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When you donate a car in MD we’ll pick it up for free, and often within 24 hours.

save on taxes when donating your car

Save $$$ on Taxes

Get a tax deduction for the fair market value of the car - up to $500, or the price we sell the car for.

Help kids by donating your car

Help Kids

Your donation supports the youth & educational programs of nonprofit Kars4Kids & our sister charity Oorah.

How to donate a car in Maryland.

1
Tell us about your car

Take 2 minutes to fill out a donation form - online or over the phone.

2
Schedule a free pickup

We’ll call you within 24 hours to arrange a convenient pickup time for your vehicle donation.

3
You are done!

Within 2-4 weeks you receive a tax deductible receipt and vacation voucher.

Why our Maryland donors think we're the best place to donate a car.

Our car donation program was rated 4.9/5. Read more of our 24,830 online reviews.

Reginald G.

Silver Spring, MD

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Amy D.

Germantown, MD

Donated a 2002 Mitsubishi Lancer

William R.

Parkton, MD

Donated a 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190-Class

Mike D.

Elkridge, MD

Donated a 1995 Dodge Intrepid

Atthapol G.

Jessup, MD

Donated a 1993 Subaru Legacy

Kerry F.

Rockville, MD

Donated a 2002 Chevrolet Prizm

Laimute L.

Baldwin, MD

Donated a 1997 Chevrolet Blazer

Letitia N.

Denton, MD

Donated a 2000 Isuzu Rodeo

Thomas C.

Mechanicsville, MD

Donated a 1996 Ford F-150

Lorita B.

Germantown, MD

Donated a 1991 Honda Accord

Chaudhry S.

Columbia, MD

Donated a 1996 Toyota Camry

Rosebelle Y.

Ellicott City, MD

Donated a 1996 Honda Civic

David G.

Owings Mills, MD

Donated a 2005 Buick Terraza

linda s.

Elkton, MD

Donated a 2003 Saturn VUE

Neal C.

Crofton, MD

Donated a 1996 Buick LeSabre

Benjamin M.

Bowie, MD

Donated a 1999 Dodge Durango

Shashikiran R.

Rockville, MD

Donated a 1997 Volkswagen Golf

Cindy G.

East New Market, MD

Donated a 1997 Saturn S-Series

Sean S.

Glen Burnie, MD

Donated a 1994 Mercury Grand Marquis

Franklin T.

Chester, MD

Donated a 1991 Ford

Glenna H.

Middle River, MD

Donated a 1997 Ford Windstar

Judith B.

Mount Airy, MD

Donated a 2003 Kia Rio

Judith B.

Mount Airy, MD

Donated a 1996 Honda Civic

Andrew Z.

Columbia, MD

Donated a 1992 Chrysler Le Baron

David H.

Pikesville, MD

Donated a 1995 Honda Civic del Sol

Margaret B.

Abingdon, MD

Donated a 1999 Toyota Corolla

Barry F.

Reisterstown, MD

Donated a 2007 Jeep Commander

Sabbir S.

Bel Air, MD

Donated a 2001 Honda Civic

Charlene L.

Westminster, MD

Donated a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Lindsay K.

Accokeek, MD

Donated a 2000 Ford Explorer

Kars4Kids gold rated seal on GuideStar charity ratings
Kars4Kids top rated charity on GreatNonprofits charity ratings

Your car donation directly helps kids

Kars4Kids is a registered Jewish nonprofit providing educational, social and mentoring support to kids across North America. See how
These are some of our favorite Maryland charities we’ve supported with a small grant.

STEM & Buds, MD Kars4kids Grants


STEM & Buds, founded by high school students, mentors children to dare to delve into STEM, removing barriers to low-income students.


So What Else empowers disenfranchised children from low-income neighborhoods through volunteer work and hands-on educational projects.


The Fire Museum of Maryland teaches children all about the history and art of fighting fires, and engages them in hands-on projects.

Our matching gift sponsors

Your questions, answered.

Read all our faq's.

The amount you can claim from the IRS as a tax deduction depends on the category applicable to you:
The IRS allows you to claim a tax deduction of:
a) The value of your vehicle up to $500. It is up to the donor to determine the fair market value.
b) The amount we sell your vehicle for - if it is more than $500.

Kars4kids is a classified 501(c)(3) charity organization. You can check with your tax advisor or accountant to determine the amount of your benefit. The deduction is of value only if the donor itemizes his or her deductions. For a more detailed overview the IRS publishes a Donors Guide to Car Donation.
Kars4Kids accepts donations of virtually all kinds of vehicles, including but not limited to: car, snow plow, boat, bus, jet ski, truck, airplane, van, trailer, motorcycle, ATV, tractor, commercial, fleet and RV (motor home) donations. Sorry, no kids.
We can usually pick up a vehicle without a title in Maryland . We just need the registered owner to sign some paperwork for us.

In the following counties, you’ll just need to provide proof of ownership such as copy of registration or insurance card : Cecil
Maryland Title
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The sample title document to the left of this paragraph has a red arrow. Sign where the arrow appears using the name listed on the front page of your car title. The signed title should be placed in the glove compartment at the time your vehicle is picked up.

