Sunday, 27 September 2020

Vehicle Donation

Vehicle Donation

The Arc of the U.S. vehicle donation program supports The Arc of Schuyler's efforts in ensuring that people with developmental disabilities enjoy full participation in the community and are granted the same respect, equality, and security as every member of our community.

  • Free towing whether your vehicle is running or not.
  • You can donate your automobile from anywhere in the country
  • Eliminates the hassle of repairing, advertising and selling your car
  • Potential IRS tax deduction
  • Supports The Arc’s vision for a world where people with developmental disabilities are fully included – your donation directly supports our advocacy, programs, and services
How to Donate

The Arc of the U.S. accepts cars, vans, trucks, boats with a trailer, and recreational vehicles online 7 days a week, 24 hours a day by completing the online donation form. Under the "I would like the proceeds of the sale of my vehicle to benefit:" section of this form, be sure to select: NY Arc of Schuyler.

If you prefer to speak with a person, call (877) 272-2270. Operators at this number can assist you in the process of donating your vehicle and answering your questions.

When you call to make the vehicle donation, you must provide the year, make and model of your vehicle, general condition, vehicle identification number, and have the title lien in hand.

The Arc of the U.S. will take care of the rest and arrange a convenient time for free auto towing. Your tax form will be mailed to you as a “Non-Cash Charitable Contributions" within four to six weeks.

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday: 8 AM – 8 PM
Friday: 8 AM – 7 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 7 PM
Sunday: Closed

Online Vehicle Submission Form

Please complete this simple on-line form for the fastest and easiest way to donate your car. It takes only a couple of minutes to complete and your car donation will be processed immediately.

Once you hit the "Submit" button, you will receive email notification and a local towing agency will call you within 24 hours to make any towing arrangements.

The Arc of the U.S. and The Arc of Schuyler value your personal privacy and will NOT sell, loan, or give your personal information to a third party company except for the sole purpose of processing your car donation.

In order to complete the following, you must have your original vehicle title and, if applicable, lien release.

How to Maximize Your Tax Deduction

Vehicle donations made to a charitable nonprofit organization are tax-deductible.The best practice is to consult with a tax professional on how to maximize your tax deduction since every car donation and tax situation is unique.

In general, the IRS limits the tax deduction to the gross proceeds from the sale of the car, truck, or other vehicle.

Charitable contributions must be itemized on Schedule A of Form 1040 to qualify.If the total deduction claimed on the tax return exceeds $500, Form 8283 "Non-cash Charitable Contributions" must also be completed and attached.

To learn more about what a donors' responsibilities are prior to making a car donation, please consult the "Donors Guide to Vehicle Donations" found in IRS Publication 4303.


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Donate by Mail: Please make checks payable to The Arc of Schuyler, and mail to: The Arc of Schuyler, 203 12th St., Watkins Glen, NY 14891

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