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Portland Car Donation Benefits Make-A-Wish Oregon Kids

Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish ® Oregon. Our Portland rescue mission is to see that children with critical illnesses in Oregon have the chance to experience their wish come true.

Our charity vehicle donation program helps turn cars, trucks, boats motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, and even motorhomes in to wishes for children in Portland and all of Oregon.


Since 2010, Wheels For Wishes has donated over $114 million toward granting over 13,672 wishes for children in Gresham, Tigard, Woodburn, Hillsboro, Beaverton, and more.

Plus, car donation is a convenient alternative to selling or trading in your vehicle. Best of all, our no hassle approach takes care all of the hard work for you. Donating your car doesn’t get any easier than this.

Portland Vehicle Donation Benefits You Too! Our 100% Tax Deductible Program Offers:

  • Free pick-up and towing of all vehicles, running or not, anywhere in Oregon, including Salem, Eugene, Medford, Bend and everywhere in between. No matter where you are in Oregon, we will come to you with free towing for your donation. 
  • as well as Vancouver/ Clark County Washington.
  • The maximum possible tax deduction for your charity vehicle donation. Unlike many others, we are a fully registered IRS 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.
  • A smooth and effortless car donation process.
  • The pleasure of knowing your vehicle donation will help a child in Oregon.

We work hard to make the most of every donation. Even if you think of your vehicle as nothing more than a "junk car", it could mean the world to a deserving child.

By benefiting Make-A-Wish ® Oregon, your car donation can help bring faith and glee back into the life of a Portland child. We’ll turn your old car into a wish come true.

We offer a helpful alternative to selling or trading in your automobile, and we accept all vehicle donations whether they are running or not!

You're Helping Portland, Oregon Kids

Make-A-Wish Oregon helps kids all over Oregon. Proceeds from your vehicle donation go to Wheels For Wishes, a tax-exempt charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code.

The Oregon chapter is responsible for granting the wishes of children all over the state of Oregon, and your gift can make a difference in the life a local child.


The best benefit that we can provide is letting you know your old car will help make wishes come true. We also make the whole process as easy as possible, so you don’t need to worry about a thing. Just feel good about helping a deserving child.

Donate A Portland, Oregon Vehicle, Running Or Not:

Car donation, and other vehicle donations, earn you a great tax deduction! We accept most vehicle donations, most types of vehicle donations, and in most conditions--running or not!

Here's a handful of the many types of vehicle donations we accept:

  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Boats
  • Jet Skis
  • Motorcycles
  • Trailers
  • Watercraft
  • RV's
  • SUV's
  • And more vehicles on a case by case basis.

If you aren't sure if we will accept certain vehicle donations, just give us a call at 1-855-278-9474. We can answer all you questions like, "What paperwork do I need?"


How Do I Donate A Car In Portland, OR?

Here's where to donate your car by phone or online, we make the process simple with three easy steps.

  1. Start by calling us at 1-855-278-9474 or filling out our easy vehicle donation form. Our professional vehicle donation representatives are available any time to help you with the donation process. They are happy to answer any questions you might have.
  2. Next, we'll contact you to arrange for your vehicle pick-up. At no cost, we’ll tow any vehicle, anywhere in Oregon (even Vancouver/ Clark County Washington). Expect to hear from us within 24 hours of the next business day.
  3. Lastly, we'll mail out your tax deductible receipt. Save this receipt and deduct it from your taxes at the end of the year. The donations we receive online before 12:00 A.M. on January 1st will count for that tax year, so now is an excellent time to donate a car.

Drive away critical illness even if your car doesn't run. Start your car donation today!

Donate your car to our vehicle donation program, and earn a great tax receipt and tax deduction!

Wheels For Wishes Check Make-A-Wish Oregon
Your car donations in Portland make a huge difference for the wish kids of Make-A-Wish Oregon.

Q: "Can I still donate if I can’t find my title in Portland, Oregon?"

A: We will still attempt to process your donation without the title, though the process may be a bit more complicated. Check out our Oregon Vehicle Title Donation page to find out more about donating a car with a missing title.

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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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