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Charity Cars, Inc.

Rating: 4.88 stars   681 reviews 12,755

Nonprofit Issues:

Human Services

Address:

407 Wekiva Springs Road #201 Longwood FL 32779 USA

Mission:

Established in 1996, The Original 1-800-Charity Cars, www.800CharityCars.org (DBA: Free Charity Cars), is a 501(C) (3) non-profit charity with its stated mission “To engage in activities that will uplift humanity”. The organization’s main focus is to provide free donated vehicles to struggling families to assist them in their transition from dependency to self-sufficiency.

Results:

Considered the pioneers of the free car-ownership concept, the Original1-800-Charity Cars operates the largest free non-profit car-donation / distribution program in the nation and has awarded over 4500 free vehicles nationwide. The award-winning program has received an avalanche of local and national publicity being featured on shows such as Oprah, Montel, Good Morning America, Two Guys Garage, and CBS Morning News. Articles about this one-of-a-kind organization have appeared in the Non-Profit Times, the Chronicle of Philanthropy, People Magazine and a host of other publications across America. Among its many awards, the organization is honored to be a past winner of the prestigious Walt Disney World Outstanding Community Service Award.

Target demographics:

Our clients include: Victims of domestic violence , Medically needy, Victims of natural disasters, Families transitioning from public assistance to work, Families living in transitional living shelters, The working poor, Non-profits, & Military Families

Direct beneficiaries per year:

From 9/11 thru 9/13 we provided 485 struggling families with the gift of a vehicle. We also gave a 32 foot Motorhome on Extreme Makeover Home Edition in 2012 to Help Tornado Victims in Joplin, Missouri

Geographic areas served:

We service the entire United States Of America.

Programs:

The Original 1-800-Charity Cars portfolio of charitable projects includes: www.800CharityCars.org - Vehicle donation website www.FreeCharityCars.org – Free car distribution / social networking website www.1-877-Charity.org – America’s only free car-donation processing service for other charities. 100% of the direct net sales proceeds from each donated vehicle are conveyed to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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1-800-242-7489
http://www.800charitycars.org

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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

i am commenting for the second time today.because now i ve read other peoples stories and how this org. really helps needy people and makes them happy.when i get my check i will make a small donation.i applied today im just looking over comments

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I came to work and pay college money.. And study USA colleges. I have worked 4 months and almost all money gave to my debt.. All my friends have car and they working delivery man.. Study and work, pay college money dificult.. So i want work delivery man it a little easy and i will have a lot free times..and i want study these times.. About 3,4 years i have been wishing to have own car.. Any car.. God will help me Inshaallah thank you

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

Im a single dad raising 3 kids that I have full custody of im having a hard time finding work because I cant get a car

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I'm so glad their are organizations willing to help single moms as well as others in need as well. It gives hope and faith that good things can and do happy from people who truly care and enjoy making dreams come true everyday

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

Free Charity Cars is a nonprofit organization that truly cares about the people who come to them for assistance. The FCC staff works hard to maintain the site and to procure vehicles which can be given to their members who are in need. The service is totally free and non-discriminating. Of course recipients situation is verified before they receive a vehicle. This is part of the many tasks undertaken by the FCC staff. Along with helping persons who are less fortunate to obtain much needed transportation it helps the persons the opportunity to find some comfort in knowing that they are not alone in their plight. It provides the applicants with the opportunity to share their situation with the many others of like situations. The site provides the opportunity to interact with others if they want to give and to receive moral support. There is a feeling of purpose by helping others. It is therapeutic and many friendships are formed. FCC is truly a needed organization. Thanks to all

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

Free Charity Cars is a nonprofit like no others. Those who do not have financial resources to buy transportation for various reasons have hope that with a little time and effort every day, their lives can change. No tricks, no purchase required. It also serves as a reminder to all of us that have need that there are many others out there in the same boat, some who make our problems seem less devastating. They rely on the applicants themselves to promote the charity, a very novel and smart business approach. Very well done, FCC!! Jem5456. #ofcc

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

None!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

A lot

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2016

 
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Rating: 1 stars  

3 people found this review helpful

Free Charity Ceers is a Professional organization that helps people to become independent and builds their self esteem. The FCC has enlightened. So many people. The staff doesn't get enough credit for everthing that they do.

Susan Eader (Bamablue)

 
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3 people found this review helpful

Charity Cars, Inc. is the best non-profit Organization EVER. The organization’s main focus is to provide free donated vehicles to struggling families to assist them in their transition from dependency to self-sufficiency.
Their mission is “To engage in activities that will uplift humanity”. Struggling families nationwide apply for a free charity car at the organization’s car distribution website www.FreeCharityCars.org. The website was designed to make the process of choosing who receives a free vehicle as fair as possible by providing a forum where individuals can engage the public and pro-actively pursue their dream of car-ownership. FCC members invest “sweat equity” by voting for others and promoting the charity. The website also provides the charity with the ability to quickly identify qualified recipients in communities nationwide and to match each donated vehicle with each prospective applicant’s specific need. Surprisingly, the unique website has organically morphed into an ever expanding, caring online community offering compassion and hope to struggling Americans.
I feel that I am a very Lucky person to be a member of Charity Cars.
Susan Eader
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If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I would not do one thing. Charity Cars is Honest, Uplifting and Cares.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I surfed the Internet and found Free Charity Cars. This is one if not the best Charity that helps people get their independence back. The organization’s main focus is to provide free donated vehicles to struggling families to assist them in their transition from dependency to self-sufficiency. Surprisingly, the unique website has organically morphed into an ever expanding, caring online community offering compassion and hope to struggling Americans. The friends that I have made on the Free Charity Car Website I will cherish for the rest of my life, it is amazing how Awesome people are on the FCC. I have made so many friends and I am so Thankful for Free Charity Cars!!!!!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

Not do ONE Thing. The organization does exactly what they say they are going to do.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

Hi my name is Cassandra, I'm a single mother of five girls 8,7,6,3.and 1 they are my life, This organization is helpful to all types of family and people in need especially a single mother like me I'm trying to find work and not having a car is harder to find a job plus my three older girls are in school this program gives me hope.

 
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7 people found this review helpful

I signed up two days ago because I need a car, I'm disabled, a domestic violence survivor, and under the poverty level. But what I didn't expect to find was something incredible.....I should've known, since I have FAITH in God, but the feeling of GIVING away my votes, 200 at a time to someone whose struggle is worse than mine was so very fulfilling. I actually can't wait to "empty" out my votes each day. I look for others to lift up and share God's love with.
This site is A*M*A*Z*I*N*G!!!!!!!

Katie

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2015

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

2 people found this review helpful

The fact that this site gives people hope as well as those that have been car recipients get back on track is phenomenal. I vote daily as I feel part of a community that truly understand the hardships from illnesses to unfortunate circumstances.

 
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