Car Donation

Yes, we’re stating the obvious – gas isn’t cheap right now. The pinch may have you considering getting a car with better gas mileage or going car-free all together. ReStore may be your go-to for donating building materials and gently used furniture, but did you know you can also donate your car to benefit Habitat for Humanity?

Habitat’s Cars for Homes program makes it easy to move on from that gas guzzler while supporting a cause you believe in. Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, camper, or boat to a charity you can trust and help Habitat make the dream of home a reality for the families we serve.

Here is how your car donation can benefit Habitat for Humanity and how to get started:

  1. Your car donation builds stronger, greener communities.
    When you donate a car to Habitat for Humanity, all net proceeds from the sale of your vehicle will support our work building and preserving affordable housing across the Bay Area. More affordable housing means more diverse and stable communities. If your car donation is in no shape to be sold to licensed dealer, it will be sold to auto salvage yards where usable parts are removed, and the car is recycled into steel. So, going car-less is good for the community and the environment!
  2. Cars for Homes makes donating a car to charity easy.
    First, we accept any and all car, truck, RV, van, SUV, motorcycle, and even boat donations, whether they are running or not. Then, we come to you and provide free towing of your donation. Finally, the online, contactless donation process is completed in just three steps. Here is how to donate a car to Habitat for Humanity:

    • Start your donation online by visiting our donation form, or calling our hotline: 1-877-277-4344
    • Our team will ask about your vehicle, including the make, model, vehicle identification number (VIN), and current mileage.
    • When your vehicle is accepted, schedule a day and time for us to pick it up.
  3. Your car donation to Habitat may qualify for a tax deduction.
    By donating your vehicle to Habitat, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, you may claim the donation on your federal tax return, if you itemize. Click here to learn more about the tax benefits you could receive when you donate an unused vehicle to Habitat.

Ready to take the next step? We’re here to make it easy for you! While car donation drop offs are not accepted at any ReStore location, a team of car donation specialists will work with you to pick up your vehicle wherever it is parked and take care of the rest.

From all of us at Habitat for Humanity, thank you for considering donating your vehicle. We couldn’t do this without you!

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Not ready to donate your vehicle? Click here to discover other ways you can support Habitat for Humanity.

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