If you own a car and it is just sitting in your garage or driveway collecting dust, you should think about donating the car for a good cause. Car donation is something very new to a lot of people and many are unaware that it is even possible. Most people simply sell of their unused car at a dirt cheap price or take it to the junkyard for disposal. Why sell your car for pittance or scrap it for metal when you can donate the car to help people who are really in need of one?
You may now know this, but there are a lot of good things associated with donating a car. Even if your car is not in perfect working condition and has some defects you can still donate it because it might be of no value to you but to someone out there, it is priceless. With just some minor repairs you vehicle could be running again in no time. Beside that, if you decide to donate, all you have to do is make a phone call to you nearest donation center and they will come to pick up the donation. If your vehicle is not in working order, they will take care of the towing charges. Here, there is no hassle involve, just a phone call away.
Donation centers are very helpful and they will bring all the paperwork for you to sign which is very minimal in any case. Before you know it, you will have extra space in your garage or your driveway where your unused vehicle used to be. The free space can be then be used for better things that are productive and fulfilling instead.
Donating a can also help with your taxes as it can be used as a large IRS tax deduction. This is one of the best reasons to donate and most people are not aware of this. Here, besides having some extra space and doing a good deed, your tax statement will also look better with the tax deduction.
Your donation may go to a family that dreams of having a car to take them around or the organization may use your donation for charitable causes like delivering food, clothes or furniture. All in all, you will have the peace of mind knowing that your donated vehicle goes a long way and will be put to good use instead of just sitting idly collecting dust.
In order to find a charity organization that accepts car donors, you can do a search online or in the yellow pages to locate one closest to your home. Most charitable organizations would be more than happy to accept your donation. If you have problems finding an organization near your area, look for ones outside of town and chances are they will be rushing to collect your donation from you.
As a conclusion, if you own a car and are no longer using it, do consider donation. The benefits are endless and you will gain peace of mind and it is guaranteed to a put a smile on your face every time you think of your vehicle being used for charitable cause.