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Donate a Car to Help Grant Wishes of Children in San Francisco

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Donate your vehicle and arrange for easy pick-up and free towing.

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Get a tax deductible receipt for your donation.

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Help local children!

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From the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to the Children’s Discovery Museum in San Jose, Wheels For Wishes is proud to offer an easy and convenient alternative to selling or trading in your vehicle. Wheels For Wishes has partnered with the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation® with the mission of turning your car donation into wishes for the local children of San Francisco and surrounding counties.

As an alternative to taking the time to sell or scrap your old vehicle, donate cars to Wheels For Wishes and we will pick up your vehicle at no cost to you. Proceeds from the sale of your vehicle donation benefit the Make-A Wish Greater Bay Area and grant the wishes of children in 17 counties, including: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, Napa, Marin, Monterey, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, Siskiyou, Solano and Sonoma.

Our Vehicle Donation Program Offers

  • Free pick-up and towing for your vehicle, anywhere in California.
  • Professional service with a simple and easy vehicle donation process.
  • The maximum possible tax deduction for your charity vehicle donation.
  • Acceptance of all vehicles whether they are running or not!

You might think of your vehicle as nothing more than a "junk car", but to the children of the Bay Area, it can help bring hope, strength and joy back into their lives. We offer a convenient alternative to selling or trading in your automobile, and we can turn any vehicle to a child's wish come true!

Your Helps Greater Bay Area Children

Since 1984, the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation has granted over 6,000 wishes to children in San Francisco, Oakland, Hayward, Fremont, San Jose, Concord, and surrounding areas. From depths of Silicon Valley to Lake Merced Park, your car donation will help this program continue to grow and flourish as the Greater Bay Area continues to receive requests for wishes.

When you donate your vehicle to Wheels For Wishes, you may end up granting the wish of a child you know. There is no better benefit we can provide than letting you know your old car is being put to good use. Wheels For Wishes has benefited many children in the San Francisco Bay area by partnering with the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation.

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Proceeds from your vehicle donation go to Wheels For Wishes, a tax-exempt charity under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code, benefiting the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation. Founded in 1984, the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life threatening medical conditions between the ages of 2 1/2 and 18. The Foundation has granted the wishes of more than 6,000 children, and it continues to grant an average of 340 wishes per year. Due to the efforts of community members and a devoted staff, the Greater Bay Area Make-A-Wish Foundation has grown into one of the largest and most active Make-A-Wish chapters.

How To Donate A Vehicle

Our experienced representatives are available any time by calling 1-855-622-9474, or you can use our convenient vehicle donation form. It's simple to fill out and will only take a few moments of your time. Either way is easy, and you will be contacted by our staff within 24 hours of the next business day to arrange for your vehicle pick up!

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