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American Cancer Society continues to fight for a world free of cancer. In order to do so, additional research, patient support, sharing ideas and information are crucial. Through its work, American Cancer Society implements their core values of integrity, compassion, courage, determination, and diversity. These guiding principles enable American Cancer Society to properly support the many individuals and families affected by cancer through their words, actions, and decisions. Your Cars for a Cure donation will support cancer research, advocacy, patient services, and education. Click here or call (888) 227-5500 to donate a car to American Cancer Society!
How to Donate Your Car to American Cancer Society
Step 1: Provide Vehicle Information
Complete the donation form online or by calling us at 888-227-5500. We’ll ask you some questions about your vehicle, including the VIN, year, make, model, mileage, and condition.
Step 2: Schedule Free Car Pick Up
Tell us about yourself and where your car will be picked up. You’ll be contacted by a local towing agent within 2-3 business days to schedule a pick up time that works best for you.
Step 3: Get Tax Receipt
Once you submit your American Cancer Society car donation, you’ll receive a confirmation email with access to your Donor Console. Within the Donor Console, you’ll be able to track the progress of your car donation, upload documents, and get tax and title information. After your car is sold, you’ll be emailed a tax receipt.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of vehicles are accepted?
American Cancer Society accepts almost all running and non-functioning cars and trucks. Other vehicles such as vans, motorcycles, snowmobiles, boats, RVs, trailers, planes, and heavy machinery are accepted on a case-by-case basis. If you have questions about a vehicle you’d like to donate, call us at 888-227-5500.
What documents do I need to complete my car donation to American Cancer Society?
You’ll need a clear title in order to complete your car donation. If there is a lien listed on the title, you’ll also need to provide a lien release document. If you have any questions, call us at 888-227-5500.
How do I transfer my title?
You’ll need to sign your title over to our authorized agent, Advanced Remarketing Services. You will print and sign your name as the seller. Click here to find state-specific title transfer instructions or call 888-277-5500 and a customer service representative can walk you through the process.
How much money will American Cancer Society receive from my car donation?
Our agent, Advanced Remarketing Services, returns on average more than 80% of the gross proceeds from the sale of your vehicle, the highest of any vehicle donation program. Click here to read reviews from our car donors.
Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes! Within 30 days of the sale of your car, you’ll be emailed a tax receipt. If your car sells for over $500, you may deduct the full selling price of the car when itemizing taxes. If your car sells for less than $500, you can deduct $499 or your car’s fair market value, whichever is less. Please consult with your tax advisor on the best way to claim your American Cancer Society car donation tax deduction.
For answers to more American Cancer Society car donation questions
Visit our FAQ page or call us at 888-277-5500.