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Below we have listed the charities that can receive car donations in Illinois. Before you select the charity for your Illinois car donation please read through our Frequently Asked Questions to learn how our program works and why we are the best choice for vehicle donations in Illinois. Once you have selected a charity and are ready to donate your car please use our convenient online car donation form or call us toll-free at (866) 392-4483 to donate over the phone.

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Illinois / Chicago Charities for Car Donations

ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis


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Breast Cancer Network of Strength    …

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Deborahs Place

Breaking the Cycle of Homelessness through Innovation and Collaboration Deborah’s Place is Chicago’s largest provider of supportive housing…

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Discovery Center Museum

About the Discovery Center Museum The amazing Discovery Center Museum is full of over 250 exciting hands-on exhibits spread over a two-floor area.…

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Literacy Works

Mission & Vision: Literacy Works’ mission is to strengthen adult literacy, parent education, and workforce development programs by developing…

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Local-Motions, Inc.…

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Massage Therapy Foundation

The Massage Therapy Foundation is nearing its 30th birthday! The Foundation was signed into being by the Secretary of the State of Illinois on August…

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Northwest Compass

Responding to an environment of dynamic and constantly changing socioeconomics continues to define and solidify Northwest Compass Inc.’s essential…

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Our Savior’s Lutheran Church and School

Welcome to Our Savior's Lutheran Church & School in Springfield, IL! Our Savior’s exists to make disciples by sharing the healing power of…

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Saint Clair County Animal Welfare Advocates

Saint Clair County Animal Welfare Advocates started with two rescue friends discussing St. Clair County (IL) Animal Control. It evolved into many…

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The Episcopal Church of the Atonement

We are a parish of diverse people united in a common Anglican journey of faith. We live out our faith in traditional Anglo-Catholic liturgy coupled…

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The Zakat Foundation of America

Zakat Foundation of America (ZF) is an international charity organization that helps generous and caring people reach out to those in need. Our goal…

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Willow House

​ Willow House provides support services to children, teens and families who are grieving the death of a mom, dad and spouse or a brother,…

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Worldwide Fistula Fund

When a woman is injured with obstetric fistula, she leaks urine or feces uncontrollably. She’s often shunned by her husband and community. Rejected…

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National Charities

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas

For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Carolinas has operated under the belief that inherent in every child is the ability to…

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Blaze Sports America

We've always understood the positive impact sports can have, from promoting life-long health and personal empowerment to providing successful futures…

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Boy Scouts of America, Mt. Diablo Council

Boy Scouts of America, Mt. Diablo Council The Boy Scouts of America provides the nation’s foremost youth program of character development and…

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Breast Cancer Survivors Network

Our mission is to provide assistance, education and positive support services before, during and after diagnosis, treatment and recovery of Breast…

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Camp Nejeda Foundation

Camp Nejeda Foundation for Children with Diabetes About Camp Nejeda Camp Nejeda has been in continuous operation since 1958 and at our present…

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Diabetic Youth Foundation

In 1938, Dr. Mary B. Olney, a physician from UC San Francisco, took 19 children with type-1 diabetes to camp to teach them how to better manage their…

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Glaucoma Research Foundation

At Glaucoma Research Foundation, we work to prevent vision loss from glaucoma by investing in innovative research, education, and support with the…

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Marine Mammal Center

The Marine Mammal Center is a nonprofit veterinary research hospital and educational center dedicated to the rescue and rehabilitation of ill and…

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Mechanics Who Care

Mechanics Who Care was formed to help get poor performing, pollution producing, cars off the road. Transportation is the largest source of air…

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National CASA

What is CASA for Children? Every day in this country, 1,900 children become victims of abuse or neglect, and four of them will die. Every day. Court…

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National Eating Disorders Association

NEDA is Feeding Hope. The Challenge: In the United States, 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder…

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National Psoriasis Foundation

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives…

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Operation Family Fund

OUR COMMITMENT To ensure that your donation goes to eligible families, not to unnecessary overhead, Operation Family Fund was founded with donations…

