Donating a Vehicle
In recent years, it has become popular to donate used cars in Chicago to charitable organizations. This allows you to deduct the true market value of the car at the time of the donation from your taxes. Depending on the cars condition, the value of the tax deduction may be higher than what you’d get if you tried to sell or trade in the car. Even a car that no longer runs.
It’s easy to donate a car in Chicago. It’s convenient and it’s tax deductible: Call 1800- 213-7977
Offer free towing, Prompt courteous pick up, Receipts, appraisals and tax forms provided. Or visit www.donatethecar.com fill out the application online and then somone will call you and set up an appointment to pick up your car. You will need to have your title available. They will bring the proper forms for your tax deductible.
The company was formed for the purposes of improving the quality of life for children suffering from cancer- some with little hope of ever reaching their teenage years. By supporting this organization through a donation of your car, you will be directly reaching out to children and families who have fallen prey to this debilitating disease. Each and every contribution counts. With your help there is HOPE for the children.
Childhood cancer is a group of diseases with widely different outlooks for a cure. This organization is dedicated to financially supporting children and families of children diagnosed with Cancer and other life threatening diseases as well as extending to the community a support system by providing a caring resource in which temporary and timely assistance is given to children and their families who find themselves in need of clothing, food, and emergency assistance. As needs change, they are there to listen to and learn what their changing needs are.
Over 12,00 children under the age of 19 will be diagnosed with cancer this year. There are over 35 children diagnosed with cancer every day. More than 200,000 children, teens and adults are survivors of childhood cancer.
Fighting childhood Cancer
– Assisting families of children undergoing bone marrow transplants
– Granting financial support to families in need with overwhelming medical bills.
– Affording mortgage and utility bill assistance for families in need
– Providing dinners for children and their families at holiday times
– Distributing gifts for children on holidays.
Check out how much your car is worth by visiting www.kelleybluebook.com
Your car has been good to you so why not let it do one more thing and benefit your local public radio or TV station? A convenient service run by a vehicle donation company called V-DAC will pick up your vehicle and convert it into a donation benefiting your local public station. All you have to do is call 1866-Heap LOV or 1866-432-7568 weekdays 8:30am to 8:30 pm EST and Saturday 8:30 am to 2:30 pm EST
You can go to the www.wbez.org website and go to programs and click on cartalk….that’s where you will find the car donation program for donating to the public sector.