Donate Your Vehicle Today

Donate cars to Sound of Hope Media Group. Fast Pick-Up, FREE Towing, Tax Deduction, Save Time and Hassle FREE. Sound of Hope Media Group, the only Chinese-language Public Radio/TV Station. All donations will be used for media operation and program productions.
Donating a Car is Fast & Free
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Takes 2 minutes to enter the information below and we will contact you shortly. You can also call 855-578-0099.

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Fast, Free Pickup

Your car donation can be picked up within 48 hours.

Save Money

If your car sells for more than $500 your receipt will be for the sale price.

Peace of Mind

You don't need to worry about selling the car, insurance, SMOG, and repairing.

Support Public Radio

Your donation supports Sound of Hope Radio Network.

Donate Easy Steps 1-2-3

1. Fill out the form or call us

You can fill out the online form or call us at 855-578-0099.

2. Make An Appointment

We will call you to set up an appointment.

3. Paperwork and Receipt

We meet and process the donation.

Donate Car to SOH

Save Money On Your Taxes

Why Donate Car to Sound of Hope Radio Network?

Fast and Hassle-Free

Just a phone call away. We will help you to process all documentations. You don't need to worry about selling the car, insurance, SMOG, repairing and all related hassles.

Save Money On Your Taxes

If your car sells for more than $500, we will issue IRS1098C for the sale price. Otherwise, IRS allows to claim the fair market value of the car, up to $500 with our donation receipt.

Maximize Your Beloved Car's Value

We will try our best to repair your car so that it can continue to function.

Support Public Radio Programs

All donations will be used for radio operation and program production. You do not need to worry about repairing and selling the old car. You can also get tax reduction and save money.

Car Donation FAQ

My car is not running. Can I still donate it?

Sure! We’ll accept almost all car donations, regardless of condition. It’s easy to donate online or by calling us at 855-578-0099.

Can I donate a vehicle that hasn’t run in years?

Yes! We accept vehicles nationwide in any condition, running or not.

Can I donate my car if it didn’t pass the SMOG test?

We’ll be happy to accept your car donation even if it failed the SMOG test.

Can I donate an abandoned car?

Unfortunately we cannot accept abandoned cars. Contact the local police to list the vehicle as abandoned or find out if a local junkyard can pick up the car.

Can I donate a car whose owner passed away?

It depends. We can accept the car if you have a copy of the death certificate and documentation that you are the official inheritor of the deceased’s belongings.

Is my donation tax deductible?

Donations to SOH Radio Network are tax deductible, we will offer you tax deduction paperwork.

How long does it take to get my vehicle picked up?

The same day you provide our donations representative with your information, we will contact our towing service which will phone you within 24 business hours to establish a convenient time to pick up your vehicle. If you need to have your car picked up right away, in most instances, we are able to accommodate you. Just explain the situation to our donation representative.

Do I have to be home when you pick up my car?

No! Just remove all personal belongings from the car and leave the keys and title in the glove compartment.

What should I do with my license plate after I donate my car?

In most states, you should remove the license plates once the tower arrives and return them to the DMV. However, in the following states, the license plates can remain on the car: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Minnesota. In the states of Arizona, California, Illinois, Minnesota and Washington, you must also turn in a release of liability to the DMV. In Washington, Illinois and Minnesota, this form is called a Report of Sale. In Alaska and Hawaii, you need to complete and return a Notice of Vehicle Sale, the transfer form that is attached to the bottom of your title.

How much will I receive as a tax deduction for my used car?

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 the sale price is more than $500.

How do you determine the value of my car?

Our experienced team evaluates each car to determine how to get the best sale price for it. We take into account many factors, including year, make/model, mileage and local market conditions. It is in our mutual best interest to sell your car for the most we can.

When will I receive my tax receipt?

You should receive your tax-deductible receipt in the mail within 2-4 weeks of donating. You’ll also receive a temporary receipt at the time of pickup.

Is Sound of Hope a non-profit organization?

Yes, Sound of Hope Radio Network is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation (FED ID# 72-1562499).

What do I need to provide when donating my car?

Title and keys.

What will happen to my car after it is donated?

We will sell your car for the maximum profit possible. The proceeds of the vehicle’s sale will benefit radio station and you’ll receive a tax-deductible receipt in the amount the car sold for.

Is there any expense involved on my part, like towing charges?

No. There is absolutely no charge for donation processing or pickup.

What will I receive at the time of pickup?

You will receive a temporary receipt from the towing company at the time of pickup. It will have all of your car’s information along with our name and phone number. You just have to notify us once the car is picked up and we will mail the tax-deductible receipt to you along with the hotel voucher.

How quickly can you pick up my car?

We can usually arrange to have your car picked up as quickly as necessary. A local towing company will be in touch to schedule a pickup a few business hours after you contact us. Pickup is usually scheduled for a day or two later, but if you need your car pickup up sooner than that, we’ll do our best to accommodate.

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