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Ratio Christi

What is Ratio Christi? Ratio Christi (Latin for ‘The Reason of Christ’) is a non-profit, tax exempt  (501c3) organization encouraging and…

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Surf Aid International

SURFAID is a non-profit humanitarian organisation whose aim is to improve the health, wellbeing and self-reliance of people living in isolated…

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VIDA’s Local and international Programs Through a network of military, doctors, nurses, and medical facilities, VIDA is able to distribute…

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Youth Radio

Youth Radio is an award-winning media production company that trains diverse young people in digital media and technology. Partnering with industry…

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Donated Vehicles are towed to the nearest auction facility, and the net proceeds from the sale of the vehicle are distributed to the nonprofit organization you select. Illinois is served from the following auction facility locations:
Alsip (Chicago)
Aurora (Chicago)
Bartlett (Chicago)
Chicago Heights
Granite City (St. Louis, MO)
Pekin (Peoria)


Here are just some of the Illinois cities car donations have been received from (thank you to all our IL car donors!):

Abingdon, Addison, Aledo, Algonquin, Alorton, Alsip, Altamont, Alton, Amboy, Anna, Antioch, Arcola, Arlington Heights, Arthur, Auburn, Aurora, Barrington Hills, Barrington, Bartlett, Bartonville, Batavia, Beach Park, Beardstown, Beecher, Belleville, Bellwood, Belvidere, Bensenville, Benton, Berkeley, Berwyn, Bethalto, Bloomingdale, Bloomington, Blue Island, Bolingbrook, Bourbonnais, Bradley, Braidwood, Breese, Bridgeport, Bridgeview, Brighton, Broadview, Brookfield, Buffalo Grove, Burbank, Burnham, Burr Ridge, Bushnell, Byron, Cahokia, Cairo, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Cambridge, Canton, Carbondale, Carlinville, Carlyle, Carmi, Carol Stream, Carpentersville, Carrollton, Carterville, Carthage, Cary, Casey, Caseyville, Catlin, Centralia, Centreville, Champaign, Channahon, Charleston, Chatham, Cherry Valley, Chester, Chicago, Chicago Heights, Chicago Ridge, Chillicothe, Christopher, Cicero, Clarendon Hills, Clinton, Coal City, Coal Valley, Collinsville, Colona, Columbia, Cortland, Country Club Hills, Countryside, Crest Hill, Crestwood, Crete, Creve Coeur, Crystal Lake, Danville, Darien, Decatur, Deer Park, Deerfield, DeKalb, Des Plaines, Dixmoor, Dixon, Dolton, Downers Grove, Du Quoin, Dupo, Dwight, East Alton, East Dundee, East Moline, East Peoria, East St. Louis, Edwardsville, Effingham, El Paso, Elburn, Eldorado, Elgin, Elk Grove Village, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Eureka, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Fairbury, Fairfield, Fairmont City, Fairview Heights, Farmer City, Farmington, Flora, Flossmoor, Ford Heights, Forest Park, Forsyth, Fox Lake, Fox River Grove, Frankfort, Franklin Park, Freeburg, Freeport, Fulton, Galena, Galesburg, Galva, Geneseo, Geneva, Genoa, Georgetown, Germantown Hills, Gibson, Gilberts, Gillespie, Girard, Glen Carbon, Glen Ellyn, Glencoe, Glendale Heights, Glenview, Glenwood, Godfrey, Granite City, Grayslake, Green Oaks, Greenville, Gurnee, Hainesville, Hamilton, Hampshire, Hanover Park, Harrisburg, Harvard, Harvey, Harwood Heights, Havana, Hawthorn Woods, Hazel Crest, Henry, Herrin, Heyworth, Hickory