Non-Profits vs. Charities. Tax Deduction Differences

Question: I’d like to donate my car to a non-profit organization, but I read that my donation it might not be tax deductible. What’s the difference between a non-profit and a charity and how does that affect my tax deduction? Answer: Put simply, all...

Should I Donate My Car or Sell My Car Privately?

Question: I really don’t want to deal with the hassle of selling my old car. Should I donate my car to charity instead? Answer: Donate my car or sell my car?  That’s a great question.  Selling a car can be an enormous hassle for a private individual.  It...

How Do I Verify A Charity's Merit?

Question: I want to donate my car, but I want to be sure that the charity won’t use the money for something frivolous. Is there a way for me to measure a charity’s merit? —Mark H., Prineville, OR Answer: Mark, we understand your concern. No one wants to donate a...

Top Car Donation Charitable Causes

Are you one of the hundreds of thousands of people who will donate a car this year? One of the biggest decisions you will make in this process is choosing who your car donation will help. Although there are more charitable causes out there than I could ever write...

How Do I Donate A Car?

One of the most commonly asked questions in the car donations industry is “How do I donate a car?” The simple fact is that although many people would like to make an automobile donation, most people don’t know where to start. At Cars Helping...