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

AIDS Emergency Fund

AIDS Service Center

Aldersgate United Methodist Church

Alice Birney Parent Guild

Alpha Project

Alpine Library Friends Association - ALFA


Alternative Healing Network, Inc.

America's Baby Cancer Foundation

American Association for Cancer Support, Inc.

American Football Association

American Humane Association



Angeles del Desierto

Angels Foster Family Network

Animal Friends Foundation, Inc.

API ( Asian Pacific Islander ) Legal Outreach

Aquarium of the Pacific

Armed Services YMCA of the USA

Arts for LA

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles

Assistance League of Redlands

Association of Calapenos - USA International

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

Bay Area Youth Vaishnav Parivar (BAYVP)

Behavioral Health Services

Berkeley Repertory Theatre

Best Friends Animal Society

Beth Jacob Congregation of Irvine

Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County

Bluegrass Country (WAMU)

Border Angels

BRAKES Charity

Breast and GYN Health Project

Breast Cancer Emergency Fund

Burlingame Community for Education Foundation (BCE)

Butte Humane Society (Chico, CA)

C.S. Lewis Foundation

California Center for the Arts, Escondido

California Scottish Rite Foundation

California Surf Museum

California Veterans Assistance Foundation

California Waterfowl Association

CALPIRG Education Fund

Calvary Temple Worship Center Spanish Ministry

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

Carol Brooke Ministries

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

Central California Hemophilia Foundation

Chabad of Poway

Children's Council of San Francisco

Children's Creativity Museum

Children's Montessori School of Lompoc

Christian Youth Theater, Inc.

Church World Service

CJ Foundation for SIDS

Coastside Land Trust

Collective Roots

Commonweal Institute

Communities for a Better Environment

Community Education Partnerships

Community Hospice of Victor Valley

Community Outreach and Opportunity Programs

Compassionate Animal Rescue for Medical Aid, CARMA

Congregation B'nai Emet

Congregation Beth Chayim Chadashim (BCC)

Congregation Beth Israel of San Diego

Congregation Dor Hadash

Congregation Emeth

Congregation Shir Hadash

Consumer Advocates for RCFE Reform (CARR)

Cool Davis Foundation

Coronado Hospital Foundation

Crestview Preparatory School

Crimson Treatment & Research Center

Critical Resistance

Dance Palace Community and Cultural Center

Darrell Gwynn Foundation

Del Mar Foundation

Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance - DBSA

Desert Samaritans for Seniors

Diana Gray Foundation

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF)

Donate Life California

Downtown Women's Center

Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation

Dream & Imagine

Eastern Madera County SPCA

Echoing Good

Edgewood Center for Children and Families

Egypt Cancer Network

Elder Law & Advocacy

ElderHelp of San Diego

Electronic Frontier Foundation

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

Environment California Research & Policy Center

Episcopal Community Services of San Diego

Escondido Humane Society

Faith Mountain Family Ministries

Family Health Centers of San Diego

Family House, Inc.

Feather River Health Foundation

Fern Street Circus

First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego

First United Methodist Church of Santa Monica

Fistula Foundation

Flux Foundation

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 of Del Mar Parks

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

Friends of mvyradio, Inc.

Friends of Roy's Foundation, Inc.

Friends of the Formerly Friendless

Friends of Wonderland

Friendship Circle

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (The)

Gallo Center for the Arts

Gas Monkey Foundation

George Moore Evangelistic Ministries

Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center


Global Water

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

Greenroads Foundation

Grossmont Hospital Foundation

Group B Strep International

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Guide Dogs of America

Hamilton Family Center

Heartland House

Hebrew Free Loan Association

Helen Knoll Foundation

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



Inglewood Cultural Arts, Inc.

Interfaith Community Services - Escondido & Oceanside

Iris Global

Islamic Relief USA

Janet Goeske Foundation


JDRF International - Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

Jewish Community Center of San Francisco

Jewish Community Center of the East Bay

Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles / United Jewish Fund

Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia

Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara

Jewish Federation of Ventura County

JFS San Diego

JFS Silicon Valley

Juma Ventures

Just in Time for Foster Youth

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


KPBS-San Diego

KPCC-Southern CA Radio

KPFK - Hollywood

KQED San Francisco


KUSC-Los Angeles, CA

KVCR-San Bernardino, CA

KVIE Sacramento

La Jolla Music Society

Lake Merritt Institute, The

Land Alone, Inc.

