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Donate A Car In Schenctady, NY To Help Make-A-Wish Kids

Since 2010, Wheels For Wishes has helped more than 13,672 wishes come true for local kids. Children from Schenectady and all over northeastern New York have benefited from generous donations given by people just like you. You can contribute to the magic by simply donating your unwanted car!


Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program that benefits Make-A-Wish Northeast New York and turns cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, and in most cases, even boats into funding for Make-A-Wish. Kids from Schenectady and the counties of Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schoharie, Warren, and Washington have experienced a wish come true. You can be sure that your car donation will help a local child because all earned proceeds stay right here in northeastern New York and help grant the wishes of children you may already know somehow.

We make donating a car simple and hassle-free, and we take care of everything for you so you can just sit back and be proud of yourself for making such a smart and generous decision. Treat yourself to some time for fun since you won’t have to use your spare time on trying to sell or trade in your car, which can be both stressful and time-consuming. We’ll do it all for you! Car donation makes for an ideal alternative to selling or trading in your car, and we’ll make sure you get the highest tax deduction too. Donating your vehicle with Wheels For Wishes is the best way to go.

Benefits Of Donating Your Car In Schenctady, NY

  • Free pick-up or towing of your vehicle, running or not. We’ll pick it up anywhere in northeast New York, including Albany, Saratoga Springs, and Troy.
  • The maximum possible tax deduction for your charity car donation. Unlike many other vehicle donation services, we are a fully registered IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
  • The perfect alternative to selling or trading in your car.
  • The warm feeling of knowing that your vehicle donation will help a child with a wish, right here in northeast New York.

Imagine What One Simple Act Of Kindness Can Do For A Local Child

That used vehicle of yours may not look like much, but to a child with a wish, it could mean a whole lot more. With so much to do in northeastern New York, your generous donation can bring hope, strength, and joy back into the life of a child. Plus, we make it easy to grant a wish for a child. We’ll take care of everything!


By donating your car, proceeds from your vehicle donation go to Wheels For Wishes, a tax-exempt charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, benefiting Make-A-Wish Northeast New York. Your car donation to Wheels For Wishes can help make it possible for a child to enjoy whatever they wish, whether they are wishing for a chance to swim with dolphins on vacation or they hope to meet their favorite sports team. Your car donation can help to make it happen.

Three Steps To Donate Your Car In Schenctady, NY

Just give us a quick call and we’ll handle the rest. You won’t ever want to sell or trade in your car again!

  1. Call us at 1-855-278-9474 or simply fill out our vehicle donation form. Our experienced vehicle donation representatives are ready to help you at any time.
  2. Within 24 hours of the next business day, we will contact you to schedule your vehicle pick up! At no cost to you, we tow all vehicles, anywhere in northeast New York.
  3. Finally, we'll mail out your tax-deductible receipt that you can save and deduct from your taxes at the end of the year. Any donations we receive online before 11:59 p.m. Dec. 31 count for that tax year, so there’s never been a better time to donate a car.

You can be the person responsible for helping children in northeast New York.  The chance for a child to feel hope and joy again is sitting in your driveway. All you need to do is donate that unwanted car!

Donate A Car Anywhere Else In New York

Receive free pick-up of nearly any vehicle in Suffolk County, The Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, Kingsbridge, Staten Island, Brookhaven, Bohemia, Upper West Side, East Hampton, Smithtown, Park Slope, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, Roosevelt Island, Ridgewood, Astoria, Fordham, Riverdale, New Springville, Huguenot, Carnegie Hill, West Brighton, all of Western New York State, the Long Island, Ithaca, Auburn, Oswego, Syracuse, Yonkers, White Plains, Middletown, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Ramapo, Clarkstown, Haverstraw, Orange Town, Saratoga Springs, Schnectady, Troy, Rochester, Buffalo, and more!

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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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