Vehicle Donation Program
The Sacramento Zoo accepts donations of cars, truck, trailers, boats and RVs.

Donate online or call 1-866-570-7318.

Facts and Details
*All vehicle donations are handled by a third party; the FAQ's below refer to their policies. All donations benefit the Sacramento Zoo.

What can I donate?
Most vehicles, including cars, trucks, trailers, boats and RVs will be accepted.

Can I still donate my car if it doesn’t run?
Yes, most vehicles will be accepted running or not.

What do I need to donate my vehicle?
You will need to have the title to the vehicle in your possession before it can be donated.

What information will I be asked for?
Please have the location of the car, your mailing address, the vehicles license number, VIN number, year, make and model. You should also provide information concerning any sort of damage or flat tires that would affect the towing of the car.

Can you pick up vehicles in all 50 states?

How will my car be picked up?
Your vehicle will be towed away by a professionally licensed towing company; no need to make the arrangements yourself.

How long will it take to pick up my car?
A towing company will contact you via telephone within 3-4 business days. 

Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes! Your car donation will help feed and care for animals at the Sacramento Zoo!

How does my tax deduction work?
The IRS allows you, the taxpayer, to claim a tax deduction of (a) the value of your vehicle up to $500 or (b) if the vehicle is sold for more than $500 you will receive a postcard with that value for your taxes.

Donate online or call 1-866-570-7318.

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