as long as you have correctly complied with the protocol set by your state regarding license plate removal, retention surrender or destruction.


Right to Refuse Vehicle Donations Policy:

In the best interest of the nationwide charitable nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations we assist, we to reserve the right to decline certain vehicle donations based on criteria established by Cars and Causes.

*Disclaimer: If the donor doesn’t provide proper, valid paperwork for the donation, the donor will lose the rights to claim any tax deduction (clearly stated on the IRS conditions to donate property). Subsequently, we would be forced to junk or consider the vehicle abandoned, in this case, it will cause expenses including towing, storage, for what you may get charge.

Cars and Causes is not responsible for any belongings left in the vehicle. Please understand we will always strive to do our best to accommodate our generous donors. Contact us!


Right to Refuse Vehicle DonationsPolicy:

If it is in the best interest of the nationwide charitable nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations we assist, we at CarsandCauses established a policy allowing us to reserve the right to decline certain vehicle donations based on criteria established by CarsandCauses.

Please understand we will always strive to do our best to accommodate you, our generous donors, however, based on a multitude of different factors we are not able to accept all vehicle donations. We sincerely thank you for your kind understanding.

Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions at (888) 291-7226or by email at

For Our supported Charity Affiliates.

CarsandCauses proudly operates on behalf of charitable nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations across the United States of America.

We require from our nonprofit affiliates current proof of non-profit (tax-exempt) status as required by state and federal law. For an affiliate organization to be tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

“An organization must be organized and operated exclusively for exempt purposes set forth in section 501(c)(3)None of its earnings may inure to any private shareholder or individual; specifically, those that are considered public charities, private foundations or private operating foundations.”

We at CarsandCauses reserve the right to decline acting on behalf of local or national political candidacy campaigns. We also reserve the right to refuse acceptance of any charity affiliation, based on principle, as CarsandCauses will not support any hate or discriminatory groups regardless of their nonprofit status.

Please feel free to contact us directly with any questions get started. or by email at

Thank you.