Why Donate Your Used Vehicle?

Why Donate Your Used Vehicle?

Your used vehicle can eliminate the barrier of unreliable transportation to and from work for individuals who want family-sustaining employment & independence.

How does it work?

Program Overview

Program Overview

  • Participants are identified, screened and engaged through a comprehensive review process.
  • Clients vehicle needs or issues are reviewed and identified.
  • Once qualifications are completed and needs assessed, participants follow a financial counseling, individualized budgeting, and vehicle maintenance curriculum to complete their eligibility.
  • Clients are then matched with the transportation assistance they require including donated or purchased vehicles.
  • On-going support and counseling is available to the participants.
  • Matching low income families with reliable transportation for employment or education is achieved.

Donated Vehicle

Donated Vehicle

  • Once a vehicle is donated to the program the donor receives a tax advantage.
  • The donated vehicle is inspected for needs and reviewed by participating facilities.
  • Vehicle is repaired by using a collaborative relationship for discounted parts and labor.
  • Students at local schools gain experience working on vehicles, and benefit from mentor relationships with local technicians in the workforce. Repairs can also be done at a participating shop for training the incumbent workforce.
  • The vehicle is re-donated to a deserving individual or family for employment with a job access loan.

Successful Outcomes

Successful Outcomes

  • Incumbent workforce and students are trained in real life application.
  • Clients are educated in maintenance and upkeep of vehicle, and receive financial counseling throughout the program.
  • Donors have assisted in a positive impact on a person/family while receiving a tax advantage.
  • Recipients of vehicle assistance have taken steps in overcoming their transportation barrier.

Who Qualifies?

What are the criteria for participation?

  • 200% poverty or less
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Must carry insurance
  • Must be working or looking for work