Donate Your Vehicle to Rise
Did you know you can turn your used car, truck, RV, or boat into support for Rise? Our vehicle donation program partnership with CARS makes donating your vehicle easy by providing free pick-up and finding the right buyer to make the most out of your generous gift. The CARS program even handles all the paperwork, including providing you with a donation receipt.
By making a vehicle donation to Rise, you will help drive our mission to unlock potential and open doors to success for people with disabilities or other challenges through creative solutions and customized support.
Here's how it works:
1. Fill out the vehicle donation form
Click the button below for more information, frequently asked questions, and to fill out the brief vehicle donation form.
2. Schedule your free and convenient pick-up
Your vehicle will be picked up at no cost to you!
3. Receive a donation reciept
That's it! Your generous vehicle donation supports Rise's mission.
Frequently Asked Questions
Most cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RVs, motorcycles, off-road vehicles, heavy equipment, and other motorized vehicles are accepted.
Yes! Vehicle donations are tax-deductible. Individual tax situations vary. For specific tax-related questions, please consult your tax advisor or refer to IRS Publication 4303.
CARS.com can take your vehicle running or not. However, it must be in one piece, have an engine, and be towable. Contact a Vehicle Donor Support representative at 855.500.7433 to find out if your vehicle qualifies for pick-up.
In many cases, once the donation record has been created, CARS.com can schedule the vehicle to be picked up on the initial call. In other cases, CARS.com will contact you within two to three business days to schedule a convenient appointment time with one of our preferred vendors. If you need your car picked up sooner, please let a CARS.com Vehicle Donor Support Representatives know during your initial call. CARS.com does their best to accommodate your schedule. For more specific information pertaining to your vehicle donation, please call CARS.com at 855.500.7433 during regular hours of operation.
Each state has different criteria on how to notify the DMV. Some states require the license plates to be returned to the DMV and other states may require a Release of Liability to be submitted. Please contact your state DMV for directions on how to notify the state that you are no longer the owner of the vehicle.
Yes. You will receive an initial donation receipt from our tow driver at the time of your vehicle pickup. You will then be mailed a tax receipt within 30 days of the sale of the vehicle. This acknowledgement will indicate your name as well as the year, make, model, and VIN. It will be your only receipt if your vehicle sells for less than $500.
If your vehicle sells for more than $500, and your tax identification number has been provided, an "IRS Form 1098-C, Contributions of Motor Vehicles, Boats, and Airplanes" will be mailed to you within 30 days of the sale stating the amount of gross proceeds received from your donation. You will need to file this form with the IRS in order to claim a tax deduction for your vehicle donation.
In most cases, you will receive an initial donation receipt from the tow driver at the time of your vehicle pick-up. This initial acknowledgement will indicate your name as well as the year, make, model and condition of the vehicle you are donating. You will then be mailed a thank-you letter, which serves as a tax receipt, within 30 days of the sale of the vehicle. This will be your final tax document if your vehicle sold for less than $500.
If your vehicle sells for more than $500 and your tax identification number has been provided, an IRS Form 1098-C, ‘Contributions of Motor Vehicles, Boats, and Airplanes’, will be mailed to you within 30 days of the sale stating the amount of gross proceeds received from your donation.
Once the donation record has been created and completed, a tow operator will reach out to you within two to three business days to schedule your pick-up. If you need your vehicle picked up sooner, please call CARS.com toll-free at 855.500.7433 as we may be able to make those arrangements.
Yes, you will need the title to the vehicle. If you do not have it, it is possible that other arrangements can be made. You can call CARS.com toll-free at 855.500.7433 seven days a week for more information.
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