Donate a Car in California

Donate a car to support any of the California non-profits listed below. We accept car donations on behalf of charitable and non-profit organizations throughout California — from San Diego to Crescent City. We accept cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RV's, motorcycles, and many other motorized vehicles. In most cases, we can accept your vehicle even if it hasn't run in years! And pickup of your vehicle is always free!

Learn More About How to Donate a Car

If you've never donated a car or other vehicle before, please see our How to Donate a Car page for information about what steps are required to donate. For answers to common car donation questions, please read our Car Donation FAQ page.

Donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or other vehicle to any organization listed below. If your favorite non-profit is not listed, read about how to donate a car to any non-profit.

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2-1-1 San Diego

826 Valencia

AADAP - Asian American Drug Abuse Program

ABC Youth Foundation

Abilities United, Inc.

Ace of Hearts Dog Rescue

ACLU Foundation of Southern California


Acts Community Development Corporation

African American Board Leadership

African American Voter Education Project

After-School All-Stars San Diego

Agua International Water Relief

AIDS Emergency Fund

AIDS Service Center

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

Alice Birney Parent Guild

Alpha Project

Alpine Library Friends Association - ALFA

ALS Therapy Development Institute


Alternative Healing Network, Inc.

Alzheimer's Association - San Diego/Imperial Chapter

Amazing Facts

America's Baby Cancer Foundation

American Football Association

American Humane Association


Amor Ministries


Angeles del Desierto

Angels Foster Family Network

Animal Friends Foundation, Inc.

Anza-Borrego Foundation

API ( Asian Pacific Islander ) Legal Outreach

Aquarium of the Pacific

Armed Services YMCA of the USA

Arts Consortium

Arts for LA

Arts in Communities and Schools

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles

Ask My Advocate

Assistance League of Redlands

Associates in Learning and Leadership

Association of Calapenos - USA International

Assyrian Aid Society of America

Autism Research Institute

Autism Society of America/ASA-San Diego County Chapter

Autism Speaks

Autism Tree Project

Autry National Center of the American West

Awakenings Health Institute

Axis Dance Company

Bay Area Book Festival

Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar (BAYVP)

Behavioral Health Services

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Best Friends Animal Society

Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC)

Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine

Beth Stewart Ministries, Inc.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County

Big Citizen HUB

Bike San Gabriel Valley

BizFed Institute

Bluegrass Country (WAMU)

Border Angels

Boyle Heights Community Youth Orchestra

BRAKES Charity

Breast and GYN Health Project

Breast Cancer Emergency Fund

Brooklyn Food Coalition

Building Healthy Communities Eastern Coachella Valley

Building Healthy Communities Long Beach

Burlingame Community for Education Foundation (BCE)

Butte Humane Society (Chico, CA)

C.S. Lewis Foundation

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

California Chapters in Aging

California Community Empowerment

California Elder Justice Coalition

California Food Policy Advocates Inc.

California GSP Rescue Inc.

California Safe Schools Coalition

California Scottish Rite Foundation

California Senior Leaders Alliance

California Surf Museum

California Veterans Assistance Foundation

California Waterfowl Association

CALPIRG Education Fund

Calvary Temple Worship Center Spanish Ministry

Camp de Benneville Pines

Camp Quality USA

Cancer Federation

Cancer Support Community (CSC) - National Office

Cancer Support Community - Redondo Beach


Capital Public Radio- KXJZ/KXPR Sacramento

Car Donating Is Easy

Cardiff Schools Education Association


Carlsbad High School Band Boosters

Carol Brooke Ministries

CASA for Kids of East Texas

Catholic Charities Diocese of Stockton

Catholic Charities of Los Angeles

Catholic Charities of Orange County

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Santa Rosa

Catholic Charities of the East Bay

Catholic Charities, Diocese of San Diego

CCI Safety Net Innovations Program

Centennial High School Band Boosters

Center for Asset Building Opportunities

Center for Community Health Studies

Center for Council

Center for Good Food Purchasing

Central California Hemophilia Foundation

Chabad of Poway

Chaka Khan Foundation

Challenged Athletes Foundation

Child Care Resource Center

Children's Council of San Francisco

Children's Creativity Museum

Children's Montessori School of Lompoc

Christian Youth Theater, Inc.

