Cars, Trucks, Motorcycles & Boat Donation FAQ
Why should I donate my car to The Salvation Army?
By donating your car to The Salvation Army you are helping support the organization’s Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC). The ARC provides a clean and healthy living environment, work therapy and counseling to men and women suffering from substance and alcohol abuse.
My car doesn’t run that well or at all; can I still donate it?
YES! The Salvation Army accepts all automobiles, running or not!
How hard is it to donate?
Not hard at all! Simply call The Salvation Army at 1-800-SATruck and let us know you’re interested in donating your automobile. We will collect your contact information, make of the car and any other special instructions over the phone and send someone out to pick up your donation within 24 hours. Online pickup scheduling for cars, trucks, motorcycles & boats is also available in some areas of Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington.
What about the paperwork?
The Salvation Army will handle all the DMV paperwork for you. All you need to provide is the title or car registration (old or new).
What if I don’t have the title?
If you don’t have the title, the car registration (old or new) will work as well.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, your car donation is tax-deductible. A Salvation Army representative will provide you with a donation receipt.
What can I donate?
The Salvation Army accepts automobiles, RVs, motorcycles, and boats whether they are running or not.
Who will pick up my donation?
The Salvation Army partners with a reputable tow truck company that will pick up your automobile donation.
Is there any expense on my part?
None at all!
How long before you pick up my car?
The Salvation Army will pick up your donation within 24 hours.
What happens if there’s a problem with my car after it’s donated?
You are only responsible for your car until it is picked up. You are liable for all previous storage charges and previous fines. Once the car has been picked up we are responsible for it.
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