Car for Kids in California

Car Donation in California

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Write Off the Car, Not the Kid in California

Write off the car, not the kid! ®

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Cars for Kids California



Transforming Lives Through Car Donations in California

Cars for Kids CA, a trusted 501(c)(3) nonprofit car donation charity, has been a pivotal force in California since 1992. Our mission is to support teenagers facing challenges to complete their high school education. In partnership with America Can! and the San Diego Center for Children , established in 1887, we extend vital educational and mental health support to at-risk youth in California.




How Your Car Donation Helps California's Youth

Donating a car in California means not just clearing space in your driveway. You're contributing to the provision of essential education and mental health services. Regardless of their condition, we accept various vehicles, including cars, trucks, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, boats, RVs, ATVs, and jet skis. With free towing services, we aim to make your donation experience in California simple and rewarding.




Why Donate a Car in California?

  • Support Education and Mental Health : Help at-risk youth earn diplomas and access mental health services.
  • Receive Benefits : Enjoy a $50 gift card and the maximum IRS tax deduction.
  • Hassle-Free Process : Experience easy, pain-free donation with our paperwork and title transfer assistance.
  • Community Impact : Aid in building a brighter future for California's children.

Donating Made Easy in California

  1. Contact us anytime or visit our donation page to donate your vehicle in California.
  2. Schedule a convenient, free towing appointment.
  3. Receive a temporary receipt and a 1098 (C) tax receipt post-auction.
  4. Feel proud knowing your donation is making a significant difference.

Beyond Vehicle Donations: Other Ways to Help in California

  • Cash Donations : Cash contributions are equally impactful for those without a vehicle to donate.
  • Auction Participation : Engage with our vehicle auctions, supporting education and mental health initiatives.



Your Lasting Impact

Your donation supports Cars for Kids' mission in partnership with the San Diego Center for Children. This collaboration ensures that students facing adversity, including those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds or with mental health challenges, receive comprehensive support. From alternative learning environments to essential medical services, your contribution has a far-reaching impact.




Choose Cars for Kids

Selecting Cars for Kids means choosing a charity you can trust. We're dedicated to using every donation efficiently to support at-risk youth. Your contribution is not just about donating a vehicle; it's about investing in the future of California's youth.

Cars for Kids is an IRS-approved Tax Exempt, 501 (c) (3) charity and nonprofit organization (TAX ID #46-2077931). Our car donation program operates in all 50 states, including California (Los Angles, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Orange County). Donations support America Can! help educate and provide items such as food, housing, clothing, childcare, and other basic necessities for at-risk youth as they work toward