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Reuse in New England: Donation Programs - Vehicles
October 2014

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Many non-profit organizations accept vehicles as tax-deductible donations. Most national organizations have local branches that will take your vehicle.

If you have questions or suggestions for additions/corrections to this list, contact:

Christine Beling (beling.christine@epa.gov)
EPA New England (SPP)
5 Post Office Square, Suite 100
Mail Code: OES04-1
Boston, MA 02109-3912
Phone: 617-918-1792

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Regional/New England

1-800-Charity Cars
Address: 407 Wekiva Springs Road #201, Longwood, FL 32779
Phone: 1-800-242-7489
Email: marketing@800charitycars.org
Description: A registered 501(C)3 non-profit car donation charity that accepts vehicles in any condition, nationwide. The charity uses the vehicle donations it receives to help provide reliable transportation to needy families.

America's Car Donation Charity Center
Phone: 1-800-513-6560
Email: carprogram@aol.com
Description: America’s Car Donation Charity Center represents over 250 non-profit organizations which accept vehicle donations. People can choose which organization they would like to benefit with their donation.

American Lung Association Vehicle Donation Program
Toll Free Number: 800-577-LUNG (800-577-5864)
Description: ALA accepts vehicle donations. Call the above number for pickup information.

American Red Cross Vehicle Donations
Phone: 1-855-927-2227
Description: The American Red Cross accepts donations of all kinds of vehicles including cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, boats, motorcycles, RVs, snowmobiles, jet skis, heavy equipment, farm equipment, tractors and more.

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America
Address: P.O. Box 280, Hinckley Rd., Clinton, ME 04927
Phone: 1-800-710-9145
Description: Big Brothers, Big Sisters of America, a mentoring program for children accepts vehicle donations.

Catholic Charities of America
Address: 75 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Phone: 888-984-2886
Email: carsforchildrenssake@ccab.org
Description: Catholic Charities' youth programs benefit from vehicle donations. Other donations, such as household items, eyeglasses, and bicycles are accepted.

Davis Research Foundation
Address: 3755 Omec Circle, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Phone: 1-800-513-6560
Email: carprogram@aol.com
Description: DRF’s mission is to research, develop, and broadly disseminate effective counseling and teaching methods to resolve dyslexia and other learning disabilities.

Easter Seals Automobile Donation Program
Address: 3755 Omec Circle, Unit 4, Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
Phone: 1-888-631-6833
Description: Easter Seals accepts vehicle donations.

Heritage for the Blind
Phone: 1-800-2-DONATE
Description: Heritage for the Blind accepts vehicle donations.

Kidney and Urology Foundation of America
Email: info@kidneyurology.org
Description: Dedicated to helping the more than 70 million Americans who suffer from the debilitating effects of kidney, urologic, and related diseases, and to fostering research.

Melwood Car Donations
Phone: 1-800-333-4788
Description: Melwood is a charitable organization accepting vehicle donations to provide funding for training, employment, support and recreational services for people with differing abilities and wounded warriors in the Washington, DC metro area since 1963.

National Kidney Foundation
Phone: 1-800-488-CARS
Description: The NKF accepts vehicle donations.

National Vehicle Donations Programs Online
Email: rspear@adesaimpact.com
Description: From this site a donation organization can be chosen for unwanted cars, trucks, boats, and airplanes. New England residents from Maine and New Hampshire are eligible.

Vehicle Donation Processing Center, Inc.
Address: 626 South Primrose Ave, Monrovia, CA 91016
Phone: 800-269-6814
Email: vdpc@yahoo.com
Description: The Vehicle Donation Processing Center accepts vehicle donations for a charity of choice.

Volunteers of America
Address: 1660 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3421
Phone: 703-341-5000
Email: voa@voa.org
Description: Volunteers of America accepts vehicle donations that will support their many human service programs throughout the country.


National Veterans Service Fund, Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 2465, Darien, CT 06820-0465 Description: The National Veterans Services Fund, Inc., based in Darien, CT has been providing case-managed social services and limited medical assistance to Vietnam- and Persian Gulf War-veterans and their families, with a focus on families with disabled children, since 1978.

Wheels for Wishes
Address: 615 West Johnson Avenue Suite 202, Cheshire, CT 06410
Phone: 855-372-9474
Email: jason@wheelsforwishes.org
Description: Wheels for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish Foundation is now accepting vehicles of all types in the local Connecticut area. Help make a wish come true for a child with a life threatening condition and recycle at the same time!


Special Olympics - Recycle for Gold
Address: PO Box 303, Hathorne, MA 01937
Phone: 1-800-590-1600
Email: info@recycleforgold.org
Description: Recycle for Gold accepts whole automobiles, trucks, and vans in any condition. Proceeds benefit the Special Olympics.


Good News Garage
Address: One Main Street, Suite 214, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: 802-864-3667
Email: info@goodnewsgarage.org
Description: The Good News Garage accepts vehicles to provide transportation for low-income people. They accept vehicles which are ten years or younger with fewer than 150,000 miles.

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