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Oakland Car Donation Benefits Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area

Wheels For Wishes, a vehicle donation program benefiting the Oakland and San Francisco Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation®, is proud to offer an easy and convenient alternative to selling or trading in your vehicle. Our charity car donation program turns cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, and even boats into wishes for local children. We make car donation easy! Our no-hassle approach takes care all of the hard work for you.


Oakland, CA Car Donation Offers You The Best Benefits

With car donation proceeds from the auction sale of your vehicle, you make a huge difference for local Make-A-Wish kids! The auction sale price, which our team excels at maximizing, correlates with your great tax write-off and how much we give to grant life-changing wishes to local kids through Make-A-Wish!

  • Free pick-up and towing for your vehicle anywhere in California including Fremont.
  • Professional service with a simple and easy vehicle donation process.
  • The maximum possible tax deduction for your charity vehicle donation.
  • Acceptance of almost all vehicles whether they are running or not!
  • You make wishes come true for Make-A-Wish kids in Oakland, CA.

You might think of your vehicle as nothing more than a "junk car", but to the Make-A-Wish "wish kids", it can help bring hope, strength, and joy back into their lives. We offer a convenient alternative to selling or trading in your automobile, and we can turn any kind of vehicle to a child's wish come true!

Oakland Car Donation - A Great Way To Help local Children Dealing With Critical Illness

Wheels For Wishes uses your car donation to help the local Make-A-Wish Foundation grant wishes of children in Oakland and surrounding areas. When you donate your vehicle to Wheels For Wishes, you may end up granting the wish of a child you know.

There is no benefit that we can provide better than knowing your old car is being put to good use. Wheels For Wishes has helped many children in the Oakland area by contributing to the local Make-A-Wish Foundation.


Proceeds from your vehicle donation go to Wheels For Wishes, a tax-exempt charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, benefiting local Make-A-Wish kids. Founded in 1984, the local Make-A-Wish Foundation for Oakland donors grants the wishes of children with critical illnesses between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18.

Make-A-Wish has granted the wishes of more than 13,638 children, and it continues to grant an average of 340 wishes per year. Due to the efforts of community members and a devoted staff, the local Make-A-Wish Foundation has grown into one of the largest and most active Make-A-Wish chapters.

In fact, the chapter serving Oakland car donors is responsible for granting the wishes of children located in 17 counties throughout California: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Marin, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Siskiyou, Solano and Sonoma.

How To Donate Your Car In Oakland, CA

Car donation in Oakland earns you complimentary pick up and a great tax receipt. Plus, we make car donations and other vehicle donations very easy for you!

Donate a car to our car donation program in three easy steps:

  1. Our experienced representatives are available any time by calling 1-855-278-9474, or you can use our convenient vehicle donation form. It's simple to fill out and will only take a few moments of your time.
  2. You will be contacted by our staff within 24 hours of the next business day to arrange for your vehicle pick up!
  3. Wait for your 100% tax deductible receipt in the mail. It's that easy.

Donate a car today! Car donation not only helps make dreams come true for local Make-A-Wish kids, but it also benefits you greatly to donate a car!

Donate Your Car Anywhere In California

Car donations in California earn you a great tax deduction. Donate a car anywhere in California to benefit Make-A-Wish kids, including:

OaklandSan FranciscoSanta RosaMountain ViewSanta ClaraDaly CityFairfieldSan JoseFremontSunnyvaleHaywardLos AngelesPasadenaGlendalePalmdaleTorranceEl MonteBurbankInglewoodSanta ClaritaLancasterLong BeachDowneySacramentoModestoStocktonSan DiegoChula VistaEscondidoCarlsbadOceansideSanta BarbaraOxnardVenturaThousand OaksSimi ValleySanta MariaSan Luis ObispoAnaheimSanta AnaRiversideRancho CucamongaIrvineOntarioHuntington BeachFontanaMoreno ValleyGarden GroveFullertonCosta MesaMission ViejoWestminsterLake ForestNewport BeachBuena ParkSan BernardinoCoronaMurrietaTemeculaJurupa ValleyMenifeeIndioHemetPerrisVictorvilleRialtoHesperiaChino, and Chino Hills.

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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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