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Donate A Car In The Albany, New York Area; Benefiting Make-A-Wish Northeast New York

Wheels For Wishes is a car donation program that benefits Make-A-Wish Northeast New York, which grants wishes for children facing critical illness. By donating your car, you help further the Wheels For Wishes mission of ensuring that all kids, regardless of their health, have a chance at a happy and fulfilling childhood.

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Your Albany area car donations make wishes come true for children dealing with critical illness in Northeast New York.

There Are So Many Benefits To Donating Your Car!

  • Because Wheels For Wishes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, donors enjoy a great tax deduction for their car donations.
  • After your car is picked up, you will receive a tax receipt that you can use to claim a deduction on next year's taxes.
  • A car donation tax deduction is a great way to lower your taxable income for the year!
  • In addition to the ease of donating a car, you will also receive free towing from anywhere in northeast New York.
  • The best benefit of all is the knowledge that you will be providing a wish experiences to local Make-A-Wish kids!

Why Would You Donate Your Car In Northeast New York?

If you have an unwanted car, boat, RV, motorcycle, fleet vehicle, trailer or Jet Ski, you can donate it to Wheels For Wishes. We can accept vehicles regardless of the make, model, or condition! In most cases, your vehicle doesn't even need to run in order for us to accept it. Choosing donation makes it incredibly easy to get rid of just about any vehicle.

"Your donation to Make-A-Wish Northeast New York directly helps us to grant the wishes of local children with critical illnesses, like 9-year-old Victoria (Tori) who is battling a rare form of bone cancer. Tori has a BIG imagination and a taste for adventure! When she decided on her wish to visit Hawaii – it was all about the experiences she could have at the beach and in the water."

Reid C. Hutchins, Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Make-A-Wish Northeast New York


We'll Tow Your Car For Free From Anywhere In The Albany, NY Area!

This part of the state is big and diverse, but you can rest easy knowing that your donation will be towed for free from any location, no matter where it is.

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Donate an Albany area car to help New York wish kids get the wish experience granted!

How To Donate Your Car In The Albany Area

Here's how you can get started:

  1. Call us at 1-855-278-9474 or fill out our online donation form.
  2. Next, we’ll arrange your vehicle/car to be towed within 24 hours of the next business day.
  3. In the State of New York you do not need to have a title at time of pickup. You will need to have your title to complete the vehicle donation process. If your situation is special, or you'd like help replacing a missing title, please call us to see if we can work with you to complete the donation process.
  4. When your vehicle donation is sold at auction we’ll mail you your receipt. Hold on to the receipt for your tax return!

You can donate your car and make a difference anywhere in northeast New York. Since our founding, we have donated more than $113 million to Make-A-Wish chapters throughout the country. You can contribute to this amount just by donating your car!

Our Mission

Wheels For Wishes believes that every child, no matter his or her health, deserves a chance to have a happy and fulfilling childhood. By donating your vehicle, we are able to raise funds to support Make-A-Wish chapters in locations throughout the country, helping grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions. A wish is an opportunity for a child to focus on something other than their medical routines, and be a kid again.


As of May 2024, based on the average cost of a wish, donors like you have helped Wheels for Wishes to grant more than 13,638 wishes and counting.

What Types Of Vehicles Can Be Donated?

Donate Your Car Or Truck And Help Local Kids

Wheels For Wishes Accepts Boats Too!

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Donate your vehicle and get easy free towing.
Get a tax-deductible receipt for your donation.
Your car donation helps local children!
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CDF also runs the following programs:
Wheels for Wishes benefiting Make-A-Wish®, Wheels for Wishes & Wellness benefiting local children's hospitals and charities, Vehicles for Veterans benefiting disabled veterans, and Animal Car Donation benefiting animal rescue organizations.

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CDF's mission is to help these benefitting charities fulfill their missions with proceeds from CDF's car donation programs. CDF and all benefitting charities are separate and unaffiliated 501c organizations.
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