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Habitat for Humanity’s mission is to provide “strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter” across the world. Homes are essential to the proper growth and functioning of individuals. Because of the current unpredictable and unaffordable housing market, many individuals struggle to find a place they are happy to call home. When you donate a car to Habitat for Humanity, you’ll help new and future homeowners in your community through builds, home improvements, and modifications. The Cars for Homes program has raised over $30 million in the last five years. Click here or call 1-877-277-4344 to start your Habitat for Humanity car donation!
How to Donate Your Car
Step 1: Provide Vehicle Information
Complete the donation form online or by calling us at 1-877-277-4344. We’ll ask for some information about your vehicle, including the VIN, year, make, model, mileage, and condition.
Step 2: Schedule Free Car Pick Up
Provide some information about yourself and let us know where your vehicle will be picked up. Within 2-3 business days, you will be contacted by a local towing agent to schedule a pickup time.
Step 3: Get Tax Receipt
You will receive a confirmation email once you submit your car donation to Habitat for Humanity. Within the email, you will have access to the Donor Console. This will allow you to track the progress of your donation, upload appropriate documents, and find title information. Once your vehicle has been sold, you will be emailed a tax receipt.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of vehicles can I donate?
Habitat for Humanity’s Cars for Homes program accepts almost all running and non-running cars and trucks. Vehicles such as vans, motorcycles, boats, RVs, trailers, snowmobiles, 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 1-877-277-4344.
How should I prepare for pick up?
To prepare for pick up, you should remove all personal items from your vehicle and have the signed title and keys ready upon the tow driver’s arrival.
How do I transfer my title?
- The title must be in your name and free of cross outs and errors.
- All liens must be released. If there is a lien listed on your title, you’ll need to provide a separate lien release document.
- You must sign the title over to our authorized agent, Advanced Remarketing Services. Instructions on how to sign your title can be found here or you can give us a call at 1-877-277-4344 and a customer service representative can walk you through the process.
How much money does Habitat for Humanity receive from my car donation?
Our partners at Advanced Remarketing Services return at least 75%-80% of the gross proceeds from the sale of your vehicle to Habitat for Humanity, the highest of any vehicle donation program!
When will I receive a tax receipt?
Within 30 days of the sale of your vehicle, you will be emailed a tax receipt.
For answers to more Cars for Homes car donation questions
Visit our FAQ page or call us at 1-877-277-4344.