Find answers to all your MD title questions.
1. Remove all plates
All plates must be removed from your car prior to towing.

2. Return your plates to the DMV
License plates can be mailed to the DMV or dropped off in person.

Drop your plates off in person.
There are 3 ways you can drop off your plates:
A) Return them in person to any MVA branch office, including express offices.
B) Return them to any MVA authorized tag and title service.
C) Drop them in one of the MVA license plate return drop boxes. Currently, drop boxes with 24 hour access are located at the Baltimore City, Columbia, Gaithersburg, Glen Burnie, and Salisbury offices.  Drop boxes are available during normal business hours at the Essex and Waldorf offices.  

Or mail the plates to:
MVA CRTR
6601 Ritchie Highway, N.E.
Glen Burnie, MD 21062
Sending them by certified mail with return receipt requested is recommended. Note: When you return the license plates, always include your registration card.

3. Cancel your insurance
Cancel your insurance after your car has been towed.
WARNING: Do not cancel your insurance until you are sure that the MVA has received your license plates. Failure to do so could result in a large fine. There is no fee for returning license plates.

Visit http://www.mva.maryland.gov/ for more information on your state car donation laws.
In almost all scenarios Kars4kids will apply for the new title for you. We'll handle all the paperwork and pay the title fees too.
If you'd prefer you may apply for a new title on your own. Here's how:
Online
Visit the MVA's website at www.mva.maryland.gov.

KIOSK
The KIOSK is located in all full service and Express Service MVA's.

At a tag and title service licensed by the MVA
You'll be required to submit a copy of your valid state issued identification and complete an Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title (VR-018)

In Person
Visit a local branch office. The request must include a completed Application for Duplicate Certificate of Title that has been signed by all vehicle owners. The duplicate title will be mailed the next business day to the address on record with the MVA.

For additional details visit: http://www.mva.maryland.gov/About-MVA/INFO/27300/27300-11T.htm

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Hours of Operation
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Areas of service
  • Aberdeen
  • Abingdon
  • Adamstown
  • Annapolis
  • Ashton
  • Baltimore
  • Bel Air
  • Beltsville
  • Berlin
  • Berwyn
  • Bethesda
  • Bladensburg
  • Bowie
  • Brandywine
  • Brunswick
  • Burkittsville
  • Burtonsville
  • Cambridge
  • Cape St. Claire
  • Catonsville
  • Centreville
  • Chesapeake City
  • Chestertown
  • Cheverly
  • Chevy Chase
  • Chevy Chase Village
  • Clinton
  • College Park
  • Columbia
  • Crisfield
  • Crofton
  • Cumberland
  • Damascus
  • Darnestown
  • Deal Island
  • Deep Creek Lake
  • Delmar
  • Denton
  • District Heights
  • Dundalk
  • Easton
  • Eldersburg
  • Elkton
  • Ellicott City
  • Emmitsburg
  • Essex
  • Fallston
  • Federalsburg
  • Frederick
  • Friendship
  • Frostburg
  • Fruitland
  • Fulton
  • Gaithersburg
  • Garrett Park
  • Germantown
  • Glen Burnie
  • Glen Echo
  • Glenmont
  • Grantsville
  • Greenbelt
  • Hagerstown
  • Hampstead
  • Hancock
  • Havre de Grace
  • Hyattsville
  • Indian Head
  • Kennedyville
  • Kensington
  • La Plata
  • Landover Hills
  • Laurel
  • Leonardtown
  • Lexington Park
  • Linthicum
  • Manchester
  • Middletown
  • Mitchellville
  • Montgomery
  • Mount Airy
  • Myersville
  • NaMDemoy
  • New Carrollton
  • New market
  • New Windsor
  • North Beach
  • North Chevy Chase
  • Oakland
  • Ocean City
  • Ocean Pines
  • Olney
  • Owings Mills
  • Oxford
  • Oxon Hill
  • Parkton
  • Perry Hall
  • Perryville
  • Phoenix
  • Pikesville
  • Pocomoke City
  • Point of Rocks
  • Poolesville
  • Potomac
  • Preston
  • Princess Anne
  • Reisterstown
  • Ridgely
  • Rising Sun
  • Riverdale Park
  • Rock Hall
  • Rockville
  • Rose Haven
  • Salisbury
  • Severna Park
  • Sharptown
  • Sherwood Forest
  • Silver Spring
  • Smithsburg
  • Snow Hill
  • Solomons
  • Somerset
  • St. Charles
  • St. Mary's City
  • St. Michael's
  • Sykesville
  • Takoma Park
  • Taneytown
  • Tilghman
  • Towson
  • Trappe
  • Union Bridge
  • University Park
  • Upper Marlboro
  • Waldorf
  • Washington DC
  • Westminster
  • Wheaton
Fun Fact! The typical RV owner is 49, married, and a homeowner with an annual household income of $68,000. Of course, Kars4Kids has no idea how close Henry of Pikesville, MD comes to this average profile, but the fact that he donated his RV to help kids means he‘s ABOVE average in our eyes.

* 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.

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.

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