Donate your vehicle to Pets for Patriots

Donate your vehicle to Pets for Patriots

Now you can donate your vehicle to Pets for Patriots and turn it into resources to fund our lifesaving work. We are excited to offer our supporters another way to help veterans adopt a new best friend and shelter animals find loving homes.

Get cash for your clunker – and a tax deductible donation

To accept vehicle donations we have partnered with CARS (Charitable Adult Ride Services), a leading nonprofit that makes vehicle donations easy. Turning your unwanted vehicle into cash – and a tax deduction – has never been simpler.

Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, boat, trailer, and more. We accept vehicle in any condition – running or not. And when you donate your vehicle to Pets for Patriots pickup is free anywhere in the United States.

How to donate your vehicle to Pets for Patriots

Completing your donation is easy! Here is how it works:

Call 877-904-PETS (877-904-7387) seven days a week or submit the secure online form here.

Schedule your free pick-up: Within 48 hours, one of our Vehicle Donor Support Representatives will contact you to complete the donation. In most cases, we can schedule the vehicle pick-up with a preferred licensed vendor on the initial call once the donation record has been completed.

Receive a donation receipt: In most cases, you will receive an initial donation receipt from the tow driver at the time of your vehicle pick-up. This initial acknowledgement will indicate your name and the year, make, model and condition of the vehicle you are donating. Within 30 days of the sale, a thank-you letter on behalf of Pets for Patriots will be mailed to you. This serves as a tax receipt.

Donate your vehicle to Pets for Patriots

Donating your vehicle to Pets for Patriots is tax-deductible. And we work to get the highest return per vehicle for you.

According to the IRS Guidelines, you may claim fair market value for your donation up to the actual sale value. If your vehicle is sold for more than $500, the maximum amount of your deduction will be the sales price of the vehicle. Individual tax situations vary.

For specific tax-related questions, please consult your tax advisor or refer to IRS Publication 4303 to learn more about vehicle donations as tax-deductible gifts.

If you have questions about the process, email Our Vehicle Donor Support Team is available seven days a week and will be happy to assist you. During the call, please have the title in hand to make the process even faster.

To get started, fill out an online donation form, or call toll-free 877-904-PETS (877-904-7387) seven days a week.


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