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 Center for Law and Justice

Los Angeles Child Guidance Clinic

Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation

Los Angeles Police Foundation

Los Angeles Regional Food Bank

Lotus Outreach

Lung Cancer Alliance

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


Metropolitan Community Church of San Diego

Mexican American Opportunity Foundation (MAOF)

MidPen Resident Services Corporation

Mission Hills United Church of Christ

Mississippi Public Broadcasting

Montaña de Luz

Montana Wilderness Association

Multiple Sclerosis Association of America/MSAA

Music Academy of the West

NAMI San Diego (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

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 Song Community Church

Newport Harbor Educational Foundation

No Lies Radio

North American Neuromodulation Society Foundation

North Beach Citizens

North Coast Repertory Theatre

North County Humane Society

North County LGBTQ Resource Center

NRA Foundation - National Rifle Association

Oakland Zoo, The

OASIS Pacific Region

OASIS San Diego; CA

Office of the Americas

One Hit Away

Open Medicine Foundation

Operation Confidence

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

PETCO Foundation

Phat Beets Produce


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

Premier Cats and Kittens

Progressive Jewish Alliance

Project Concern International (PCI)

Project Wildlife

Promises2Kids (founded as the Child Abuse Prevention Foundation)

Proyecto Pastoral at Dolores Mission

Quail Ridge Wilderness Conservancy

Radio Bilingüe, Inc.

Reading Partners

Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic - Los Angeles Unit

Redeemer Lutheran Church

Rock Church Thrift Store

Ronald McDonald House of San Francisco

Saban Community Clinic (Los Angeles Free Clinic)


Sacramento Mandarins

Sacramento Tree Foundation

Sacred Heart Church of Ocean Beach

Saddleback College Foundation

Saint John's Episcopal Church

San Bruno Mountain Watch

San Diego Armed Services YMCA / ASYMCA

San Diego Botanic Garden

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 Humane Society and SPCA

San Diego Inner City Junior Golf Foundation

San Diego Maquiladora Workers’ Solidarity Network

San Diego Museum of Man

San Diego Zoo (Zoological Society of San Diego)

San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy

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 Mateo County History Museum

Sandburg Elementary School Foundation

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Inc.

Sarcoma Alliance

Save the Music

SAY San Diego

Scout's Animal Rehab Therapy Fund, Inc.

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

SF-Marin Food Bank


Sharp HealthCare Foundation

Sierra HOPE

Silicon Valley Music Festival

Sound of Hope, FM92.3

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. 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

St. Vincent's School for Boys

SteppingStone Health

Stonewall Alliance of Chico

Stop Hunger Now

Sunset Center

Susan G. Komen for the Cure - Inland Empire

Susan G. Komen, San Diego Affiliate

Synergy Art Foundation

Syzygy Dance Project

Talmudic University

Temple Beth El of South Orange County

Temple City High School Grad Nite Committee

Temple Congregation Shomer Emunim

Temple Solel of Northern San Diego County

The Actors' Gang

The ARAS Foundation

The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)

The Creek Covenant Church

The Crucible

The Eye Defects Research Foundation

The Friendship Club

The Hayward Area Historical Society

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 Trevor Project

The Wildlands Conservancy

The Youth Center


Therapeutic Living Centers for the Blind

Tierrasanta Lutheran Church

TLCS, Inc. - Transitional Living & Community Support

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

United Methodist Church of Los Altos

United Way of San Diego County

Unity Palo Alto

USO of San Diego

Vacaville Neighborhood Boys & Girls Clubs

Valley Community Healthcare

Valley Mental Health Foundation

Valley PBS

Vietnam Friendship Village Project - USA

Villa Musica

Viola Blythe Community Service Center of Newark, Inc.

VNA Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern California

Voices For Children

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

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

WellPet Humane

Western Institute for Social Research - WISR

Wild Horse Sanctuary

Wildlife Disease Association - WDA

Wings of History Air Museum

WISE (Westwood Charter Elementary School)

Women's Health Specialists


World Concern

Wounded Marine Fund

Writer's Guild Foundation


YMCA of Superior California

YMCA of the Central Bay Area

Young Audiences of San Diego

YStrive for Youth, Inc.


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Non-Profits By City

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.

To find out more about the non-profit organizations we support and the locations we serve, please contact:

Ron Stirpe, Marketing Manager