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Texans Can - Cars for Kids

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Causes: Education, Secondary & High Schools

Mission: To solicit vehicle donations to help support Texans Can Academies. The proceeds from the sale of the vehicles goes directly to support the 13 high schools throughout Texas. The proceeds help provide eye glasses, transportation to and from school, clothing, basic needs, computers, equipment and building improvements. Our goal is to graduate thinkers and we do this by teaching kids to read and think. For over 31 years we have served over 141,000 students thanks to generous donations from people like you. Some of these kids break the cycle by being the first in their immediate and extended families to graduate and without you, none of it would be possible.

Results: Texans Can started in 1985 helping kids in juvenile services with everything from education to job training. We later expanded its services to high school dropouts. In 1995, Texans Can became one of the first 20 Texas charter schools. Today, Texans Can is expanding throughout the country with more than 67% of graduates going on to post-secondary education. Over 2,200 students graduated in 2017 with the help of our car donation program. With your help, we can change thousands more. Please donate. Read our donors comments - https://greatnonprofits.org/org/cars-for-kids-1

Target demographics: High School Dropouts

Direct beneficiaries per year: 5,500 students with more than 2,200 students receiving their high school diploma in 2017

Geographic areas served: Texas

Programs: High School Diplomas

Community Stories

107 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

1 Leroy W.


Rating: 5

I donated my used Cressida with hope it would benefit some needy child. I was unexpectedly awarded two tickets to a Rockets game. The process easy and the car was picked up promptly. A great and satisfying experience.



Rating: 5

We needed to find a charity to donate a car to. Their website was very clear on how to donate so I called and made an appointment for the car to be picked up. They showed up on time, verified I had correct paper work filled out and the receipt was mailed promptly. We had a great experience with Cars for Kids!