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Donate your vehicle to Volunteers of America! It's quick and easy to donate your car to our charity. When you become a donor, you get a tax deduction and help people in need close to home. You also can donate your truck, motorcycle, RV or boat.

All you need are the keys and title to the car. Volunteers of America handles the rest. We make arrangements to pick up your donated car. What if your car doesn't run? No problem. We will accept your donated vehicle and make towing arrangements at no charge. We provide the highest possible tax deduction for your donation to the fullest extent of the law. Receipts for your donated car are usually mailed within 24 hours.

Who Will My Donation Help?

As a charity, Volunteers of America sells donated vehicles and uses the proceeds to support our programs that extend a hand up to more than 63,000 local people in need each year--children, families, people with disabilities and the elderly. Donating your car helps us do so much. Your donation funds charitable programs that help children seeking adoptive parents, mentoring and enrichment programs for at-risk youth and persons with disabilities. Donating your car helps us serve veterans who are homeless and provide lasting solutions for homeless persons in recovery from substance abuse. Your donation helps us protect seniors from abuse and neglect--and so much more!

Volunteers of America: The Best Choice For Donating Your Car To Charity

Volunteers of America has proudly served New Orleans since the 1890s, and our national organization is one of the oldest, most respected charities in the country.

Unfortunately, many non-reputable organizations claiming to be charities seek your car donation.
Many of these organizations donate only a small percentage of the car’s value to people in need.

This video outlines five steps to follow to ensure your car donation goes to a prudently managed charity such as Volunteers of America and that the proceeds go directly to help people in need.

Donating your car to charity benefits everyone. Donors are spared the hassle and time-consuming inconvenience of advertising and showing their used car. Instead, they find a quick, easy solution--and a tax deduction to the fullest extent of the law. Every donor to Volunteers of America turns their used car into a vehicle of hope to help people in need.

Here are some simple steps to prepare your car for donation.


Volunteers of America Greater New Orleans is a non-profit human service organization that helps people in need throughout 16 parishes in southeast Louisiana. You can help by donating your vehicle, stocks and mutual funds, life insurance, or making a bequest in your will or planned gift. Volunteering your time is also an invaluable way to contribute. Sign up today to learn more about our programs and services.