Christmas in July

Church World Service

Cinematic Arts Academy @ Milikan Educational Resources Association

Circle of Friends

City Hall Fellows

City Plants

CJ Foundation for SIDS

Climate Cents

Coastal Cats Rescue Group

Coastside Land Trust

Collective Roots

College Bound Today

College Match

CollegePath LA

Commonweal Institute

Communities for a Better Environment

Communities Rising

Community Education Partnerships

Community Hospice of Victor Valley

Community Outreach and Opportunity Programs

Community Partners

Community Resource Center

Compassion Without Borders

Compassionate Animal Rescue for Medical Aid, CARMA

Comunidad Cristiana De Fe

Congregation B'nai Emet

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego

Congregation Dor Hadash

Congregation Emeth

Congregation Hugat Haverim

Congregation Shir Hadash

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR)

Cool Davis Foundation

Coronado Hospital Foundation

Crestview Preparatory School

Crimson Treatment & Research Center

Critical Resistance

Cure JM Foundation

CYT San Diego

Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Educational Athletic Foundation

Del Mar Foundation

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance - DBSA

Desert Samaritans for Seniors

Determined to Succeed

Diana Gray Foundation

Dignity and Power Now

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)

Donate Life California

Downtown Women's Center

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

Dream & Imagine

Dual Immersion Alliance

Eagle Rock Elementary Education Foundation

Eastern Madera County SPCA

Echoing Good

Edgewood Center for Children and Families

Educate California

Edwin L. Hodges Ministries

Egypt Cancer Network

El Monte Promise Foundation

Elder Law & Advocacy

ElderHelp of San Diego

Electronic Frontier Foundation

Emerging Arts Leaders Los Angeles

Endurance With A Mission - Congressional District Programs, Inc. (CDP)

Environment California Research & Policy Center

Episcopal Community Services of San Diego

Escondido Orthodox Presbyterian Church

Escuelita Cultural

Esperanza Azteca Los Angeles

Ethiopian Community Development Center

Fair Trade Judaica

Faith Mountain Family Ministries

Families Against Sex Trafficking

Family Health Centers of San Diego

Family House, Inc.

Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley

Feather River Health Foundation

Fei Tian Academy of the Arts California

Fern Street Circus

Fertile Action

First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego

First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica

Fistula Foundation

Flux Foundation

For Grace

Foreign Policy Roundtable

Foundation for Autistic Childhood Education and Support (F.A.C.E.S.)

Foundation for Open Access Statistics

Franklin County Humane Society - VT

Fraternity House, Inc.

Fresh Start Surgical Gifts

Fresno Bully Rescue, Inc.

Friends & Foundation, St. Helena Public Library

Friends for Survival

Friends of Del Mar Parks

Friends of L.A.C.E.S.

Friends of Micheltorena Street School

Friends of mvyradio, Inc.

Friends of Park 101 District

Friends of Roy's Foundation, Inc.

Friends of Spring Street Park

Friends of the Formerly Friendless

Friends of Wonderland

Friendship Circle

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (The)

Fund Arts Now

Future of California Elections

Future of Cities

Future of Journalism Foundation

Gallo Center for the Arts

Gas Monkey Foundation

George Moore Evangelistic Ministries

Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center


Girls Fly!

Girls on the Run of Los Angeles County


Global Organization for Leadership and Diversity

Global Village School

Golden Empire Gleaners, Inc.

Golden Heart Ranch

Golden State Land Conservancy

Goodwill Industries of Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, Inc.

Goodwill Industries San Diego County

Grant Angel Wishes and Travel and Foundation®

Grant School Community Foundation

Greater Hope Foundation

Green Camps Initiative

Greenroads Foundation

Grossmont Hospital Foundation

Group B Strep International

Guidance to the Future

Guidance to the Future

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs of America

Hamilton Family Center

Heartland House

Hearts & Hands Animal Rescue

Hebrew Free Loan Association

Helen Knoll Foundation

Helix Instrumental Music Association

Helping Young People Excel

Hemophilia Assocation of San Diego County

Hemophilia Association of the Capital Area

Hemophilia Foundation of Northern California

Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California

High Tech High Foundation

Hillel at UCLA

Hillel of San Diego

Hillsborough Schools Foundation


Homeless Childrens Network

Hope Village San Diego - Chesed Home

HOPE worldwide

Horn of Africa Community

Horses of Tir Na Nog

Hospice of North Coast

Hospice of the Valleys

Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Human Rights Data Analysis Group

I Have a Dream Foundation - Los Angeles

iDREAM for Racial Health Equity



ImMEDIAte Justice

Immunization Coalition of Los Angeles County

In One Instant

Include Autism

Industrial District Green

Inglewood Cultural Arts, Inc.

