Welcome to the blog page for Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. We are glad you’re here! We strive to provide for the needs of those in our community through programs that are funded in part by your car donation. We will share some of the ways that we make donating your car easy, as well as other ways to get involved with our charitable programs. Please call Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County if you have questions about our car donation program or simply want to know how you can get involved in helping the families and individuals in our area.

  1. Why It’s Important To Give Back To Your Community

    People are stronger when they work together. It’s just a fact. Think back to when you were in preschool, kindergarten, or even grade school. Learning to work together in teams was a challenge, but the lessons that you were taught in those situations most likely have stuck with you throughout your high school, college, and adult years. Overcoming obstacles, helping the on…Read More

  2. Give Back To Your Community With A Car Donation

    Do you currently have a car that isn’t being used, and is sitting in your garage or driveway collecting dust? If so, you may be looking for ways to get rid of it and take it off your hands. But did you know that donating your car can positively impact the lives and well-being of a family in your community? With the holiday season approaching quickly, you may be starting …Read More

  3. Looking To Get Rid Of A Vehicle? Consider Donating It To Charity

    Old vehicles can be a nuisance, to say the least. Not driving them around makes them susceptible to sitting on the driveway or in the garage, collecting dust. Going through the process of selling it or giving it to a junkyard may sound like even more of a nuisance to you — cleaning the vehicle, collecting paperwork, and driving it to the specification does sound like a l…Read More

  4. How To Transfer The Title Of A Car Before Donating It

    Are you either thinking about or getting ready to make a car donation? By donating your car, you are not only ridding of an unused vehicle that’s taking up space in your garage or driveway, but you are also providing families and individuals in your community with the resources to build a sustainable life for themselves and their loved ones. By donating a vehicle to the …Read More

  5. Why You Should Donate Your Car Instead Of Selling It

    Do you currently have a car that you have no need for anymore that’s just taking up space in your driveway or garage? You may be thinking of selling that vehicle to get it off your hands and earn some extra cash, but have you ever considered donating your car to charity? A car donation has the potential to help families and individuals from your community who are in need…Read More

  6. The Life Of A Minimalist

    The hustle and bustle of our society today is exhausting, especially in a place where more than 1 million people call home. There is peer-pressure, here in Silicon Valley, to always have the nicest possessions and most up-to-date technology. It surrounds us and we often feel obligated to keep up with the trends. These possessions overwhelm our passions, free-time, and rela…Read More

  7. How To Get Your Vehicle Ready For Donation

    Car donation in San Jose has never been easier than when you choose to donate to Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. To donate a vehicle, all you need to do is contact our team and set up a time for your vehicle to be picked up. We will even take vehicles that are no longer running. However, if you have a vehicle that is still operable and you want to invest some tim…Read More

  8. Top 4 Reasons To Donate Your Car To Charity

    Are you contemplating the donation of a car to charity? We have compiled the top reasons why car donation might be right for you. If you are considering car donation in San Jose, we are here to help make the process simple. Feel free to contact us anytime to learn more about our program, about where to donate a car, or any other question you might have about car donation w…Read More

  9. Fast Info About Car Donation and Tax Credit

    Donating your car is an excellent way to give back to your community. If you have been contemplating car donation in San Jose, we are here to assist you. Feel free to contact us anytime with questions or to learn more about the donation process. Our goal is to ensure you know exactly how the process works and that you receive your tax credit if applicable. Keep checking ba…Read More