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Car Donation Illinois

Looking for an easy way to donate your car & get an easy tax advantage in the process?

My friend, you’ve come to the right place. At Kars4Kids, we make vehicle donations simple so that you don’t need to waste any time before going right back to cheering for the Cubs. Or the Cardinals.

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Free towing

Can we count you in for Easy and Cheap? Contact us and we’ll come tow your car, absolutely free of charge!

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Quick turnaround

We guarantee crazy fast pickup, sometimes even within 24 hours, so you can rest easy.

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Tax advantage

Write off your car! Donate your car and receive a tax deduction equal to the value of your vehicle.

How to donate your car in Illinois; A Breakdown

We can tell you everything in just four easy steps! Watch.

Cost: $0

What you need to donate: Provide us with basic info about your car

Time it takes: 2 minutes

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01Tell us about your car

Just give us a few details so we can get your donation underway. We accept all kinds of vehicles, in any condition!

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02Schedule a free pickup

With our experienced team of tow-truck drivers based all around Illinois, you can expect us quickly, sometimes even the same day. Mmhm.

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03Receive a tax write-off

Your tax deduction is based on the sale price of your car. We work hard to sell your car for the best price, which means more funds for charity and a bigger tax advantage for you. See Tax Deduction at a Glance to find out how much money you’ll earn on your car donation.

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04Help Kids + Pack for Vacation

And the best part of it all: Your donation helps fund Kars4Kids youth programs. Your donated car can change lives! As a 501(c)3 charity, when you donate to us, you’ll receive a tax receipt within 2-4 weeks. And you’ll get a vacation voucher for a 3-day, 2-night hotel stay! Pretty sweet deal, huh?

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700,000+ donors trust us with their car.

Recent Illinois donations

  • Donated 2002  BMW X5 by Brad S
    2002 BMW X5 by Brad S .
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  • Donated 2009  Ford Fusion by Kay P
    2009 Ford Fusion by Kay P .
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  • Donated 2009  Dodge Journey by Marc R
    2009 Dodge Journey by Marc R .
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  • Donated 2006  Pontiac G6 by William L
    2006 Pontiac G6 by William L .
    9 Days ago
  • Donated 2010  Volkswagen Routan by Scott W
    2010 Volkswagen Routan by Scott W .
    10 Days ago
  • Donated 2004  Lincoln Aviator by Ingrid K
    2004 Lincoln Aviator by Ingrid K .
    11 Days ago
  • Donated 2005  Mazda MAZDA3 by Mark F
    2005 Mazda MAZDA3 by Mark F .
    12 Days ago
  • Donated 2005  Mazda MAZDA3 by Mark F
    2005 Mazda MAZDA3 by Mark F .
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  • Donated 2004  Chevrolet Colorado by Joshua R
    2004 Chevrolet Colorado by Joshua R .
    12 Days ago
  • Donated 2008  Honda Accord by Jeffrey G
    2008 Honda Accord by Jeffrey G .
    12 Days ago
  • Donated 2004  Jeep Liberty by George P
    2004 Jeep Liberty by George P .
    12 Days ago
  • Donated 2009  Chevrolet Impala by Karen V
    2009 Chevrolet Impala by Karen V .
    12 Days ago
  • Donated 2002  Honda Civic by Thomas L
    2002 Honda Civic by Thomas L .
    12 Days ago
  • Donated 2002  Ford Escape by Angel Caban - M
    2002 Ford Escape by Angel Caban - M .
    12 Days ago
  • Donated 1998  Toyota Avalon by Mujahid K
    1998 Toyota Avalon by Mujahid K .
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  • Donated 2005  Honda Civic by Oscar T
    2005 Honda Civic by Oscar T .
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Your Illinois car donation helps

When you donate your car to Kars4Kids, the top car donation program, your used car benefits this national charity and its thousands of beneficiaries.

There’s a reason donors in Illinois and throughout the U.S. consider Kars4Kids the best place to donate a car.

We fund educational, developmental, and recreational programs for youth around the country; and now, you can too. When you donate your car to our charity, you help us with our goal of fostering a generation of well-balanced, productive adults.

Sounds like something you want in on? Click the button below to start the easy process.

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Education Programs

Through year-round educational youth development and mentoring programs for children and their families, Kars4Kids helps thousands of children develop into productive members of their community. Learn more about what we do and see our charity programs here.

Kars4Kids Grants

Illinois? We love it. Many Illinois charities have been helped through our Kars4Kids’ grant program. Donate your car and help fund your local community organizations.

Donor Testimonials

We get it. You don’t want to take our word for it. Hey, that’s cool. Kars4Kids has thousands of satisfied donors who can vouch for us.

Paul K.
Paul K.
Palatine, IL
Done in a matter of minutes 5

Everything went very well. The tow truck was here when promised, and the operator was very polite. The whole thing was done in a matter of minutes! I will donate another car to Kars4Kids when that time comes.

