Does anyone know of any charities that will come to the house to pick up stuff? These are things we were going to sell at a garage sale but never got around to having the sale. I used to get a postcard every few months from an organization that helped disabled people and that offered to pick up our unused stuff, but that was a long time ago. Thanks. Rebecca
It's easy to donate a car to charity if all you want to do is get rid of it. Simply call a charity that accepts old vehicles, and it will tow your heap away.
New York, NY (December 17, 2013) – Getting mileage out of used cars by donating to charity may still be possible as 2013 winds down. The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), which has been running Kidney Cars, the oldest vehicle donation program in the nation for nearly three decades, offers some pointers for would-be car donors on current tax law* and charity selection.
Donate your car to charity and get a tax break. That popular radio and TV pitch seems enticing. But as the recently-announced car-donation investigation by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo shows, you need to watch out before giving up your car for a write-off. Otherwise, you might get scammed and could face serious tax pitfalls.
When former military personnel return to civilian life, they often face a whole new kind of hardship. After bravely sacrificing for our country, many struggle to find jobs. Some end up homeless. They can wind up overlooked and forgotten. That’s why choosing to make a vehicle donation is so important.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is all about research in action! With efforts addressing medical research and application, media interaction, wellness instruction and lifestyle management, JDRF engages families living with Type 1 Diabetes by providing support in multiple ways.
The biggest winner in the car donation process is usually the donor and not the charity recipient. But if you take your time, ignore the quick and easy television appeals, and find a reputable, high-performing charity that will make the most of your donation, then you can maximize the amount that actually gets to charity and minimizes your risk of an IRS audit.
The American Red Cross recently launched a vehicle donation program with Insurance Auto Auctions (IAA) that converts unneeded vehicles into Red Cross donations to help those in need. The program with IAA’s Donation Division is available to supporters in all 50 states.
KVIE is far more than television. In fact, we don't think of ourselves as being in the business of television. Our business, rather, is really about ideas, learning, arts and culture, and citizenship. Television is simply the means by which we deliver these resources to our community.