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Best Car Donation in San Mateo, CA

  • Fast, free pickup in 24 - 48 hours.
  • Best tax deduction
  • Choose your favorite non-profit
 

Why should I donate a car in San Mateo?

FAST auto donation San MateoWhen your car is a mobile office, it needs to have state-of-the-art features. If it's been a few years since you've driven something with updated bells and whistles, you may be thinking it's time for a trip to the dealer. 

Once you've shifted into gear, you'll need to decide what to do with the car you no longer need. Did you know that there's a way to move the car along, while giving money to charity and getting a boost for your taxes? If you donate a car to charity in Napa, you'll get the chance to help your favorite nonprofit and make a sensible financial decision. 

Whether you're an electronics whiz or just looking to downsize to a car that guzzles less gas, maybe moving to a hybrid, we've all been there - wondering what to do with our old car when it's time for a new one. 

Our process is fast and easy and profitable. All it takes is a phone call to us at Cars2Charities - 855-520-2100 - and we tow it away within 24-48 hours, totally free of charge (The charity you choose reimburses Cars2Charities for the towing, improvements, and handling). That's a quick, seamless solution. 

Car donations to charity in San Mateo offer vehicle owners an alternative to the massive effort of managing a Craigslist post or private sale of some kind. 

And don't forget you're benefiting charity when you donate a vehicle in San Mateo.

How do I donate a car in San Mateo?

Who to call? What to do? It's the same answer for both - simply call us at Cars2Charities - that's it! That's when we kick into high gear. 

EASY auto donation San MateoWhat do we do? We pick up your vehicle donation in San Mateo at a convenient time and place for you, usually within 24-48 hours. Then our expert technicians go to work, first using a 16-point assessment to determine which repairs or upgrades will get you - and your charity of choice - the most money. 

Next, we get the car photographed and find a buyer for the auto donation, not from an auction, but a private sale (it sells for a higher dollar amount that way). Our last move is to give proceeds to the charity you choose and inform you of your car donation tax deduction in San Mateo.

You can't argue with how easy that process is. Soon you're crossing the bay bridge into the city or driving to the marina to take the boat out.

We do the fixing, the listing, the selling - your favorite charity gets a check and you get a nice tax benefit. Would you really miss all the work it takes to sell your car? We didn't think so.

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Can I donate a boat in San Mateo? Donate a motorcycle or camper?

Yes! Do you like camping? If you have a recreational vehicle donation in San Mateo, we take care of it. Not a fan? No RV? We can tackle your golf cart donation in San Mateo, or have some of your watercraft spent too much time at Coyote Point? Call us for a free pickup. 

What else do you have? Are there items on your property or taking up space in your garage that could FREE auto donation San Mateobenefit you better as a vehicle donation in San Mateo? They don't have to be in working condition. Whether you have an RV donation in San Mateo or you want us to come and tow away your car, truck, SUV or motorcycle donation in San Mateo, we're on it - dead or alive. Do you know how expensive golf cart batteries are? You might be better not getting that fixed if it's dead. They use 6-8 batteries and cost, roughly, $160 each to replace.  

All of those can boost your bottom line and your charity's too. It's great when you find a tax deductible way to benefit others and not have any hassles to go with it. You don't want the headache of selling the vehicle you no longer need. 

Call us at 855-520-2100 and let us know if you're ready for a free vehicle pick up. Whatever you've got - Car? Truck? SUV donation in San Mateo?

How can I get the BEST car donation tax deduction in San Mateo?

We guarantee you - with our vehicle donation program in San Mateo, the transaction is transparent and above board. We sell your car, then we report the actual sale price of the vehicle to you and to the nonprofit receiving the benefit. Following the guidelines prescribed by the IRS, we submit the paperwork to you and to the charity you choose. You both receive IRS Form 1098 within 30 days of the sale.

If you automatically figure you'll be trading in your car, you may not know what a cut they take at the dealership. You usually get just 30%-40% of your vehicle's value if you do a dealer trade-in or use CarMax. But, with vehicle donations in San Mateo, you can deduct 100% of the sale value. Plus, our expert technicians make appropriate changes to your vehicle, in the form of upgrades and repairs to the inside and outside of the car, so the sale price tends to be about 25-50% higher than your vehicle's value without the changes.

YOU pick the best charity for auto donation San Mateo

What are the best charity car donations in San Mateo?

Now for the fun part - pick a charity, any charity! Is this one a no-brainer for you? Sometimes car donors have a nonprofit group they feel strongly about. But, if you don't have any in mind, here are some possible charities that accept car donations in your area. 

For some people, it's their place of worship. A trailer or truck donation to Catholic Charities in San Mateo is a possibility, or another religious institution.  

Medical causes might be on the front burner for you. Designate your SUV or boat donation to the American Cancer Fund in San Mateo, if you'd like. There is also a car charity program if you decide to donate a golf cart, RV, or trailer to the Alzheimer's Association in San Mateo. You can also donate your vehicle to the Arthritis National Research Foundation in San Mateo.

Maximize your auto donation tax deduction San MateoWe can recommend a reputable breast cancer nonprofit. You can donate a car to Breast Cancer Solutions, which gives patients financial assistance while battling the disease. 

There's one organization that's still in action - offering one remarkable event after another. You can make a car donation to the Ronald McDonald House in San Mateo and be part of something bigger than yourself. 

Thrift store shopping is a really big fad and two of the best known stores go way beyond stocking secondhand clothing. A Goodwill auto donation in San Mateo offers numerous folks a chance to work. Or you can support men and women who need a second chance if you donate a vehicle to Salvation Army in San Mateo.

Looking for an auto donation program for National Public Radio? If you donate a boat, camper, or motorcycle to NPR in San Mateo, you contribute to the insightful programming you and many others enjoy.

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