1. Top 6 Misconceptions About Donating Your Vehicle

    Life in the South Bay Area can be financially challenging for many people. At Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, we work to provide assistance to those in need. One of the ways that we are able to offer support is through the money that we get from your vehicle donation. Please consider donating your car to our charity in San Jose. In today’s post, we’ll look at…Read More

  2. Drive Your Spring Cleaning With a Charitable Donation?

    Spring cleaning is almost an annual right of passage. Due to the wet weather, mud, and other debris that inevitably get tracked into our homes during the winter, there is a certain amount of dirt that we are willing to overlook. Once warmer temperatures start to be the norm, most of us feel that urgency to open our windows, air out our houses, and clean everything in sight…Read More

  3. Turn Your Vehicle Into Food

    As a Santa Clara County resident, you are probably well aware of the extremely high cost of living in this area. You are probably also aware of just how hard it is for some families to make ends meet. If you have been looking for a way to make a positive impact in your community and help those who are less fortunate than you, then consider donating your car to charity thro…Read More

  4. Resolve to Be Generous

    With the start of a new year, many people make resolutions about various aspects of their lives. Some resolve to make their physical health a priority, and so they join a gym. Others resolve to be more generous to those around them, and this can have a wide-reaching effect that cannot be fully measured. No matter whether you donate your time, money, or vehicle, you can res…Read More

  5. The Season of Giving

    The Season of Giving is already well underway with food drives in full swing, mailers asking for donations to different charities, and bell ringers with buckets outside of almost every grocery store. If you are still looking for the most effective way to help those in need in your community, then please consider donating your vehicle to Catholic Charities of San Jose. Dona…Read More

  6. Rebuild, Restore, Renew

    It is the time of year when many people begin to think of ways that they can donate their time and money to help others who are struggling with various needs. One way that you can help others is by donating your vehicle. It does not have to be new and shiny or functional to be donated. If you are looking for ways to make a positive impact in our San Jose community, then co…Read More

  7. Assist Families With Your Car Donation

    In the summer of 2018, Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County worked to provide the necessary assistance needed by families that were separated at our southern border. If you have ever wondered who benefits from your car donation, then we would like to help “put a face” on some of the beneficiaries by sharing a few of the situations we were able to experience this su…Read More

  8. Poverty in Santa Clara

    Santa Clara County is one of the most unequally balanced counties in the U.S. Home to much of Silicon Valley, it is a dichotomy between one of the largest homeless populations, and a very wealthy upper-middle class. In fact, while the statistics show that only 8.3 percent of the residents in Santa Clara County live below the Federal Poverty level, the actual number of peop…Read More

  9. How Your Car Donation Helps Our Community

    Many people enjoy donating their new or gently used items to charities. It is very satisfying to know that you are able to help others through the gift of needed items. One item that might not be thought of as often as clothes or furniture, however, is a car. Maybe you have thought about donating a car, but were unsure about a few things such as, running condition, type of…Read More

  10. More Reasons to Donate Your Car To Our Charity

    In part one of our blog series, we looked at a few examples as to why you should donate your car to our San Jose charity. Wrapping things up in part two, here are a few more reasons why you should donate your car to Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. You Are Unable to Sell Your Car Sometimes people decide that owning a car isn’t a responsibility that they want to …Read More