The story of the yellow submarine, and other offbeat donations

At Cars Helping People we focus day in and day out on making it fast and easy for you to donate a car to Volunteers of America. After all, even a heap that doesn’t run can provide valuable services like food and shelter to struggling people in our community. But over the years, generous people [...]

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How To Get The Most Money From A High Mileage Car Or Truck

   Got an old clunker sitting in your driveway? You can get rid of that eyesore and make some money at the same time – just follow these simple steps. This guide to making the most money from your high mileage used car or truck will take you through everything you need to know to [...]

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How Your Car Donations Change Lives

“I want a nice fat tax deduction!” “I want to get this piece of junk out of my driveway.” “I want this old car to go where it will do some good.” Whatever your reason for donating a car to Volunteers of America, your donation helps fund local programs that change lives in your community. [...]

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300 Families Adopted for Christmas in New Jersey, Delaware and Pennsylvania

Sponsored by local businesses and partially underwritten by generous vehicle donations, Volunteers of America Delaware Valley’s Adopt-A-Family program successfully matched 300 local families with generous donors this year! Over 2000 people in the New Jersey, Delaware and Greater Philadelphia area were blessed with gifts of clothes, food and toys.

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ABC news teams up with VOA for a car donation

Russ Snyder, President and CEO of Volunteers of America Chesapeake (serving Maryland, Washington DC and Virginia) stopped by the studios of ABC 2 News in Baltimore for a feature story about Volunteers of America, along with a demonstration of how easy it is to donate a car through CarsHelpingPeople.org

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Better Business Bureau features VOA in full page Give With Confidence ad.

Just in time for those considering year-end charitable contributions for tax deductions, the Better Business Bureau’s Wise Giving Alliance featured Volunteers of America in a full page USA Today ad with the headline “Give With Confidence”. 

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Donated cars help save Christmas for 22,000 Michigan kids!

Nothing is more heartbreaking for parents than being unable to provide for your kids during Christmas. When you’re struggling to keep the lights on, even modest Christmas gifts for your children can be difficult to afford.  For 18 years Volunteers of America Michigan’s Adopt A Family program has matched giving people and companies with families [...]

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A major gift makes a major difference – Charity boat donation brings in more than $42,000

At Cars Helping People . org every donated boat makes a difference. But recently someone made a charity boat donation that made a major difference!

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VOA featured in Veteran’s Day Episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition

Volunteers of America is featured as part of a special episode of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, airing Veterans’ Day (Friday, November 11) at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. The special episode will shine a spotlight on issues veterans face after serving in the military, as well as the strengths and skills returning veterans bring [...]

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