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Cars for Homes


Donate a vehicle to Cars for Homes - Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley’s car donation program - to help support local families.

Your car donation is one more way that you can support our work in Oakland, Bay Point, Richmond, Walnut Creek, San Jose, Silicon Valley, and across the East Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our car donation program makes it quick and easy to get rid of your car. And, your donation may also be tax deduction.

We accept cars, trucks, RV’s, vans, SUV’s, boats, and motorcycles, whether they are running or not. Towing is free!

Frequently Asked Questions


Why should I donate my car to Habitat for Humanity?

  • All net proceeds from the sale of your vehicle will support Habitat for Humanity and help local families here in our communities.
  • Your vehicle donation may qualify for a tax deduction.
  • It’s fast and easy. Learn more about how vehicle donations work.

How do I donate my car in the San Francisco Bay Area?

You can donate your car in 3 easy steps:

  1. Start your donation online by navigating to our donation wizard, or call our hotline: 1-877-277-4344
  2. Our team will ask about your vehicle, including the make, model, vehicle identification number (VIN), and current mileage.
  3. When your vehicle is accepted, schedule a day and time for us to pick it up.

What paperwork do I need to donate my car in California?

California will require a Certificate of Title in order to donate your car.

To complete your car donation, transfer your title by entering the name of the agency that processes our car donations, ADVANCED REMARKETING SERVICES, in the buyer/purchaser field. Then, PRINT and SIGN your name in the seller/owner field EXACTLY as it appears at the top of the title.

To donate a car, truck, boat, or RV to Cars for Homes™ - Habitat’s official car donation program - call (877) 277-4344 toll free, or learn more about car donation at Carsforhomes.org. It’s a convenient way to support Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley and create more space in your driveway!

To donate a car, truck, boat, or RV to Cars for Homes™ - Habitat’s official car donation program - call (877) 277-4344 toll free, or learn more about car donation at Carsforhomes.org. It’s a convenient way to support Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley and create more space in your driveway!
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“Homeownership is important for my family because moving around is difficult with small children, and my kids need a stable, secure place to live.”

Bianca, Habitat Homeowner

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