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Cars for Kids' Sake

Cars for Kids’ Sake

Whether your car starts or not, donating it can certainly start something in your community. Big Brothers Big Sisters Cars for Kids' Sake helps us raise funds through the donation of your unwanted vehicle. Donated vehicles qualify as charitable gifts and may be eligible for a tax deduction.

We welcome all types of vehicles, including cars, trucks, SUVs, motor homes, boats, airplanes, farm equipment, and construction equipment.

The process for donating is simple. Just call the Big Brothers Big Sisters Vehicle Donation Program at 800-710-9145 or follow the easy steps below to arrange a pickup for your unwanted vehicle. The vehicle will be picked up, processed, and sold to help kids in your community.

How to Donate Your Car:

Step 1: Click here, then select GO. You will be asked for your vehicle’s make, model, vehicle identification number (VIN#), and current mileage.

Step 2: After you enter the donation information, you will need to print out the forms at the end of the donation wizard and send them to us with your vehicle's title to the attention of Manager, Individual Giving, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, 230 North 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107.

Step 3: Your vehicle will then be sold at a dealers-only auction or to a licensed recycler. With all costs deducted, Big Brothers Big Sisters typically receives between 65% and 80% of the gross sale price. Proceeds benefit programs in your area.

Step 4: Go to IRS Publication 526 for instructions on reporting your donation as a tax deduction.

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