Institute on Aging

Instituto Para La Mujer de Hoy

Interfaith Community Services - Escondido & Oceanside

International Fund for Animal Welfare

International Mountain Bicycling Association

Investing in Place

Iris Global

Islamic Relief USA



Janet Goeske Foundation

JAZZ 88.3 - KSDS

JDRF International - Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

Jewish Family Service of San Diego

Jewish Federation & Family Services Orange County California

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles / United Jewish Fund

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara

Jewish Federation of San Diego County

Jewish Federation of Ventura County

Jewish Gateways

Jewish Vocational Service - JVS San Francisco

Jewish Women's Theatre

JFS Silicon Valley

Juma Ventures


Just in Time for Foster Youth

K9 Spirit Organization

Kadima Conservatory of Music, Inc.






Kehillah Jewish High School

Kern Community Foundation

KGUA 88.3 FM Gualala, CA

KHSU - Diverse Public Radio

Kiwanis Club of Rancho Bernardo/KCRB

KJAZZ-Long Beach, CA



Know the Glow

KPBS-San Diego

KPCC-Southern CA Radio

KPFK - Hollywood

KQED San Francisco



KUSC-Los Angeles, CA

KVCR-San Bernardino, CA

KVIE Sacramento

L.A. Coalition of Essential Schools (LACES)

LA Commons

La Jolla Music Society

Lake Merritt Institute, The

Land Alone, Inc.

Las Fotos Project

Latino Digital Archive Group

Latino Equality Alliance

Libros Schmibros Library

LifeLong Medical Care

Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired


Lions Sight & Hearing Foundation of Southern California

Loma Linda Filipino Church

Lomita Railroad Museum

Los Angeles Black Worker Center

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice

Los Angeles County Perinatal Mental Health Task Force

Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation

Los Angeles Food Policy Council

Los Angeles Police Foundation

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Los Angeles Regional Reentry Partnership

Los Angeles Walks

Lotus Outreach

Lung Cancer Alliance

Lutheran Social Services of Southern California

MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) National Office

Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Central California

Make-A-Wish® Northeastern California and Northern Nevada

Mankind Project Northern California

Marin Agricultural Land Trust - MALT

Maritime Museum of San Diego


Media Arts Santa Ana (MASA)

Metropolitan Community Church of San Diego

Metropolitan Forum Project

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

MidPen Resident Services Corporation

Mindful Warrior Project

Mission Hills United Church of Christ

Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Montaña de Luz

Montana Wilderness Association

Move LA

Multicultural Communities for Mobility

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America/MSAA

Music Academy of the West

NAMI San Diego (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

National Adrenal Diseases Foundation

National Association of Railroad Passengers (NARP)

National Foster Youth Institute

National Foundation for Cancer Research

National Greyhound Foundation

National Hemophilia Foundation

National Veterans Transition Services, Inc. - Reboot Workshops

National Wild Turkey Federation Gold Country Gobblers Chapter

Natural Resources Defense Council

New Americans Museum

New Ground: A Muslim Jewish Partnership for Change

New Hope Chinese Cancer Care Foundation

New Song Community Church

Newport Harbor Educational Foundation

Next Step Service Dogs

Night Shepherd

Nile Sisters Development Initiative

No Lies Radio

North American Neuromodulation Society Foundation

North Beach Citizens

North Coast Repertory Theatre

North County Humane Society

North County LGBTQ Resource Center

Northcoast Preparatory and Performing Arts Academy

NorthPoint Christian Fellowship / Calvary Baptist Church

Nowzad Dogs

Oakland Zoo, The

OASIS Pacific Region

OASIS San Diego; CA

OCA-GLA - Organization of Chinese Americans Greater Los Angeles

Occidental Center for the Arts

Office of the Americas

One Hit Away

Open Medicine Foundation

Operation Confidence

Orange County School of the Arts

Orange Empire Railway Museum

Oranje Voetbal Club

Orphan Voice

Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral

P.U.R.E. Youth Groups (Positive, Unity, Resource, Education)

