What a Great Feeling!

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We own a family van and have had it for 10 years. Last fall we were driving our daughter to soccer practice and we got about 5 miles from the field when our van started sputtering and almost died. Fortunately, we were able to get it home before it completely went kaput. We debated whether we should put the money into it to fix it but it has about one hundred thousand miles on it and was pretty worn from towing our boat. We found that it would have been around $1500 to fix it so we got online and looked up places for auto donations.

We found one place where it seemed to be a great charity so we picked it. It was Goodwill Industries in Washington D.C. They came and picked up the car at no cost. The guy came in a big flat bed truck, loaded it up and took it off with no hassle. That was the end of it! We signed over the title, wrote in the address of the place we donated it to and we put down the estimated value. Then I had to turn in the title to the DOL so that we no longer were responsible for the car. The whole process was really easy and uneventful. When we thought about it, we would definitely do it again as it was so easy. It is definitely worth doing if you need to get a car off your hands.

We have another car which we may donate in the near future. It has a few problems and will probably need over a thousand dollars worth of work, but it is a good little car and can be fixed up to be perfect for a small family or an individual who needs it.

The main reason we decided to donate our car to charity was because it really made us feel good. You are donating your car for posterity rather than hauling it off to a junk yard. Goodwill Industries were two very reliable places we found for car donation. Donating a vehicle to them is really a lot easier than we thought it would be. We would definitely recommend car donation to anyone who asks us!

Car Donation and Vintage Cars

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My experience with charities recently is what I would call more than excellent. I like to buy old cars, fix them up, show them, and then sell them. I have more than just a few beautiful, vintage cars which I would like to donate to charity. I did not just want to donate them for daily driving; rather an auction was my desire for these aged beauties. I have been in contact with Goodwill Industries in the Washington D.C. area and they have excellent hearts in regards to humanitarian efforts. Both charities are genuine in their love for people and relate in a professional, charitable manner to all those they encounter.

These companies recommended that I hold a vintage car auction for charity purposes. This would require several others to provide vintage cars for auctions as I only have less than a dozen cars. At any rate, I was impressed with the amount of ideas both of the D. C. charities posed to me and the excitement they showed at my involvement with the community. In the future, I wish to pursue this idea further and possibly hold my auction for charity.

People do not have to hold car auctions to be involved in this great work. Both of these charities accept auto donations and donations of every kind. If you are in need of getting rid of an old broken down car or if you are like me and have a vintage car you would like to be useful to charities and your community, contact the Goodwill Industries for information on how to do this. The process is really quite simple and it is cost free. So, if your car is sitting in your front yard and you don’t know what to do with it, here is a great option!

Donating your car to charity is a perfect way to contribute to society! Auto donation is a form of charity that is on the rise and my heart is personally very attached to cars. I am overjoyed that something as seemingly insignificant as a broken down car can help out a needy family in infinite ways. Car donation is just one of the ways we can show our community we care!

A Wonderful Experience

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Are you just not sure what to do with that old broken down car that is sitting in your back yard just rusting? Let me tell you how I saved myself a world of frustration by donating my car to Goodwill Industries! First I will tell you about the charity itself. Goodwill is dedicated to helping those in need and giving them the help they need to succeed in life and provide for their own needs. They accept donations (not just car donations!) of many kinds and hold many events such as food drives, auctions and other events.

The people who work within Goodwill are kind, generous and hard working and that is the main reason I chose this charity for my auto donation.

The way I saved most of my stress and frustration was through the easy pickup process Goodwill Industries employs. I called them on Monday afternoon regarding my used car donation and they picked up the car on Tuesday morning. It was great because I did not have to do much paperwork at all and all I needed to do other than that was change over the details of the car owner with the Department of Licensing at my local DOL. Pretty simple. I was looking into doing a trade in for a new car or just trashing the vehicle at the dump but these options just seemed fruitless. The trade in would have been essentially worthless (not accepted at many places) and the dump seemed to be a waste of resources for a car that could still be used for something.

In the end, I found that auto donation was the most appropriate option for me as I ended up helping a family in need as well as being able to qualify for tax deductions on my tax returns. It seems that with donating a vehicle, everyone wins in one way or another! I highly recommend this option.

Donating your Vehicle in Washington DC

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If you are located in Washington DC, you will be happy to know that there are a ton of great options available for vehicle donation programs. To donate auto products and vehicles to charities such as the Goodwill Industries is one of the best options for getting rid of your old vehicles. Below you will find some great information about how donating your car to charity will be able to benefit everyone involved.

