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March 26, 2020
How To Sell Rims Fast

Looking for some extra cash? We have a guide to help you sell your rims fast! The two key factors in selling your rims quickly will be the quality of the rims and doing the work for the buyer ahead of time. Here is how to sell rims fast: 1. Set The Price For Your […]

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March 25, 2020
Nine Tips To Become A One Car Family

Are you considering becoming a one car family? Downsizing to one car has a long list of benefits. It can save your family a lot of money every year. It also comes with challenges. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of tips and benefits to help you make your decision. Downsizing to one […]

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March 18, 2020
What Are The Benefits Of Recycling Metals?

What is metal recycling? It is recovering metal from end-of-life materials and scrap, and using it as raw material for new goods. Read on to learn the benefits of recycling metals, and answers to common questions. What are the benefits of recycling metals? 1. Preserve Resources Metal can be reused forever. When metal products reach […]

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March 16, 2020
Upcycling Vs. Recycling

What is better: recycling or upcycling? What’s the difference? In this article, you will find that upcycling versus recycling is situational. It also depends on your ability and desire to do arts and crafts or other DIY projects. The two forms of recycling are upcycling and downcycling.  What Is Upcycling? Upcycling is creative reuse. It […]

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March 3, 2020
Walk For Wishes At The Oregon Zoo In Portland

The Oregon Zoo in Portland is the perfect setting for Make-A-Wish Oregon's 2017 Walk For Wishes. On Saturday, April 22, bring your family out to the zoo for a day of family fun and fundraising. The Walk For Wishes is a great way to get some exercise while walking around the zoo and helping Make-A-Wish Oregon grant more wishes. 

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March 2, 2020
Hazardous Waste Collection Near Me

Hazardous Waste is waste which threatens public health or the environment. If you are looking to get rid of hazardous waste, it is important to do it properly. Read on to learn more about hazardous waste and where to dispose of it. Find Hazardous Waste Collection Near You Hazardous waste is typically disposed in four […]

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February 27, 2020
Where To Donate Car Seats

Do you have a car seat to donate? Wheels For Wishes DOES NOT accept donated car seats but there are a few great options when it comes to donating your car seat. Whether it's best to donate, recycle or trade in your car seat, we have information for you. Donating your car seat can be […]

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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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November 15, 2019
Rock The Holidays At Holiday Wishes To Help New Jersey Kids

Come to Holiday Wishes to enjoy a fun night of live music to benefit Make-A-Wish New Jersey. Make-A-Wish New Jersey is on a mission to grant wishes for all local New Jersey kids who are facing critical illness. You can help them accomplish that mission simply by attending a fun-filled event! Here are more details […]

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October 21, 2019
Support Make-A-Wish Kids At The New York City Marathon

The 2019 TCS New York City Marathon is the word’s most popular and biggest marathon. You can represent Make-A-Wish, and help grant wishes for children in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, The Bronx and throughout all of New York City, by raising $4,000. This 26.2 mile run gives participants an opportunity to perform an incredible […]

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July 31, 2019
Plastic Straw Pollution’s Effect On The Environment

What is wrong with using plastic straws? You may have seen the recent news of local governments and national companies banning or reducing plastic straws. This commodity found in most restaurants and several homes in the U.S. has been adding up in our landfills and oceans in epidemic proportions. Because plastic straws never biodegrade, the […]

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July 24, 2019
Impact Of Plastic Straws On Marine Wildlife And Birds

Plastic straw pollution has made waves in the news recently. That’s because this disposable item you find in most drinks at most restaurants, which you may not even think about, has been adding up in our oceans and negatively impacting marine wildlife and birds. Plastic straws are just one of several plastic pollutants used globally, […]

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March 27, 2019
March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

We have had several cancer awareness months over the past couple of months, starting with Cervical Cancer Awareness Month in January, National Cancer Prevention Month in February, World Cancer Day on Feb. 4, and Gallbladder and Bile Duct Cancer Awareness Month also in February. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness about the disease and encourage people to listen to any signs and symptoms that could mean they have colorectal cancer. 

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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 30, 2018
First Charity Diwali Ball To Benefit Make-A-Wish Arizona

Many people think of late fall as the time for Thanksgiving, Hanukkah and Christmas. But one holiday that often gets overlooked is Diwali. The name Diwali translates into “row of lamps,” and is the biggest and brightest Indian festival. An official holiday in India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad & Tobago, Suriname, Malaysia, Singapore and Fiji, it is known as a “Festival of Lights” that is marked by four days of celebration. One of those days can be celebrated at the Tempe Center for the Arts, raising money for Make-A-Wish Arizona.

The inaugural Charity Diwali Ball is Saturday, Nov. 16 from 6 to 11 p.m., and is being held as a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Arizona. The event includes live entertainment, fashion show with a DJ, a catered, three-course Indian dinner, hosted bar, art gallery and more surprises! The Tempe Center for the Arts (700 W. Rio Salado Parkway) is located on the southwest shore of the Tempe Town Lake in a beautiful, 17-acre lakeside art park. 

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August 30, 2018
Reduce Your Cancer Risk Through Diet, Lifestyle, And Preventative Measures

February is National Cancer Prevention Month, and it’s easy to participate by learning about cancer prevention and helping to inform others about diet, lifestyle, and other factors that may contribute to cancer. Many lifestyle choices and risk factors can affect your cancer risk, and Cancer Prevention Month is a time to remind people that cancer can happen to anyone at any time throughout their lives. 

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August 27, 2018
Give Back To Your Community On Make A Difference Day

We all get so busy and caught up in our own lives that it’s easy to forget how important it is to give back to the community and help others. Oct. 24 is Make A Difference Day, which may be the perfect time to set aside your own wants and needs, and instead, help others around you. How will you give back on Make A Difference Day? 

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August 27, 2018
Tax Tips For The End Of Summer

Tax season is arguably one of the most stressful and dreaded times of the year. While it's still a long way off, there are plenty of steps you can take now to make tax season less of a pain. Many people wait until mid-December to start thinking about the deductions, tax credits, and organizing that they could have done throughout the year to prepare for filing their taxes. But why wait? Summer is actually a great time to get in control and take action to make the next tax season easier on yourself. Here are 7 great ways to get on top of your taxes before the end of the year.

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August 26, 2018
You Can Make A Difference On National Public Lands Day

If you are looking for one single opportunity to beautify the community you live in, the National Public Lands Day is the day to do it. Hosted by the National Environmental Educational Foundation, Saturday, Sept. 28, marks the 20th Anniversary of National Public Lands Day. To make it the biggest and most successful of all other 19 years, people like you are needed to help make it happen.

In 2012, around 175,000 volunteers helped to make the event a huge success at 2,206 sites in every state. It was the biggest National Public Lands Day yet! Invasive plants were collected and cleaned up, trails were built and maintained, trees, shrubs and native plants were planted, and trash was cleaned up from trails and other public lands.

At Wheels For Wishes, community service and going green are both very important. Wheels For Wishes has not only helped to grant the wishes of a local kids through car donation, but Wheels For Wishes also practices recycling on a daily basis. Car donation is green, eco-friendly, and helps to grant the wish of a child in your community, so it involves the best of both worlds. If you are looking for a hands-on approach in helping your community, getting involved on National Public Lands Day might be the perfect opportunity for you!

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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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