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Car Donation to UCSD Foundation

California’s universities have some of the greatest minds in the world. And when it comes to the sciences, ucsd 1we need all the research we can get. If you’ve battled cancer, or if you’re a part of the tech world or aerospace industry, you know how important it is to nurture up-and-coming students.

Are you a UCSD alum? Do you want to make sure today’s students get the best teaching and cutting-edge opportunities? One of the best ways to give is to make a car donation to the UC San Diego Foundation.

Why should I donate my car to the UCSD Foundation?

Does your car take longer and longer to warm up in the morning, or act like it’s going to stall when idling at stoplights?

If you’re on the fence about whether or not to keep your vehicle, we can give you a good reason to pull the trigger. A charity car donation to UCSD Foundation through Cars2Charities is an easy way to contribute to something you care about.

Do you want to be a part of the 21st century and get a vehicle with self-driving features? What about your gas usage? A hybrid will save you a lot of money. Or imagine an EV! You want to be environmentally responsible (as well as responsible in every other way).

If you’re tired of getting hit up by every 501(c)(3) including alum groups, fraternities, clubs and kids’ philanthropies, a college donation is a way to support a cause without handing out money – with a car or truck donation to the UCSD Foundation.

Time is money, isn’t it? Well, you’re in good shape with Cars2Charities – all it requires is a quick call to us at 855-520-2100, or donate online, and you’re through. You can get out and shop for a newer/better/smaller car or hit the beach

Are your friends driving up to SoulCycle in new Range Rovers or hybrid SUVs? You may be thinking it’s your turn too.

Can I make an RV donation to UCSD Foundation? A motorcycle?

Yes – if you’re a glamper who used to take your weekender out every month or so, you have a favorite recreational vehicle that’s not getting much use. Maybe you used to stay at Paradise RV Resort in Arizona when you needed to get outta town. When you donate an RV to the UCSD Foundation, you can transfer that learning from what you gained from your travels to benefit an institution that wants young men and women to fly as high as they possibly can. 

Is your yacht in a slip in the harbor? If you feel like you’re flushing money down the drain, make a boat ucsd jet skidonation to UCSD Foundation.

Do you pay for a storage unit that’s filled with vehicles? We pick up Sea-Doos, jet skis, quads – you name it! Let us know if you want to donate a motorcycle to UCSD Foundation.

You don’t have to be a scratch golfer to own a cart. In fact, it’s more likely you live in an over-55 community and drive it to see your neighbors! If it’s been on the fritz, or if you want one of the huge E—Z-Gos that drive around big groups, give us a call and make a golf cart donation to the UCSD Foundation. 

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What are the advantages of car donations to UCSD Foundation through Cars2Charities?

Trust. The board of trustees of the Foundation are university administrators, faculty and alumni – all of whom have the trust of the community. And it’s what you expect when you make financial decisions as well.

We’re a family-owned business that’s been in this industry for decades. We know what we’re doing and can give you all the advantages you deserve, plus make sure the Foundation gets a boost. Your UCSD Foundation car donation is handled with precision, speed and transparency.

We come to you and tow away the car you don’t need, and there’s more. We know how to improve upon the situation. We assess your donation car to make necessary improvements, and when we sell it, your favorite charity tends to get a higher check, while you get a bigger tax break. Our own research shows we’re usually able to sell it for about 25-50% higher than cars without the improvements.

When you donate a car through Cars2Charities, there’s no standing in lines at the DMV or dealing with the paperwork from the title transfer – we handle it all.

You’re so generous – always doing what you can to help your fellow man, and what better way than a university donation. This is another one of those times, where you can share the wealth with a non-profit entity that needs the support of others to continue. Your car, truck or SUV donation to the UCSD Foundation is a win-win. You get the tax write-off, the 501(c)(3) gets proceeds, and someone who needs a modest set of wheels has transportation!

Can I get a car donation tax deduction with a vehicle donation to UCSD Foundation?

One of the advantages of donating a car to the UCSD Foundation through Cars2Charities is the support you can offer. The other is the advantage when you do your taxes.

Just don’t expect to do a dealer trade-in. Sure, La Jolla Tesla has some amazing cars. But you only get 30-40% from your car when you do that. But you get it all by donating your car to UCSD Foundation. But, with a car, truck, or if you donate an SUV to the UCSD Foundation, you can write off 100% of your car’s selling price.

You can read stories from our donors to see how satisfied they’ve been with Cars2Charities.

ucsd paperworkWe abide by IRS guidelines, so your tax deduction is processed cleanly and transparently. Both you and the non-profit will receive IRS Form 1098-C within 30 days of the sale of your vehicle, so both you and the charity have the accurate final price for record-keeping. 

For more than 40 years, the Foundation has served as an important link between the school and the community, making the most of your donation for college students. Let us know when it’s time to send one of your vehicles down the line. You can donate a car to the UCSD Foundation to make your accountant happy, while benefiting young people who deserve the best learning environment we can give them.


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