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August 3, 2017
Benefits Of Donating An Unused Seasonal Vehicle

Summer always seems to go by faster each year. We're already into August, which means that its time to think about your end-of-summer plans. Maybe you have one last boat, RV or motorcycle trip planned for the season. Or perhaps you haven't even took your seasonal vehicle out of the shed yet this summer. If […]

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July 12, 2017
Two Ways To Help Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana This August

If you’re looking for ways to give back to Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana this August, we have two great ideas for you. Aug. 14 will be the BIG Wish Gala in Kentucky and Aug. 16 will be the NEO Comic Con Charity Raffle in Ohio. Both events will benefit Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.  

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July 11, 2017
What Parts Of A Vehicle Are Recycled?

There are so many different types of products that can be recycled that most people don’t know about. When you donate your car it either gets recycled or sent to auction, allowing another person to be able to reuse it instead of putting a new car on the road. The metal isn’t the only thing […]

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July 4, 2017
Donate Your Car This Independence Day

If you have an unwanted vehicle taking up space in your garage, driveway, shed, or other storage space, you can donate your car and let it become a wish for a child with a critical illness. This Independence Day, celebrate the great feeling of knowing that your donated vehicle will help to grant the wish of a local child in your community. Donate your car to Wheels For Wishes, benefiting Make-A-Wish, and help to bring hope, strength, and joy into the lives of children who need it most. 

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June 30, 2017
Donating Your Old Car vs Scrapping It

When you have an older car with too many problems to fix, you are often stuck with a tough decision. Is it better to try selling the car or fix it up so you can continue driving it? Or is it better to just scrap it in order to get rid of it quickly? There […]

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May 9, 2017
9 Reasons To Donate Your Car After Graduating College

May is graduation season. Finals are over, the caps have been thrown, and maybe you're even moving somewhere for a great job you have lined up. Something that might not have crossed your mind is what to do with the old car that got you through college. If you're like most college students, your car […]

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May 9, 2017
Everything You Need To Know About Your Car Title

Vehicle titles often create a lot of confusion when it comes to buying, selling, inheriting or donating a car. Titles are legal documents, meaning that you may void your title and need to obtain a duplicate copy from the DMV if you fill anything out incorrectly. Because no one wants another reason to wait at the DMV, it's important to do your research before filling out or signing your car title.

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April 25, 2017
Wheels For Wishes Adds 7 New Chapters

In the last few months, Wheels For Wishes has grown to add seven new chapters. You can now donate your car to benefit Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties, Kansas, East Tennessee, Arizona, Connecticut, Michigan and Mid-Atlantic. This will allow even more people to get involved with the Wheels For Wishes mission: to help kids throughout the U.S. have a chance at a happy and fulfilling childhood.

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April 18, 2017
5 Ways To Get A Tax Break From Your Car

Today is Tax Day! With taxes on everyone's mind, we thought it would be the perfect time to highlight the best ways you can claim a tax deduction or credit with your vehicle. You might not think it's possible to get a tax deduction of any kind from your car, but there are more ways than you think! 

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April 10, 2017
The Best Time To Donate A Car To Charity

Many people have plans to someday donate their old car, boat or motorcycle to charity. But how do you know when the best time to donate is? Giving up your car can be a tough decision even if you know it will help a cause you care about. To help with the sometimes difficult decision of when to donate a car, we've put together this simple guide. 

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April 3, 2017
9 Vehicles You Didn't Know You Could Donate

When most people think of car donations, a four door sedan is usually the first thing that comes to mind. However, there are countless types of vehicles that can be donated! In general, if you have a vehicle with wheels, car donation charities will accept them. 

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March 29, 2017
5 Best Cities To Trade Your Car For A Bike

May is American Bike Month—the perfect time to examine bikes vs. cars. If you are thinking of making an eco-friendly switch to biking, you can be even more eco-friendly by recycling your car! 

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March 27, 2017
9 Best Reasons For Donating Your Car To Charity

A lot of people wonder if their car can be donated. In most cases, the answer is yes! People have many reasons for donating a vehicle, and each person's situation is different. If you have a car you don't want for any reason, consider donating it to a charity like Wheels For Wishes. Many people have found it much easier and more beneficial to donate a car versus sell it

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March 20, 2017
11 Things You Can Donate During Spring Cleaning

Today is the official start of spring! If you like to kick off spring by getting some cleaning done around the house, then you're among the 72 percent of American households that participate in Spring Cleaning, according to the American Cleaning Institute. The most common areas to tackle during spring cleaning are windows, blinds, closets and drawers. 

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March 14, 2017
How To Donate Your Car Online

If you're always on the go, work odd hours or don't like talking on the phone, it's always nice when you have the option to do things online. Car donation is one thing that's incredibly easy to do online! If you've been meaning to make a car donation but haven't set aside the time, don't worry. Donating your car online takes only a minute, and you can do it any hour of the day, seven days a week! 

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March 5, 2017
Have You Thought About Donating Your Vehicle Vs. Selling It?

When it’s time to start looking for a new vehicle because you need more room or the problems are getting too costly to fix, there are only a few options. Sometimes it is easier if you can see what the best option is by comparing the two. Hopefully, this will help you understand why donating your vehicle is the best option.

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January 23, 2017
5 Tips To Get Ready For The 2017 Tax Season

Jan. 23 is the official start of the 2017 tax season. You've probably already started receiving your tax documents, but today is the first day your returns will be accepted by the IRS. If you are among the 80 percent of taxpayers who e-files their return, you can submit your return before the season opens, but it won't officially be accepted until Jan 23.

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January 20, 2017
5 Cheap And Easy Ways To Go Green

The New Year is when we all get to have a clean slate and start fresh with our goals. While most people resolve to lose weight or exercise more, another popular resolution is to reduce your carbon footprint.

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November 25, 2016
Donate The Old And Bring In The New This Black Friday

Black Friday is a great day to upgrade on everything from electronics to vehicles. After you upgrade, consider donating your old device rather than throwing it away or keeping it in storage. Kids at children’s hospitals and in the Make-A-Wish program can benefit greatly from your donation, making Black Friday a win-win! 

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September 13, 2016
Orange County Evening Of Wishes 2016

If you're looking for a night of dinner, dancing, auctions and magical surprises, don't miss the 2016 Evening of Wishes for Make-A-Wish Orange County and the Inland Empire. Evening of Wishes takes place Oct. 14 at [AV] Irvine (16500 Scientific Way) in Irvine

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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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