Pacific Asian Counseling Services (PACS)

Pacifica Radio Archives

Parkinson's Association of San Diego (PASD)

Parkinson's Disease Foundation

Parkside Economic Development Corporation

Partnerships With Industry

Pasadena Education Network (PEN)

PAWS San Diego


Peninsula Youth Program

Pershing Square Park Advisory Board

Petco Foundation

Phat Beets Produce

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra


Physical Therapy For All

Piranha Swim Team

Pit Bull Rescue San Diego

Placer Land Trust

Playwrights Project

Pocket Opera

Pomona Host Lions Charities, Inc.

Portola & Excelsior Family Connections

Poway High School

Poway OnStage

Premier Cats and Kittens

Progressive Jewish Alliance

Project Concern International (PCI)

Project Wildlife

Promises2Kids (founded as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation)


Proyecto Jardin

Proyecto Pastoral at Dolores Mission

Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy

Radio Bilingüe, Inc.

Read Lead

Reading Partners

Ready, Set, Read!

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic - Los Angeles Unit

Redeemer Lutheran Church

Riverside Food Systems Alliance

Rock Church Thrift Store

Rock n' Roll Camp for Girls Los Angeles

Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco

Root Down LA

Saban Community Clinic (Los Angeles Free Clinic)


Sacramento Mandarins

Sacramento Tree Foundation

Sacred Heart Church of Ocean Beach

Saddleback College Foundation

Safe Place for Youth (SPY)

Saint John's Episcopal Church

Samohi Alumni Association

San Bernardino County 2008 Fire Recovery Project

San Bruno Mountain Watch

San Diego Armed Services YMCA

San Diego Botanic Garden

San Diego Canyonlands

San Diego Center for Children

San Diego City College Foundation

San Diego County Ag in the Classroom

San Diego Food Bank

San Diego Freedom Ranch, Inc.

San Diego History Center

San Diego Human Dignity Foundation

San Diego Humane Society and SPCA

San Diego Inner City Junior Golf Foundation

San Diego Maquiladora Workers’ Solidarity Network

San Diego Model Railroad Museum

San Diego Museum of Man

San Diego Police Foundation

San Diego Zoo (Zoological Society of San Diego)

San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy

San Fernando Valley Coalition on Gangs

San Francisco Bay Area Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure

San Francisco Hillel

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

San Francisco LGBT Community Center

San Francisco Opera Association

San Gabriel River Discovery Center Foundation

San Mateo County History Museum

Sandburg Elementary School Foundation

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Inc.

Santa Barbara Village

Sarcoma Alliance

Saturday Conservatory of Music

Save Lives Network

Save the Music

SAY San Diego

Say Word

Scout's Animal Rehab Therapy Fund, Inc.

Sea Save Foundation

Seacrest Village Retirement Communities

Seal - NSW Family Foundation

Sebastopol Community Cultural Center

Second Chance Dog Rescue

Sempervirens Fund

Seneca Family of Agencies

Sequoia Humane Society

Services for Brain Injury

Set Them Free International Ministries

Seventh-day Adventist Church

SF-Marin Food Bank


Shalom Institute - Camp JCA Shalom

Sharp HealthCare Foundation

Sierra HOPE

Sierra Service Project

Silicon Valley Music Festival

Sister Servants of the Blessed Sacrament

SLAM! Program Los Angeles

Social Justice Learning Institute

Sound of Hope, FM92.3

Southern California Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health (SoCalCOSH)

Southern California College Access Network

Southside Community Church

Southwestern Christian School

Spay Neuter Project of Los Angeles

SPCA for Monterey County

spcaLA - Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles

Spondylitis Association of America (SAA)

SPORTS for Exceptional Athletes

SPOT (Saving Pets One at a Time)