Hills, Highland, Highland Park, Highwood, Hillsboro, Hillside, Hinckley, Hinsdale, Hodgkins, Hoffman Estates, Homer Glen, Hometown, Homewood, Hoopeston, Huntley, Ina, Indian Head Park, Inverness, Island Lake, Itasca, Jacksonville, Jerseyville, Johnsburg, Johnston City, Joliet, Justice, Kankakee, Kenilworth, Kewanee, Kildeer, Knoxville, La Grange Park, La Grange, Lake Barrington, Lake Bluff, Lake Forest, Lake in the Hills, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich, Lakemoor, Lakewood, Lansing, LaSalle, Lawrenceville, Le Roy, Lebanon, Lemont, Lena, Lewistown, Libertyville, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Lincolnwood, Lindenhurst, Lisle, Litchfield, Lockport, Lombard, Long Grove, Loves Park, Lynwood, Lyons, Machesney Park, Macomb, Madison, Mahomet, Manhattan, Manteno, Marengo, Marion, Marissa, Markham, Marquette Heights, Marseilles, Marshall, Maryville, Mascoutah, Mason City, Matteson, Mattoon, Maywood, McHenry, McLeansboro, Melrose Park, Mendota, Merrionette Park, Metamora, Metropolis, Midlothian, Milan, Millstadt, Minonk, Minooka, Mokena, Moline, Momence, Monee, Monmouth, Montgomery, Monticello, Morris, Morrison, Morton Grove, Morton, Mount Carmel, Mount Morris, Mount Olive, Mount Prospect, Mount Sterling, Mount Vernon, Mount Zion, Mundelein, Murphysboro, Naperville, Nashville, New Athens, New Baden, New Lenox, Newton, Niles, Nokomis, Normal, Norridge, North Aurora, North Barrington, North Chicago, North Riverside, Northbrook, Northfield, Northlake, Oak Brook, Oak Forest, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Oakbrook Terrace, Oakwood Hills, O’Fallon, Oglesby, Olney, Olympia Fields, Oregon, Orland Hills, Orland Park, Oswego, Ottawa, Palatine, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Palos Park, Pana, Paris, Park City, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Pawnee, Paxton, Pecatonica, Pekin, Peoria, Peoria Heights, Peotone, Peru, Petersburg, Phoenix, Pinckneyville, Pittsfield, Plainfield, Plano, Polo, Pontiac, Pontoon Beach, Poplar Grove, Posen, Princeton, Prospect Heights, Quincy, Rantoul, Red Bud, Richton Park, River Forest, River Grove, Riverdale, Riverside, Riverton, Riverwoods, Robbins, Robinson, Rochelle, Rochester, Rock Falls, Rock Island, Rockford, Rockton, Rolling Meadows, Romeoville, Roodhouse, Roscoe, Roselle, Rosemont, Round Lake Beach, Round, ake Heights, Round Lake Park, Round Lake, Rushville, Salem, Sandwich, Sauk, illage, Savanna, Savoy, Schaumburg, Schiller Park, Seneca, Sesser, Shelbyville, Sheridan, Sherman, Shiloh, Shorewood, Silvis, Skokie, Sleepy Hollow, Smithton, South Barrington, South Beloit, South Chicago Heights, South Elgin, South Holland, South Jacksonville, Sparta, Spring Grove, Spring Valley, Springfield, St. Charles, St. Joseph, Staunton, Steeleville, Steger, Sterling, Stickney, Stone Park, Streamwood, Streator, Sugar Grove, Sullivan, Summit, Swansea, Sycamore, Taylorville, Thornton, Tilton, Tinley Park, Tolono, Tremont, Trenton, Troy, Tuscola, University Park, Urbana, Vandalia, Venice, Vernon Hills, Villa Grove, Villa Park, Virden, Wadsworth, Warrenville, Washington, Washington Park, Waterloo, Watseka, Wauconda, Waukegan, Wayne, West Chicago, West Dundee, West Frankfort, West Peoria, Westchester, Western Springs, Westmont, Westville, Wheaton, Wheeling, White Hall, Willow Springs, Willowbrook, Wilmette, Wilmington, Winfield, Winnebago, Winnetka, Winthrop Harbor, Wood Dale, Wood River, Woodridge, Woodstock, Worth, Yorkville, Zion.