how it works
It's free, easy and fast.
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.

California Car Donation Information

Do you have an unwanted vehicle taking up space in your garage or driveway? Have you been thinking about selling a car but just don’t have time? The answer may be to donate your car to a charity in California. Save time and money from repairing your car, placing ads, setting up appointments for test drives and haggling over prices in selling your car. You can make your old vehicle count for something in the lives of people in California by donating your car to a worthy cause.

From Crescent City to Calexico, you will receive fast, free and easy pick-up of your car donation.  You can donate cars, trucks, vans, RVs, boats and more.  When donating a car in California, you get free pick-up of your vehicle as well as no paperwork hassle to deal with and vehicle donations are tax-deductible. Donate now and make a difference in California.

We make it simple to donate:

  • Choose a charity that you feel passionate about
  • Get free towing of your car from work or home
  • No hassle with the paperwork, we take care of that for you
  • Receive a vehicle donation receipt and be eligible for a tax deduction

Think how nice it will be to save the time and hassle of selling your car and also the benefit of having it removed from your property at no cost to you.  It’s easy to make a positive difference while also saving time and hassle. We accept nearly every kind of car, van, truck, boat, trailer, ATV or RV. You can get rid of your vehicle while supporting a worthy charity.

Begin today by choosing a non-profit organization below and filling out our simple online form. For questions, call us at 1-800-237-5714. Donate a vehicle now and help those in need.

California Department of Transportation 

Sacramento Valley Teen Challenge

To facilitate the transformation of people with life-controlling problems; impacting families and communities through the gospel of Jesus Christ.

If you or your loved one need help, we are here to tell you there is hope!

Sankara Eye Foundation

The mission of the Sankara Eye Foundation is to reach out to the rural poor and provide quality eye care free of cost to the needy by building operationally self-sufficient super specialty eye care hospitals across India.

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society

Sea Shepherd‘s mission is to conserve and protect the world’s marine wilderness eco-systems and marine wildlife species. We accomplish these goals through public education, investigation, documentation and, where appropriate and where legal authority exists under international law or under agreement with national governments, enforcement of violations of the international treaties, laws and conventions designed to protect the oceans.

Sierra Forever Families

Sierra Forever Families transforms the lives of children in foster care by building and nurturing permanent families.

Sisters of the Holy Family

To seek out and advocate for the poor and needy, especially families, for the Kingdom of God.

SPCA Orange County

The Orange County SPCA was established in 1987 as a non-profit, tax-exempt charity for the following purposes: To prevent cruelty to animals, to aid low-income pet owners, and to promote responsible pet ownership and the humane treatment of animals. It is supported entirely by donations from the private sector, and does not receive donations from any government agency or national organization.

The mission of the OCSPCA is to foster the humane treatment of animals through:

  • Education of the public
  • Financial assistance (to relieve animal suffering)
  • Promotion of the animal/human bond
  • Cruelty intervention

SPCA Placer County

The Mission of the Placer SPCA is to enhance the lives of companion animals and support the human-animal bond through: Adoption, Reunification, Education and Affordable Spay and Neuter Services.

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.

SPCA Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz SPCA is committed to ensuring the best possible quality of life for animals and to promote respect and reverence for all. They strive to prevent cruelty to animals, to stop pet overpopulation, to promote community responsibility and for the humane care, treatment and well-being of all animals through adoption, education, information, and action.

Stanford Settlement

Stanford Settlement Neighborhood Center helps build healthy communities through individual, family, and neighborhood services.

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AnimaLovers

Children, Human Services

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