Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement. Boston Children’s is ranked the number one pediatric hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It is home to the world’s largest pediatric research enterprise, and it is the leading recipient of pediatric research funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Boston Children’s treats more children with rare diseases and complex conditions than any other hospital. Your car donation will help advance pediatric care worldwide. Start your car donation to Boston Children’s Hospital online or by calling (877) 957-2277!
How to Donate Your Car to
Boston Children’s Hospital
Step 1: Provide Vehicle Information
Complete the donation form online or by calling us at 877-957-2277. We’ll ask some questions about your vehicle, including the VIN, year, make, model, mileage, and condition.
Step 2: Schedule Free Car Pick Up
Tell us a bit 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 Children’s Hospital 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 will be emailed a tax receipt.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of vehicle donations are accepted?
Boston Children’s accepts almost all running and non-running 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 877-957-2277.
How long will it take to pick up my car?
Once you submit the donation form, a local towing agent will call you within 2-3 business days to schedule a pick up time that works best for you.
How do I sign my title?
Instructions on how to sign your title over to our processing agent, Advanced Remarketing Services, can be found in the confirmation email you received after submitting the donation form. You can also find state-specific title instructions by clicking here or by calling us at 877-957-2277.
How much money will Boston Children's Hospital receive from my car donation?
Our authorized agent, Advanced Remarketing Services, returns on average more than 80% of the gross proceeds from the sale of your vehicle to Boston Children’s.
Will I receive a tax receipt?
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 car donation tax deduction.
For answers to more Boston Children's car donation questions
Visit our full FAQ page or call us at 877-957-2277.