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Ventura, Your Car Donation Can Help A Make-A-Wish Kid

Wheels For Wishes is your first choice when looking to donate a car in Ventura. Our car donation program benefits Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties, helping local children with critical illnesses live their dreams. No matter where you live in Ventura and Tri-Counties, we will come to you with free towing!

beach sun setWho Benefits From Car Donation?

When you donate your vehicle to Wheels For Wishes, you make a positive impact on the Tri-Counties community while making dreams come true for local children, but that’s not all. Your donation also helps you in these ways:

  • We will tow your car in any condition from anywhere in the Tri-Counties including Oxnard, San Luis and Thousand Oaks.
  • In this hassle-free donation process, we take care of everything so you don’t have to worry!
  • Forget about haggling with buyers and dealerships! Our donation process removes this hassle while still benefiting you.
  • When you donate, you receive a fantastic tax deduction. Since Wheels For Wishes is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, you will receive the maximum possible tax deduction!
  • We accept nearly all vehicles regardless of condition. We free up your space by taking your unwanted vehicle and turning it into a dream come true for local children.

Child playing on beachLocal Ventura kids may get the gift of visiting the Pier and Promenade with the proceeds from your car donation. Some local children may prefer the sights at Serra Cross, while others will be grateful to experience the Ventura County Museum of History and Art. No matter how Make-A-Wish Tri-Counties uses the proceeds from your donation, local children will be thrilled to experience a life-changing dream come true!

 How To Get Started

When you decide to donate your vehicle, we are here to guide you through the hassle-free process.

  • Donate prior to 11:59 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, and you can claim the great tax deduction for that year! To do so, simply dial 1-855-278-9474 or fill out an online donation form. One of our representatives will set up the best time to pick up your vehicle.
  • Empty your personal items from your vehicle. Then, you can relax—no repairs, gas or wash required. We will tow your car from anywhere in the Tri-County area, and all the net proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish.
  • Save your tax-deductible receipt. After receiving it from us in the mail, save it for when you file your taxes to claim your great tax deduction!

Making dreams come true couldn’t be easier! You can help make dreams come true while also freeing up some much-needed space in your driveway! 

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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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