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1You find a charity.Or call 1-800-237-5714.
2We pick up your vehicle.Free next day service.
3We help the charity sell the vehicle.You may be eligible for a tax deduction.

Donate your car in the San Francisco Bay Area with Donateacar.com. Your car, truck, van or other vehicle can make the difference a Nor Cal charity needs to continue making a real difference in your community. The nonprofits below are all working to achieve crucial missions in your community, help them help the people who need it, donate a car. America’s Car Donation Center provides the fastest and most professional service in the bay, including San Jose, San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, San Raphael, Novato, Petaluma, Vallejo, Berkeley, Oakland, Hayward, Livermore, Fremont, Palo Alto and other surrounding Nor Cal areas. Donate now and make a difference in our community.

49ers Foundation

The San Francisco 49ers Foundation supports development programs for underserved youth to keep them “Safe, On Track, and In School.”

Agape Villages

Agape Villages strives to create a community to heal the HEARTS of CHILDREN and build FAMILIES that surround them. Tomorrow holds little hope for many children unless Agape’s mission is achieved.

Alzheimer’s Association National

To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bay Area

The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

Easter Seals Bay Area California

Easter Seals Bay Area is leading the way to ensure that individuals and families impacted by disabilities can live, learn, work and play to their full potential.

In Defense of Animals

In Defense of Animals is an international animal protection organization dedicated to ending the exploitation and abuse of animals by raising the status of animals beyond that of mere property, and by defending their rights, welfare and habitat. IDA’s efforts include educational events, cruelty investigations, boycotts, grassroots activism, and hands-on rescue through our sanctuaries in Mississippi and Cameroon, Africa.

Petaluma Animal Services Foundation

Petaluma Animal Services Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit, with an emphasis on no-kill, high outcome sheltering in our service areas. Petaluma Animal Shelter handles all animal control and adoption services for the city of Petaluma and animal control services for the cities of Calistoga, Cloverdale, and Healdsburg.

South Bay Teen Challenge

“To provide successful recovery for men, women, teens, children, and families with destructive, abusive, and addictive lifestyles through mentoring, education, training, and spiritual direction.”

SPCA San Francisco

The mission of The San Francisco SPCA is to save and protect animals, to provide care and treatment, to advocate for their welfare and to enhance the human-animal bond.

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