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January 24, 2020
How To Donate Furniture In Four Steps

Want to donate your furniture? We can help. Our guide details all the criteria of donating furniture in your local area. Read on for a step by step process. 1. Assess Your Furniture’s Condition Local organizations won’t simply accept any furniture. Your furniture shouldn’t be broken or have a bad odor. Ask yourself these two […]

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January 20, 2020
How To Donate A Mattress

Want to donate your mattress? Knowing how to donate may be tricky. Figuring out where to donate can be even harder. We can help with this step by step process. We even include what condition your mattress needs to be in. Read ahead to find out how to donate your mattress.  1. Determine The Condition […]

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December 7, 2018
Help Create A Season Of Wishes

Make A Wish Wisconsin’s Season of Wishes campaign is giving you the opportunity to give back to your community and help to grant the wishes of children right here in Wisconsin. Whether you decide to donate a car to Wheels For Wishes, participate in Wishes in Flight Air Mile Challenge, donate with the Friends & Family Donation Campaign, or donate to the Make-A-Wish Toy Drive, you can help make a huge difference in the life of a child.

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August 17, 2018
Consider Auto Donation During The Holidays

If you’re looking to give back this holiday season but aren’t sure where or what you should do to help, we’ve got you covered. At Wheels For Wishes, we encourage everyone to give back to the communities that they live in to help make the world a better place. The holiday months can be a difficult time for many organizations and individuals, but it makes for the perfect time to give back and help to make a difference. If Make-A-Wish is an organization that you'd like to support over the holidays, then consider making an auto donation to Wheels For Wishes. 

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August 13, 2018
Ways To Bring Warmth To Your Community This Year

In much of the country, December is a very cold time of year. But it is especially cold for those who are experiencing homelessness. According to the Annual Homeless Assessment Report by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), 610,042 people were homeless in Jan. 2013. Of these people, more than 215,000 were living in unsheltered locations. The HUD also estimated that nearly one-quarter of the people experiencing homelessness were under the age of 18. These numbers were calculated by taking a single-night count, and the numbers may fluctuate from night to night or month to month.

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August 12, 2018
Support Make-A-Wish This Holiday Season

We are right in the midst of the holiday season, with shopping trips to and from the mall and family gatherings filling up most of our free time. Many people also use the holidays as a time for giving, volunteering, and helping those in need. However you plan to celebrate the season of giving, consider supporting Make-A-Wish. 

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August 2, 2018
Choose Car Donation For Giving Tuesday On Nov. 27

You have probably heard of Black Friday or Cyber Monday, but have you heard of Giving Tuesday? It’s not about looking for good deals on holiday shopping, fighting the crowds, or checking off your holiday shopping list. Dec. 2 is Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to giving back. Consider car donation this Dec. 2, which is the perfect opportunity to give back to your community and make wishes come true for local children. 

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August 1, 2018
Donate Your Car Today In Honor Of Giving Tuesday

We’ve made it through Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday, but now it’s time for the most important day of them all – Giving Tuesday. While you may have overindulged on Thanksgiving dinner or spent too much of your hard-earned money on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, Giving Tuesday is a time to give back and help others who may not be as fortunate. 

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August 1, 2018
How You Can Help Kids With Cancer In September

September Is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Learn the facts on how you can help kids with cancer this September. 

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April 10, 2018
5 Tips on Giving to Charity

There are countless causes out there in need of your support, but then it becomes a complicated decision of which charity to which to donate. Here are a few tips from CharityWatch.org to help aid you in giving wisely.

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April 7, 2018
Celebrating World Health Day The Right Way!

April 7 is World Health Day! This year the theme of World Health Day is “Health for All” and we can all do a little something to be healthier in our everyday lives! Staying healthy is a great way to stay positive, motivated and inspired! If you’re wondering how to spend your World Health Day this […]

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February 14, 2018
Donate Your Car This Valentine’s Day To Benefit Kids

Valentine’s Day is a great time to show love. This year, on top of your usual plans, spread the joy of a valentine to local kids facing critical illnesses. If you have an unwanted car you’ve been looking to either sell or scrap, Wheels For Wishes has a way for you to make Valentine’s Day […]

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December 28, 2017
Your Top 3 Questions About Year-End Car Donations Answered

The end of the year is only a few days away, but there's still plenty of time to make your last minute car donation! If you planned on making a car donation this year but never got around to it, now is your chance to get that crossed off your list. 

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December 4, 2017
Musical Ways To Make Dreams Come True In Indiana And Ohio

Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana is giving you two chances to make dreams come true while listening to your favorite tunes. The 21st Annual 99.5 WZPL Request-A-Thon in Indiana and Christine’s Christmas Holiday Concert in Ohio give you an opportunity to make a life-changing donation to Make-A-Wish with the benefit of either hearing your favorite […]

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November 28, 2017
Consider Make-A-Wish Car Donation On Giving Tuesday

As the day after Thanksgiving, Black Friday, kicks off the shopping and spending spirit heading into the holiday season, Giving Tuesday starts the charitable season in the U.S. This year, on Nov. 28, you can join the Giving Tuesday movement by donating to charity. With so many great local charities and volunteering opportunities available you […]

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October 12, 2017
Don’t Pay For Winter Boat Storage! Donate Your Boat Instead!

When winter comes, your storage space gets tighter. Perhaps you have to store your boat, your summer car or your motorcycle. On top of that, you would generally prefer to have your daily car in a warm garage rather than sitting in the cold. Storing your extra vehicles for the entire winter can be a […]

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October 1, 2017
National Consignment Day 2017

Today is national Consignment Day! It’s a great day to talk about how you can help the environment by buying used and recycling the old. Most people recycle their old car and don’t even realize it.  We all know how new cars have all the new gadgets, they’re clean and shiny. However, you can buy […]

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September 5, 2017
Choose Wheels For Wishes On International Day Of Charity

September 5 is International Day of Charity! The world is full of incredible charities, benefiting many important causes. Some accept monetary donations, some accept volunteer time and some accept items to support them. If you are looking to make a difference this International Day of Charity, it can be hard to know how and where […]

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September 1, 2017
Donate Your Car During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? Each year, more than 15,000 children under the age of 21 are diagnosed with cancer. A childhood cancer diagnosis is devastating to the entire family. Over the past few decades, research and treatments have improved significantly, increasing the childhood cancer survival rate to around 80 […]

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August 7, 2017
The Perfect Things For College Kids To Donate

Every year when August rolls around, kids are getting anxious to get back to school and see all their friends. For some, it is their freshman year of college and they are trying to figure out what they should bring to school and what should be left behind. A lot of the things that are […]

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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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