I donated my 1995 Ford Probe
Mario M.
Mario M.
Streamwood, IL
Very helpful and on time 5

Very helpful on time and the driver was so kind and great tue and I'm so glad we could help out kids in need god bless :)

I donated my 1990 Cadillac Eldorado
Susan K.
Susan K.
Oakwood Hills, IL
I like that the Jeep went to good use in. . . 5

This experience was awesome. I had trouble selling our old Jeep. Kars4Kids was able to help us get rid of our vehicle. The tow truck representative that came was extremely friendly and nice. Time arranged was right on schedule. I like that the Jeep w. . .

I donated my 1996 Jeep Cherokee
Louis G.
Louis G.
McHenry, IL
I didn't even have to be home when t. . . 5

The whole experience went smoothly. I didn't even have to be home when they picked up the car. I went to work on the appointed day, and when I arrived home, the car was gone.

I donated my 1993 Honda Accord

Frequently Asked Questions

Find helpful tips for your best car donation experience. For a full list of frequently asked questions check out our faq section

Our Areas of Service

We pick up from all over IL.

  • Abingdon
  • Albion
  • Aledo
  • Altamont
  • Alton
  • Amboy
  • Anna
  • Arcola
  • Ashley
  • Assumption
  • Athens
  • Atlanta
  • Auburn
  • Aurora
  • Ava
  • Barry
  • Batavia
  • Beardstown
  • Belleville
  • Belvidere
  • Benld
  • Benton
  • Berwyn
  • Bloomington
  • Blue Island
  • Braidwood
  • Breese
  • Bridgeport
  • Brookport
  • Bunker Hill

  • Burbank
  • Bushnell
  • Byron
  • Cairo
  • Calumet City
  • Canton
  • Carbondale
  • Carlinville
  • Carlyle
  • Carmi
  • Carrollton
  • Carterville
  • Carthage
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  • Centreville
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  • Chester
  • Chicago
  • Chillicothe
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  • Colona
  • Columbia

  • Country Club Hills
  • Countryside
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  • Crystal Lake
  • Cuba
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  • Danville
  • Darien
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  • DeKalb
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  • Des Plaines
  • Dixon
  • Du Quoin
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  • East St. Louis
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  • Effingham
  • Eldorado
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  • El Paso
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  • Evanston
  • Fairbury

  • Fairfield
  • Fairview Heights
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  • Georgetown
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  • Girard
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  • Lanark
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  • Lawrenceville
  • Lebanon
  • Leland Grove
  • Le Roy

  • Lewistown
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  • Lincoln
  • Litchfield
  • Lockport
  • Loves Park
  • McHenry
  • McLeansboro
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  • Madison
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  • Marseilles
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  • Mason City
  • Mattoon
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  • Metropolis
  • Minonk
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  • Morris

  • Morrison
  • Mound City
  • Mounds
  • Mount Carmel
  • Mount Carroll
  • Mount Olive
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  • Mount Sterling
  • Mount Vernon
  • Murphysboro
  • Naperville
  • Nashville
  • Nason
  • Nauvoo
  • Neoga
  • New Boston
  • Newman
  • Newton
  • Nokomis
  • North Chicago
  • Northlake
  • Oakbrook Terrace
  • Oak Forest
  • Oakland
  • O'Fallon
  • Oglesby
  • Olney
  • Oneida
  • Oregon
  • Orient

  • Ottawa
  • Palos Heights
  • Palos Hills
  • Pana
  • Paris
  • Park City
  • Park Ridge
  • Paxton
  • Pekin
  • Peoria
  • Peru
  • Petersburg
  • Pinckneyville
  • Pittsfield
  • Plano
  • Polo
  • Pontiac
  • Princeton
  • Prophetstown
  • Prospect Heights
  • Quincy
  • Red Bud
  • Robinson
  • Rochelle
  • Rock Falls
  • Rockford
  • Rock Island
  • Rolling Meadows
  • Roodhouse
  • Rosiclare

  • Rushville
  • St. Charles
  • St. Elmo
  • St. Francisville
  • Salem
  • Sandwich
  • Savanna
  • Sesser
  • Shawneetown
  • Shelbyville
  • Silvis
  • South Beloit
  • Sparta
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  • Spring Valley
  • Staunton
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  • Streator
  • Sullivan
  • Sumner
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  • Taylorville
  • Toluca
  • Toulon
  • Trenton
  • Troy
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  • Urbana
  • Vandalia
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  • Vienna
  • Villa Grove
  • Virden
  • Virginia
  • Wamac
  • Warrenville
  • Warsaw
  • Washington
  • Waterloo
  • Watseka
  • Waukegan
  • Waverly
  • Wenona
  • West Chicago
  • West Frankfort
  • West Peoria
  • Wheaton
  • White Hall
  • Wilmington
  • Winchester
  • Windsor
  • Witt
  • Wood Dale
  • Wood River
  • Woodstock
  • Wyoming
  • Yorkville
  • Zeigler

We cover the entire IL

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Financial disclosure: Kars4Kids is exempt from tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and qualifies for the maximum charitable contribution deduction by donors. Our Federal Identification Number is 22-374-6050.Financial information may be obtained directly from your state agency.

Any information on this page related to state laws and title requirements is correct to the best of our knowledge. But because this kind of information is liable to change, please check with your local motor vehicle authority for current guidelines and requirements.

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