You can now turn an unwanted vehicle—whether its running or not—into a tax-deductible donation to NBYT through its new Car Donation Program! Just follow these simple steps to donate your car:
- Have your vehicle title handy.
- Call 1-877-CARS-4-US (227-7487).
- Request extension 3206.
- Provide your name, address, phone number, and vehicle title information.
- You’ll be contacted by a tow company within two business days to arrange pickup.
- NBYT will receive a percentage of the value earned from your car, and will mail a letter acknowledging your tax-deductible deduction within 6 to 8 weeks.
You can also donate online www.donationline.com. There is no charge for towing
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What can I donate?
A: Cars, trucks, motorcycles, vans, boats, jet skis, snowmobiles, motor homes, buses, RVs, and even airplanes.
Q: Is my donation tax-deductible?
A: NBYT is a nonprofit organization, so your donation is tax-deductible. It is best to consult your tax advisor for further details.
Q: What if my car doesn’t run?
A: The vehicle still has salvage value and can provide funds.
Q: Is there any cost to me?
A: No, towing and all other costs are paid for.
Q: Can I donate other non-cash items?
A: Call 1-877-CARS-4-US (227-7487) to ask about individual items.
Q: What do I need to do to make the donation?
A: Have the title to the vehicle. Answer a few questions about the vehicle, fill in the odometer reading and sign the title, and schedule a pickup time. You’ll be contacted by a towing company within two business days, and you’ll receive a donation acknowledgement within 6 to 8 weeks.
Q: When can I call?
A: Operators are available to take calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Q: Can I deliver the vehicle directly to NBYT?
A: No, NBYT never needs to take possession of the vehicle.
Q: Does the vehicle need to be in New Britain?
A: No, vehicles can be towed from anywhere nationwide.