St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church

St. Helena Catholic School

St. Joachim's Church

St. Matthew's Thrift Shop

St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Del Mar

St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church

St. Vincent de Paul Elementary School

St. Vincent School for Boys


SteppingStone Health

Stonewall Alliance of Chico

Stop Hunger Now

Success in Degrees

Sunset Center

Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Inland Empire

Susan G. Komen, San Diego Affiliate

Sustainable Works

Synergy Art Foundation

Syzygy Dance Project

Talent Philanthropy Project

Talmudic University

Teatro Tatalejos

Temple Beth El of South Orange County

Temple City High School Grad Nite Committee

Temple Congregation Shomer Emunim

Temple Emanu-El of San Diego

Temple Solel of Northern San Diego County

The Actors' Gang

The Antronette (Toni) K. Yancey and Darlene Edgley Fellowship for Health Promotion, Physical Fitness

The ARAS Foundation

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)

The Black AIDS Institute

The California Justice Report

The Cat House on the Kings Inc.

The City Project

The Creek Covenant Church

The Crucible

The Dinner Party

The Diverse Scholar Project

The Eye Defects Research Foundation

The Friendship Club

The Grauer School

The Harmony Project

The Hayward Area Historical Society

The Honor Foundation

The Institute for Nonviolence in Los Angeles

The International Lyme and Associated Diseases Educational Foundation

The Lavender Effect

The Leela Institute for the Arts

The LGBT Center

The Minority Health Institute, Inc.

The Mosaic Project

The New Children's Museum

The San Ysidro Education Vanguard Foundation

The Sierra Club Foundation

The Sophie Miller Foundation

The Trevor Project

The Valley Film Festival/818 Foundation

The Waldorf School of San Diego

The Wildlands Conservancy

The Wildwoods Foundation

The Youth Center


Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind

Tierrasanta Lutheran Church

TLCS, Inc. - Transitional Living & Community Support

Toluca Lake Partners

Topanga Women's Circle

Toward Maximum Independence, Inc. (TMI, Inc.)

Tri-City Christian School

Tupelo Children's Mansion

Twilight Wish Foundation

U.S. Lightship Museum - Nantucket Lightship LV-112

Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis

United Cancer Foundation

United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA)

United Cerebral Palsy of San Luis Obispo County

United Cerebral Palsy of Stanislaus & Tuolomne Counties - UCP

United Methodist Church of Los Altos

United Way of San Diego County

Unity Palo Alto

Untitled Prints & Editions

Urban Possibilities

Urban Scholar Athletes

Urban Teens Xploring Technology (TxT)

USO of San Diego

Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Clubs

Valley Community Healthcare

Valley Mental Health Foundation

Valley PBS

Veterans of Foreign Wars Foundation - VFW

Vets Mentoring Vets

Victory Junction

Vietnam Friendship Village Project - USA

Villa Musica

Viola Blythe Community Service Center of Newark, Inc.

Violence Prevention Coalition of Greater Los Angeles

Visionary Art Museum

Vista Hill

VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California

Voice of Prophecy

Voice of San Diego

Voices For Children

Walking in Community/Caminando en Comunidad

WAND Education Fund (Women's Action for New Directions)

Waters of Eden (San Diego Community Mikvah and Education Center)

Watts Regional Strategy

Wave Mission Team

We Can, Pediatric Brain Tumor Network

Wee Companions Small Animal Adoption, Inc.

WellPet Humane

Western Institute for Social Research - WISR

Westside Coalition

Wild Horse Sanctuary


Wildlife Disease Association - WDA

Will & Deni McIntyre Foundation

Willow Glen United Methodist Church

Willow Pond Farm

Wings of History Air Museum

WISE (Westwood Charter Elementary School)

Wolf Haven International

Women's Health Specialists


World Concern

Wounded Marine Fund


Writer's Guild Foundation


YMCA of Superior California

YMCA of the Central Bay Area

YOGA for Youth

Yolo County Children's Alliance

Young Audiences of San Diego

Young Musicians Choral Orchestra

YStrive for Youth, Inc.

Yuba River Charter School

Zakat Foundation of America


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Would you like to donate a car to a non-profit based in your city?  Use one of the links below to find a non-profit right where you live.

Donate a Car to Your Favorite Non-Profit!

If you don't see your favorite non-profit listed, you may still be able to donate to them. Just fill out this Car Donation Form and include the name of your favorite non-profit in the Add Message section.

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