Charity Cars, Inc.

Rating: 4.88 stars   677 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Human Services


407 Wekiva Springs Road #201 Longwood FL 32779 USA


Established in 1996, The Original 1-800-Charity Cars, (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.


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.


The Original 1-800-Charity Cars portfolio of charitable projects includes: - Vehicle donation website – Free car distribution / social networking website – 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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Rating: 4 stars  

The members here help each other, many share struggles privately and support each other. Some wait years too receive a vehicle while promotion, voting, and supporting the FCC other still are here just too help so a donation has been made on behalf of Tenacious for her unselfish service too others!

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