Car donation in
New Jersey is easy!

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Does it run?
Have the title?

fast and free car donation

Fast and Free

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.

Tell us about your car

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

Schedule a free pickup

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

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.

Kimberly M.

Greenville, RI

Donated a 1997 Subaru Legacy

Wes J.

North Ogden, UT

Donated a 1994 Ford Aerostar

Adam S.

Bridgeview, IL

Donated a 2002 Pontiac Sunfire

Sherrill E.

Cutler Bay, FL

Donated a 2005 Kia Optima

Jacob M.

Loveland, CO

Donated a 2000 Ford Explorer

Alan D.

Red Oak, IA

Donated a 1995 Buick Park Avenue

Fred S.

West Hartford, CT

Donated a 1971 Lincoln Mark LT

Ilisha C.

Canton, MI

Donated a 2002 Chevrolet Malibu

Danny K.

Bellbrook, OH

Donated a 1984 Chevrolet C/K 10 Series

Dwight L.

Baton Rouge, LA

Donated a 2000 Ford Ranger

Donald B.

Bedford, TX

Donated a 1983 Honda Civic

Venila O.

Clayton, NC

Donated a 1997 Mercury Tracer

Daniel H.

Verona, WI

Donated a 1993 Toyota Paseo

Robert M.

Reno, NV

Donated a 2004 Dodge Grand Caravan

Daniel D.

Covina, CA

Donated a 1989 Buick LeSabre

Edward C.

Hancock, ME

Donated a 1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Traci D.

Brentwood, TN

Donated a 1995 Ford Windstar

Amy M.

Marlborough, MA

Donated a 2001 Nissan Sentra

Jessica D.

Dunellen, NJ

Donated a 1997 Volkswagen Golf

John O.

Southbury, CT

Donated a 1991 Nissan Sentra

Sandra W.

Dyer, IN

Donated a 1995 Pontiac Grand Prix

Mark T.

Taylorsville, UT

Donated a 2000 Mazda Protege

Julia L.

Saint Louis, MO

Donated a 1999 Ford Taurus

Tracy H.

Apache Junction, AZ

Donated a 1989 Mercury Cougar

Temitope O.

Jamaica, NY

Donated a 1997 Chrysler Town and Country

Jean R.

Awendaw, SC

Donated a 1999 Toyota Camry

Christine S.

Parker, CO

Donated a 1999 Chevrolet Lumina

Micky H.

Londonderry, NH

Donated a 1992 Suzuki Sidekick

Brent S.

Midlothian, VA

Donated a 2003 Chevrolet Impala

Steven P.

Mounds View, MN

Donated a 1998 Toyota Camry

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
New Jersey Title
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 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

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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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