LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR CARS FOR HOMES PROGRAM
Donate your vehicle to Cars for Homes, Habitat for Humanity’s car donation program, and help support our mission to build homes, communities and hope.
Make sure to select Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester as your affiliate! See a complete list of towns in our service area at the bottom of this page. Donating your car to Habitat for Humanity is quick and easy. When you donate your car or other vehicle, we turn it into cash that supports our local work in MetroWest and Greater Worcester. Start your donation online, or by calling our hotline 1-877-277-4344. We will come tow your vehicle for free! We accept almost all vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, farm equipment and construction equipment, whether they are running or not.
HEAR FROM OTHERS WHO HAVE DONATED THEIR VEHICLE!
“I have had this car since 2007 and have driven every one of the 210,000 miles. The car runs smoothly, but has muffler and brake problems. Since my wife no longer drives, we are going from two to one car. In discussing the donation with a friend, she recommended Habitat for Humanity” – Dick of North Grafton
“I donated my 2002 Ford Focus to the Vehicle Donation Program at Habitat for Humanity MWGW. It truly was easy—one phone call, then I mailed the title to the car to the program which was in Rhode Island. Once they received the title they emailed me a phone number to call to have the car picked up and a tow truck took the car away after a quick signature. That was it! Habitat was easy to donate with and they came promptly. It’s for a good cause.” – Joel C. of North Brookfield
“We had an extra van sitting in our driveway for months. A friend told me about the Habitat for Humanity MWGW vehicle donation program and figured I would look into it. The donation process was pleasant, quick, and something I would certainly do again. The best part is I know I made a donation to a great mission to build homes, communities and hope.” Mary S. of Northborough
FREQUENTLY ASKED CARS FOR HOMES QUESTIONS
WHY SHOULD I DONATE MY CAR TO HABITAT FOR HUMANITY?
Proceeds from the sale of your vehicle will support Habitat for Humanity and help local families and veterans who need a safe and affordable home.
Your vehicle donation may qualify for a tax deduction see below for more information. It’s fast and easy.
HOW DO I DONATE MY CAR IN THE METROWEST AND GREATER WORCESTER AREA IN MASSACHUSETTS?
Start your donation online by navigating to our donation wizard, or call our hotline: 1-877-277-4344.
Our team will ask about your vehicle, including the make, model, vehicle identification number (VIN) and current mileage.
When your vehicle is accepted, schedule a day and time for us to pick it up.
WHAT PAPERWORK DO I NEED TO DONATE MY CAR IN MASSACHUSETTS?
The State of Massachusetts will require a Certificate of Title in order to donate your car.
To complete your car donation, transfer your title by entering the name of the agency that processes our car donations, ADVANCED REMARKETING SERVICES in the buyer/purchaser field. Then, PRINT and SIGN your name in the seller/owner field EXACTLY as it appears at the top of the title.
HOW TO DONATE YOUR CAR
1. Go to our online donation wizard or call 1-877-277-4344.
2. Provide your vehicle information and contact information.
3. Schedule your car to be picked up.
WHAT KINDS OF VEHICLES CAN BE DONATED?
We accept almost all vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, boats, snowmobiles, farm equipment and construction equipment. If you want to donate your car or truck, please go to our donation wizard. If you want to donate any other type of vehicle, please call us at 1-877-277-4344.
WHEN MY VEHICLE IS SOLD, HOW MUCH OF THE MONEY GOES TO HABITAT?
Our partners at Advanced Remarketing Services return a higher percentage than any other vehicle processing entity. On a monthly basis, more than between 78% and 82% of the gross revenue generated from vehicle sales comes to Habitat for Humanity.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER MY VEHICLE IS PICKED UP?
Your vehicle will be sold on behalf of Habitat through a national network of auctions and direct buyers.
After the vehicle has been sold, you will receive an acknowledgement letter providing your vehicle sale information.
HOW DO I KNOW MY CAR IS IN GOOD HANDS ONCE IT’S BEEN PICKED UP?
All the auctions and direct buyers used by Habitat are licensed, insured and bonded in the states where they operate. By signing the title directly to Advanced Remarketing Services, you are legally transferring ownership of your vehicle to Habitat for Humanity.
When your title is received and your vehicle is picked up, you are no longer responsible for the vehicle.
ARE THERE TAX BENEFITS TO DONATING MY VEHICLE?
Find out more about car donation tax deductions.
WHAT HAPPENS TO DONATED CARS?
About half of our cars are sold to licensed dealers at wholesale auctions and are reused for transportation. The other half are typically transported to auto salvage yards where all reusable car parts, batteries, tires and fluids are removed. Vehicles that can be recycled are crushed, shredded and recycled into steel.
Recycling cars keeps a huge amount of steel out of landfills – enough to build nearly 45,000 steel-framed homes every year. The energy saved each year is enough to power approximately 18 million homes!
Habitat receives funds for each donated vehicle, although a car sold at auction generally generates more revenue than one that is recycled. Every donation makes a difference, and the families who need a safe and afforable home are extremely grateful for your help.
WHAT IF I HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?
We are happy to answer any other questions you may have. Please email your questions to email@example.com or call 1-877-277-4344.
MAKE SURE TO SELECT HABITAT FOR HUMANITY METROWEST/GREATER WORCESTER AS YOUR AFFILIATE!
Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester covers: Ashland, Auburn, Barre, Boylston, Brookfield, Charlton, Douglas, Dudley, East Brookfield, Framingham, Grafton, Holden, Holliston, Hopkinton, Leicester, Marlborough, Millbury, Natick, New Braintree, North Brookfield, Northbridge, Northborough, Oakham, Oxford, Paxton, Rutland, Sherborn, Shrewsbury, Southbridge, Southborough, Spencer, Sturbridge, Sudbury, Sutton, Upton, Uxbridge, Wayland, Webster, West Boylston, West Brookfield, Westborough and Worcester.
MORE QUESTIONS? WE’RE HAPPY TO HELP!
CALL OUR OFFICE AT 508-799-9259 EXT. 109 OR EMAIL AT OFFICE@HABITATMWGW.ORG