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Golf course flowersIf you were told that simply donating an unwanted car could help grant a wish for a local child in Aurora, would you believe it? You can help grant a wish for a local child and give them the opportunity of their life just by donating a car, truck, SUV, RV, boat, or motorcycle to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish Illinois.

By donating a car to Wheels For Wishes, you are giving a deserving child a chance to take a trip of a lifetime, whether they choose to stay right here in Aurora or go as far as swimming with the dolphins in Hawaii. The opportunities are endless. It really is that simple to be a hero for a local child with a critical illness. Car donation makes it possible!

Make-A-Wish Illinois has been working endlessly to grant wishes for Aurora kids since 1985. Wheels For Wishes is proud to be a supporter of Make-A-Wish Illinois and takes pride in accepting donated vehicles, running or not, and using the earned proceeds to benefit Make-A-Wish. Vehicles are either auctioned off for lucky new owners to use, or they are recycled and reused. Vehicle donation is not only extremely kind and generous, but it also contributes to the green movement in an important way. Vehicle donation is the way to go!

Get The Most For Your Vehicle Donation With Our 100% Tax Deductible Program

  • Our program offers free towing of your vehicle, running or not. We’ll pick it up anywhere in Illinois, including Chicago, Springfield, and East Saint Louis.  

  • Unlike many other vehicle donation services, we are a fully registered IRS 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization. This allows you to receive the maximum possible tax deduction for your charity car donation.

  • You won’t have to deal with the hassle of selling or trading in a vehicle. Forget about placing advertisements in the paper, haggling over a sales price, or meeting with potential buyers. We take care of everything!

  • You will feel like a hero knowing that your vehicle donation will grant the wish of an Aurora child. It can help bring hope, strength, and joy back into the life of a local child in your community.

Give An Aurora Child The Chance To Experience The Time Of Their Life

Your unwanted car can play a part in granting wishes for a child from Naperville, Elgin, Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, and more. A child might wish to explore Northern Illinois, or they Baby with fairy wingsmay wish to see what the nearby Chicago area has to offer.

Whatever a child wishes to do, whether it’s near or far, Make-A-Wish Illinois will strive to make it happen. Granting wishes for local kids is what Make-A-Wish is best at, and Wheels For Wishes is proud to help make it happen.

Aurora has many local attractions for kids to enjoy. The Phillips Park Zoo or the Phillips Park Family Aquatic Center would be great destinations for families who are looking for a day outside in the sun. Alternately, the sports fan will go wild for a Chicago Cubs game, and maybe even get a chance to shake a favorite player’s hand, or throw a ball around with them! The possibilities don’t stop there and are only limited by a child’s imagination!

Wishes do come true, and in just three easy steps, you can be a part of it. At no charge, we will tow or pick up your donated vehicle, and it will be on its way to granting a wish for a local child in Aurora. It’s something you will feel great about for years to come.

It Takes Just Three Simple Steps To Grant Wishes For Aurora Kids

  • Granting wishes is easy. Start by calling us at 1-855-278-9474 or simply fill out our easy vehicle donation form. Our experienced vehicle donation representatives are ready to help you at any time you may need assistance.

  • Within 24 hours of the next business day, we will contact you to schedule your free vehicle pick up! At no cost to you, we tow all vehicles, anywhere in Illinois. We will pick up your vehicle in any condition, whether it runs or not.

  • Lastly, we’ll mail out your tax-deductible receipt that you can save and deduct from your taxes at the end of the year. Any donations we receive online before midnight on Jan. 1 count for that tax year, so there’s never been a better time to donate a car to Wheels For Wishes.

Give us a quick call and we will take care of the rest! We can assure you that the vehicle donation process is easy and hassle-free, but best yet, it will grant the wish of a local child in Aurora. Unlike many other vehicle donation programs, your proceeds will stay right here in your own community and will go toward granting the wish of a local child. Donate a car today!