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Research charities that accept car donations in California

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Check the charity's tax-exempt status to ensure your donation is tax-deductible

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Get the fair market value of your car

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Obtain the title and registration for your car

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Arrange for the car to be picked up or dropped off at the charity's location

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Fill out the necessary paperwork including a donation form and a release of liability

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Retain a copy of the paperwork for tax purposes

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Remove all personal belongings from the car before it is picked up or dropped off

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Notify the DMV of the transfer of ownership

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Keep records of the donation including the car's make, model and year, and the charity's name and tax id number for tax purposes