Turn your ride into a vehicle for change. Donate your vehicle today to help a kidney patient.
"We believe National Kidney Foundation uses the funds it receives wisely and reaps good results for kidney disease sufferers. The Foundation makes the transfer of vehicles easy."
"I loved how easy it was to donate to a wonderful charity!"
"This is my 2nd vehicle we have donated. Saving lives is a blessing and knowing that the funds are going toward a viable cause is faith in and of itself for our family."
Frequently Asked Questions
What can I donate?
The majority of our donations are cars, trucks, or vans. However, we accept boats, motorcycles, motor cross bikes, power sports equipment including ATVs, off-road motorcycles, construction equipment, and personal water craft such as Jet-Ski with a trailer hitch. We also accept farm equipment including tractors with a serial number. Please call us with any questions: 800.488.2277.
Can I donate a vehicle that doesn't run?
Yes, we are happy to accept vehicles whether they run or not, as long as it has a title.
How much will I receive as a tax deduction for my car?
What if I don't have my title?
The National Kidney Foundation’s donation experts can assist you in obtaining a replacement title, please call 800.488.2277.
What should I do with my license plate after I donate my car?
The following states require license plates remain with the vehicle, unless they are personalized. Please contact your local department of motor vehicles if you have additional questions.
What will happen to my car?
Once a car is donated, it is sold through auction to recyclers and dealers. The National Kidney Foundation sells each car in a competitive bidding environment, offered to thousands of buyers who may recondition your vehicle, or recycle it for its most valuable use. Many donated vehicles that are not in running condition are recycled. After the car sells, the National Kidney Foundation uses the proceeds to fund lifesaving programs and services for millions of Americans who have kidney disease.
Do I have to be home or with the vehicle when it is picked up?
You do not have to be home. We will make arrangements to pick up your vehicle at a time that is most convenient for you.
What do I need to know about signing my title?
Please call one of our experts, who will be happy to walk you through the process to ensure that your state’s requirements are met. Please call 800.488.2277.
Will there be any cost to me?
No, the vehicle donor will not incur any costs.