Donate Your Vehicle

If you have a vehicle that you are thinking of trading in or selling, consider donating it to the JCC, Sonoma County Donate a Car Program.

When your vehicle is sold, the proceeds will go to the JCC to help support Jewish programming in Sonoma County.  You may also be able to deduct the fair market value of your vehicle as a charitable contribution for income tax purposes.

We have partnered with Car Program, which accepts most vehicles, including cars, trucks, trailers, boats and RVs. The donation process is easy online or by phone.

To learn more or to get started, call 800-240-0160.


 Frequently Asked Questions 

1.  What can I donate?

We accept most cars, trucks, boats, RV Motorhomes, trailers, jet-ski's, snowmobiles and even some motorcycles.

2.  My car hasn't run in years. Can I still donate it?

Yes! We accept most donated cars and boats running or not. 

3.  What do I need to donate my vehicle?

We would like the keys and title with your donation, but if you don't have either of these please call us anyway. We're oftentimes able to come pick-up your car or boat donation anyway. Please call us toll-free 1-800-240-0160 seven days a week where a friendly car donation specialist is waiting to hear from you.

4.  Can you pick up vehicles in all 50 States? 

Yes! We pick up most car, boat and RV donations in all 50 States.

5.  How will my car donation be picked up?

We'll schedule a next day pick-up appointment to have your donated car towed away by a professionally licensed, bonded and insured towing company.

6.  How long will it take to pick up my car?

We can schedule free next-day pick-up appointments with you over the phone and we're happy to accommodate rush orders, so please call us toll-free at 1-800-240-0160.

7.  Is my donation tax deductible?

Yes, car, boat and RV donations made to bona fide, IRS verified charitable organizations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law.  We have verified that all charities listed within this site are classified with the IRS as non-profit charitable organizations.  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.

8.  How does my tax deduction work?

The IRS allows you to claim a tax deduction of (a) the fair market value of your vehicle up to $500 or (b) if we sell the vehicle for more than $500 we will mail you a completed IRS tax form 1098-C with that value for your tax purposes.

For additional information, 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. 

9.  How can I contact you to schedule a pick up?

Please call  toll-free seven days a week at 1-800-240-0160. Either Way, a friendly car donation specialist is waiting to answer your questions and schedule your free next-day pick-up appointment!

 

 

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