Goodwill Vehicle Donations is currently accepting vehicle donations. Your health and safety are of utmost importance to us. To donate, call 866-233-8586 or fill out the form below. To learn what actions we are taking to ensure you are protected when you donate a vehicle to Goodwill Vehicle Donations, please click here.

Cars Most Frequently Donated

What Can be Donated? Nonprofits can accept all different types of vehicles. For example, this can include vehicles such as cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, riding lawn mowers, and even planes. Many times, the nonprofit can accept vehicle donations regardless of condition and will even pick up the donated vehicle for free. Although many different vehicles… Read more

Donate My Ride

There are many things you can do with an extra vehicle. You can keep it around and pay insurance and licensing fees while it sits unused or you can also sell it or trade it in for another vehicle. Another alternative is to donate your car to a charity. Donating your can allows you to… Read more

Google’s Driverless Car

Are you tired of driving all the time to get where you need to go? There are many alternatives to driving after you donate a car to Goodwill, such as riding a bike or using public transportation. But for those who still prefer using car to get around, Google is developing cars that drive themselves… Read more

Distracted Driving

When people in the DC Metro area find themselves with a car that has been damaged, they often consider donating the vehicle to Goodwill of Greater Washington. There are many different things that cause car accidents, but one of the leading causes of car accidents is distracted driving. Distracted driving includes many different activities, such… Read more

What to Look for When Buying a Used Car

After you donate your vehicle to Goodwill, you will probably be in the market for a new or used car. Buying a used car can be a great option for people looking to get a good deal on a vehicle; however, buying a used car can be tricky. Here are some tips for you to… Read more

Bad Transmission

People donate vehicle to Goodwill for many different reasons such as a broken timing chain or a blown head gasket. Another common reason to donate a car to Goodwill is a bad transmission. The transmission is the mechanism in a vehicle that facilitates gear shifting. There are 2 main types of transmissions: manual and automatic. The… Read more

Share a Smile Campaign

Donating a vehicle is a great way to help support Goodwill’s work in the community. There are also several other great ways to support Goodwill, such donating clothing or shopping at one of their many thrift stores located in the Washington DC Metro Area. Goodwill’s thrift stores are full of bargains on gently used clothing… Read more

Donate Your Car and Buy a Safer One

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, there were more than 30,000 deaths resulting from motor vehicle crashes in 2010 and an additional 2.24 million people were injured. Vehicles are becoming much safer as with more vigorous safety standards and new technology such as airbags and shatter-proof glass. However, driving can still be very… Read more

Broken Timing Chain

In addition to a blown head gasket, there are many other major car problems that make donating a car the best options for an owner. For example, many donors donate their vehicle to Goodwill when they find out that the car has a broken timing chain or timing belt. The timing chain is the part of… Read more

Donate Your Car and Join a Carpool

If you have been thinking of ways to save money this year, donating your car to Goodwill and joining a carpool may be a great option for you. Carpools are a great way to share resources and cut costs for all members. Here are some of the benefits to carpooling: Save Gas Money – Gas… Read more

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