Ohio Valley Goodwill Makes it Easy to Donate Your Car! Find Out How

You probably know Ohio Valley Goodwill as a place to donate your gently-used clothing, accessories, and household goods, but did you know that we accept car donations as well?

Its true! Ohio Valley Goodwill is home to Cincinnatis original auto auction. Our public auto auction is held every week and is run completely in-house, which ensures that the profits from the sale of donated vehicles stay right here in the community!

If youre looking to donate a vehicle in Cincinnati, look no further than Ohio Valley Goodwill. Not only will your car donation make a difference for people in need, but Goodwill makes the entire car donation process as fast and easy as possible!

Goodwill graphic with text: Donate a Car. Change a Life.
Goodwill graphic with text: Donate a Car. Change a Life.

Why donate your car to Goodwill?

Donating a vehicle to Goodwill is a win-win for you and your community. Youll be rid of a vehicle that you no longer want or need, and youll experience the joy of helping people who need it most. If you dont have time to deal with the hassle of selling or fixing up your old car, donating is the easier, more convenient option!

How does it work?

At Ohio Valley Goodwill, we make the car donation process simple and seamless! We have designated drop sites located throughout Greater Cincinnati, including six convenient automotive-only drop sites provided by Superior Automotive Group, Mike Albert Direct. If your car isnt running, Ohio Valley Goodwill can even tow it FREE of charge! Once youve dropped off your vehicle and provided a signed vehicle title, Ohio Valley Goodwill takes care of all the rest. Its that easy! To get started, simply complete our online vehicle donation form.

What happens to your car donation?

After Ohio Valley Goodwill receives a car donation, we prepare it for sale at our weekly auto auction. Then, we take the funds raised by the sale of every vehicle and invest them into programs and services that benefit local members of the Greater Cincinnati community. After donating, youll receive a tax receipt. To find out more about the tax advantage of donating a vehicle, see the guidelines from the IRS for charitable contributions.

By donating a car to Ohio Valley Goodwill, you help us provide job skills training, career support, and employment services to individuals with disabilities and our nations veterans. Through the simple act of donating a car you dont need anymore, you can become a job creator in your community and help Goodwill change lives through the power of work!

Donated Cars at Goodwill Auto Auction
Donated Cars at Goodwill Auto Auction

What kinds of vehicles does Ohio Valley Goodwill accept?

Ohio Valley Goodwill can accept nearly any type of vehicle, whether or not its in working condition. We gladly take donations of cars, trucks, SUVs, vans, motorcycles, campers and RVs, boats, riding lawn mowers, jet skis, and more! We encourage you to clean out your garage of any unwanted vehicles and donate them to Ohio Valley Goodwill.

If youre deciding where to donate a vehicle in Cincinnati, remember that not all charities are alike. At Ohio Valley Goodwill, you can be confident that your vehicle donation is doing the most good for YOUR community! Because we manage and host our own Cincinnati auto auction, one hundred percent of the revenue generated from your vehicle donation will go toward our mission of providing employment and job placement services.

When youre ready to donate a vehicle to charity, Ohio Valley Goodwill is the non-profit partner you can trust to make the maximum impact with your car donation.

Contact us today to learn more and get started!