By Maureen Condon
Thinking of buying a new car or truck?
Shockley Honda in Frederick, MD can help you.
Thinking your old car or truck isn’t worth much as a trade in?
If you expect to get very little money for your trade-in, consider donating your old car to a charity instead.
There are benefits in doing so. In many cases, you may get a tax credit for it. In every case, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that some less fortunate person now has the car he/she needs to get around.
Here are several well-known charities that accept car donations. There may be many more.
For detailed information on how to donate your vehicle, call 1-800-SA-TRUCK or visit:
American Cancer Society: Cars For A Cure Program
For detailed information, visit:
If you need assistance or would like clarification of this process, please call 888-227-5500 Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. EST or send an e-mail to Betty A Coco, Director – National Cars For A Cure, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
American Heart Association:
According to the web site: Whether your vehicle is a late model sedan, a classic collectable, an unfinished project, or an old clunker gathering dust in the driveway, your contribution turns any vehicle into a valuable donation for the American Heart Association.
For more information, visit:
National Kidney Foundation: 1–800–488–2277 or visit:
In Massachusetts only, Special Olympics: 1–800–590–1600 or visit: