Did you know that you can make a local child's wish come true just by donating that rusty old car sitting in the driveway? You are still paying insurance and registration so why not eliminate your costs for a car that rarely if ever gets used. Why not get a great tax deduction by donating your car to charity and supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation® at the same time. Also, your car donation helps not only the children but the environment as well by recycling your car! When you donate your vehicle to charity, you are eligible for an itemized charitable tax deduction on your federal tax return. Review our Donation FAQs or call your tax advisor for more information regarding the car donation tax deduction. We pick the car up, handle all the details and make it a whole lot easier than putting an expensive ad in the paper, taking repeated phone calls, showing your car over and over again or haggling over the sales price. If you attempt to trade in your vehicle, you may find that a dealer isn't willing to offer much as a trade in .