First of all, when it comes to those in DC that have vehicles that are no longer running, the salvage or wrecking yard may not be your best choice. This is because most of the time that process will not bring you much money, if any. Rather than wasting your time and effort with a salvage yard, you can make the process as easy as it could possibly be by utilizing DC auto donation programs. By simply making a phone call or going online you will be able to set up the process of having your vehicle picked up by the charity. The good news is that DC chapters will be able to pick up your vehicle within 48 hours, this is quicker and easier than most salvage services and you will have the added advantage of knowing your vehicle will be helping someone in need.

Once your vehicle has been donated, that doesn’t necessarily mean that you will not personally benefit. This is because there are many different tax deductions that are available for people that donate cars. This is something that is often much more valuable to many individuals than the money they would have received through selling their vehicle with traditional methods. This is the reason that vehicle donation has proven to be such a great option for so many people. If your vehicle isn’t in working order or running condition, the charity will still be able to accommodate you, as they will utilize your vehicle in an auction in order to raise money for their cause. For information on donating your vehicle, do not hesitate to contact your local DC auto donation program now.

An Experience

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My experience in donating my car to charity was a lot easier and much smoother than I had originally thought it would be. I’ve heard stories of people having crazy experiences and lots of paperwork and hard times with car donation. With Goodwill Industries, all I have heard is positive feedback.

A friend of mine recently went to an event in D.C. put on by Goodwill Industries and, through it, decided to donate her unused car to charity. She had a car sitting in her front yard just waiting to eat up over a thousand dollars worth of repairs, but Goodwill Industries posed the option to her that she could donate her car with only minimal paperwork and no cost; thus getting the car off her hands for free!

Since she had a great experience participating in donation, I decided to do the same. It really was as easy as she said it would be! No cost, minimal paperwork, and really no hassle at all. It was nice to donate my old car to a charity so I knew I had made a good contribution to society.

One final thing I would like to say is about Goodwill. Another friend of mine in the D.C. area decided she wanted to be involved in auto donation when her car started sputtering and giving her a lot of trouble. She knew a trade in would not be worth the trouble but she wasn’t sure if they would accept a half broken down car. Goodwill assured her that any donation was accepted. Even if the car was not used for driving, the parts can be used to fix up other donated vehicles or to help people in need with broken down cars.

The main thing is that the contribution can help, even in a small way, to better another person’s life. That is one of the main reason I would recommend Goodwill Charities to anyone who wants to donate their car or has a broken down vehicle and doesn’t know what to do with it. These charities really care about helping the unfortunate in any way possible! In my opinion, vehicle donation is the way to go!

Vehicle Donation in Washington DC

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If you are located in Washington DC and are interested in the process of vehicle donation, you will be pleased to learn that there are great DC chapters of Goodwill Industries. These great charities will allow you to access all of the info and services that you need to donate your car to their vehicle donation programs.

In Washington DC there are a ton of people and cars. However there are also just as many people that are in need of a vehicle to get around and work. This is the reason that the vehicle donation programs are so important. It is also the reason that people who are willing to donate a vehicle are so important.

The good news is that the DC chapters that have implemented these programs have really made it easy for the average person. If you are wondering whether or not you will be able to donate a vehicle, there is a ton of info available. However, for the most part these charities will accept any vehicle no matter the condition that it is in. This is because cars that are not running will be auctioned off in order to raise money for a specific cause. Vehicles that are running, on the other hand, will be given to those that are in desperate need of a vehicle.

By donating to a vehicle donation program in Washington DC you will be helping the families that are in need of a car in order to live their daily life. This is the reason that so many different individuals have decided to donate their vehicle to a charitable program rather than other traditional methods such utilizing a salvage yard. By donating your vehicle you will be able to not only get rid of a vehicle that is taking up space and losing money but you will also be able to benefit those who truly need a vehicle. These are the reasons that so many different people have been utilizing the services offered through DC car donation programs.

Goodwill of Greater Washington Opens a New Book Store in Arlington, VA

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Goodwill of Greater Washington Opens a New Book Store in Arlington, VA

Some of the most popular items at Goodwill Retail Stores are books and books on tape. By opening a new bookstore within a store, Goodwill of Greater Washington believes it will be providing a service to its book customers who will now have a store dedicated to their shopping needs and will no longer have to bounce from store to store looking for inexpensive hard to find books.

The Book Nook will be located at the basement of the Goodwill Retail Store at 4717 Columbia Pike Arlington, VA.

To Read the full article:
http://www.dcgoodwill.org/news/bookstoremediarelease.pdf

To donate a vehicle to Goodwill of Greater Washington click here:
http://www.cars4goodwill.com or call 1-877-gwcars-9

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