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.

Illinois Car Donation Information

If you want to help others, donate your car in Illinois. Charity car donations are a great way to support an important cause in Illinois. The Illinois nonprofits on the following list are all working to help the people of Illinois. You can help support one of these important causes by donating your old vehicle.. Donate today and make a real difference in the Land of Lincoln.

How to Donate

  1. Browse through the nonprofit organizations below and pick one you’d like to support
  2. Fill out and submit the easy online form with information about you and your vehicle
  3. Schedule a pick up appointment at no cost to you, usually within 24-48 hours
  4. Receive a donation receipt for tax deduction purposes

No need to worry about the time and cost of selling your unwanted vehicle when a car donation can help a person in need as well as benefit you with a possible tax deduction. You can donate a car in Chicago, Aurora, Rockford, Joliet, Naperville, Springfield, Peoria, Elgin, Waukegan, Cicero, other surrounding communities or anywhere in the state of Illinois.

Illinois Title Information for Vehicle Donation

All vehicles including RVs, ATVs, boats, boat trailers and motorcycles purchased after 1/1/1998 as well as any road vehicle from 1934 and newer require a title for car donation. Snowmobiles do not require a title.  If you do not have the title, our title experts can help you in getting a replacement title. For questions or help with title and registration requirements, call us at 800-237-5714. We happily accept vehicles regardless if they have failed a smog or emissions test.

Cyber Drive Illinois – State of Illinois Motor Vehicles Department

CASA of DuPage County

The mission of CASA of DuPage County, Inc. is to speak to the best interests of abused, neglected, and dependent children in DuPage County’s juvenile and family court system. We believe each child has a right to a safe, permanent, nurturing home. We train and support quality community advocates who voluntarily represent children in court.

Habitat for Humanity of Greater Peoria

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope.

Humane Society Metro East IL

The Metro East Humane Society (MEHS) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 charitable organization dedicated to the prevention of cruelty to animals, the relief of suffering among animals, the provision of appropriate care and medical attention to an disposition of animals committed to its care, the extension of humane education, and the encouragement of animal population control.
It is their policy to provide humane care and treatment for all animals needing protection in the area served by the Society, to seek to return lost animals to their owners, to seek suitable homes for animals without owners, and to provide euthanasia when necessary.

Jalopies 4 Jesus

We strive wholeheartedly in making sure that love remains an active verb, in everything we do. Our goal is to be the good Samaritan in every way that we can. Whether it’s the orphan, the widow, the prostitute, the destitute, the hopeless or the lost, let us remember what Paul the apostle said in Phillipians 2:4-5 “Do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others. Have this attitude in yourself, which was also in Christ Jesus.”

Lupus Society of Illinois

LSI promotes lupus awareness and complements the work of health care professionals by providing personalized resources for the lupus community while supporting research.

National Alliance on Mental Illness Greater Chicago

The mission of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)-Chicago is to provide hope and improve the quality of life for those in the greater Chicago area whose lives are affected by serious mental illness.

National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.
Vision:
To enhance the lives of everyone with, at risk of or affected by kidney disease.

USO

The USO strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation.

Suggested Charities

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