WBEZ Car Donation: 1948 Chevy Truck

WBEZ Car Donation - 1948 Chevy Truck - Front

The WBEZ car donation program has been a great way for local Chicago area NPR fans to support their favorite station. When you donate a car to WBEZ or another one of your favorite public radio stations you turn your vehicle donation into the local community programming you love. When you donate a car to charity you are not only supporting that non-profit organization but your donation is eligible for a tax deduction.

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1977 MG MGB Donated to Michigan Public Radio

This is not the first MG we have received as a donation but it is one of the better models we have seen.  It is the fourth MG donated so far this year and also the oldest aside of a 1952 though that was a kit car and not an original.  This green roadster only has 3,505 miles which is incredible for a 1977.  We do not know much about this MG’s previous life but the donor is from Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Presumably, the car spent most of it’s time there cruising with the top down catching the breeze off Lake Michigan.

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The ’77 MG has been donated to Michigan Radio, a part of the NPR news network.  Unfortunately, University of Michigan basketball suffered a tough loss last night in the NCAA tournament.  Hopefully seeing a donation like this one will help ease the pain.

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1969 Pontiac Bonneville for Ideastream Public Radio

Donated in Ohio, this 1969 Pontiac Bonneville helped raise funding for Ideastream Public Radio.

Lets talk a bit about the Bonnie (short for Bonneville). The 1969 Pontiac Bonneville is a part of the fourth generation of the Bonneville family (1965-70). This generation is considered one of the best selling automobiles in history after the Volkswagen Beetle, Ford Model T and the Lada Riva. Lets discuss specs shall we? The 428 cu in (7.0L) V8 OHV (overhead valve) engine has 360 Horsepower at 4,600 RPM and 472 lb ft torque at 3,200 RPM. This 1969 Pontiac Bonneville weighs 4,181 lbs, has the two-door convertible body and seats six.

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About Ideastream

http://www.ideastream.org/

Ideastream is a non-profit organization that applies the power of media to education, culture and citizenship. It includes WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV 104.9, educational and public service cable channels, broadband interactive video distance learning, the Internet and other interactive media. ~Ideastream

Ideastream’s mission is to strengthen the community. They are using media to provide distinctive and thought-provoking programs that will enlighten, inspire, educate and entertain.

Car donations help raise funding for your favorite charities and every car donation, big and small, helps them continue their work.

If you are interested in learning how to donate a car to NPR or would like to start donating a car, truck, suv, boat or personal craft, please click here or go to: http://www.cartalkvdp.com/orgs/?id=WCPN

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