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fast and free car donation

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When you donate a car in NJ 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 New Jersey.

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 New Jersey 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.

Kyle M.

New Jersey, NJ

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Garth F.

Jersey City, NJ

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David L.

Dayton, NJ

Donated a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire

Ramchand D.

Boonton, NJ

Donated a 1997 Toyota Corolla

John M.

Middlesex, NJ

Donated a 1990 Mazda MX-6

Myrna S.

Elizabeth, NJ

Donated a 2003 Kia Spectra

Earl M.

Chester, NJ

Donated a 1997 Chevrolet Lumina

Andrew M.

Hopewell, NJ

Donated a 2000 GMC Jimmy

Rose L.

Belleville, NJ

Donated a 1996 Ford Mustang

Andrew L.

Columbia, NJ

Donated a 2004 Mazda MPV

Raphael B.

North Plainfield, NJ

Donated a 2000 Honda Civic

Zachary L.

South Orange, NJ

Donated a 2002 Kia Rio

Elterica H.

Vineland, NJ

Donated a 2001 Chrysler Sebring

Joao P.

Secaucus, NJ

Donated a 1998 Mercury Grand Marquis

Jong L.

Montvale, NJ

Donated a 2000 Plymouth Neon

Stanley W.

Brick, NJ

Donated a 2001 Nissan Xterra

Justin P.

Runnemede, NJ

Donated a 2003 Chevrolet S-10

Denise S.

Wanaque, NJ

Donated a 2005 Ford Escape

Alison H.

Neptune, NJ

Donated a 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

Juan P.

Pleasantville, NJ

Donated a 1999 Ford Windstar

Edward B.

Iselin, NJ

Donated a 2000 Toyota Camry

Domenico B.

Westfield, NJ

Donated a 2003 Saturn L-Series

James Z.

Piscataway, NJ

Donated a 1994 Ford Econoline Wagon

Michelle P.

Carteret, NJ

Donated a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Maynor P.

Elizabeth, NJ

Donated a 1992 Toyota Corolla

Lenin P.

Weehawken, NJ

Donated a 1993 Ford Taurus

Lutgardo R.

Clifton, NJ

Donated a 1997 Nissan Pathfinder

Ash A.

Keansburg, NJ

Donated a 2002 Honda Accord

Ann M.

Neptune, NJ

Donated a 1990 Cadillac Eldorado

Barbara A.

Hoboken, NJ

Donated a 1997 Jeep Wrangler

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 New Jersey charities we’ve supported with a small grant.

Learning Ally, Inc., NJ Kars4kids Grants


The Learning Ally is helping to solve the literacy problem through early detection and proven accommodations for struggling readers.


Don’t Hide It Flaunt It helps children proudly do whatever it is they want to do, no matter their visible or invisible differences.


One Simple Wish offers an innovative wish-granting platform so anyone can send some love to a foster child to let them know you care.

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 New Jersey . 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 : Atlantic, Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren
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The sample title document to the left of this paragraph has a blue 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 NJ title questions.
Transferring ownership of your car when you donate it in New Jersey is as simple as 1. remove license plates 2. return plates to the DMV or transfer them to another vehicle 3. cancel your insurance. For more detailed information and answers to all your questions about this process, see our New Jersey titles knowledgebase.
Visit http://www.state.nj.us/mvc/ 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:
Complete an application for a duplicate title. The application can be dropped off at your local DMV or mailed to:
State of New Jersey
Motor Vehicle Commission
Special Services
P.O. Box 017
Trenton, New Jersey 08666-001

For additional info visit: http://www.nj.gov/mvc/Vehicle/LostStolen.htm

Recent car donations in New Jersey

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Kars4kids Car Donation
308 2nd Street
Hackensack, NJ 07601
201-633-9668

Hours of Operation
24 hours a day

Areas of service
Fun Fact! Alan F. of Elizabeth, N.J.‘s 1983 Oldsmobile had the distinction of becoming the first car ever donated to Kars4Kids.

* 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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