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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Reasons to Donate Your Car to Charity, Part Two

    In part one of our blog series, we looked at a small handful of reasons as to why you should donate your car to Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County. Concluding in part two of this series, here are a few more reasons as to why you should donate your car to us, and how your decision can help the lives of others. It’s Hassle Free Whether if you’re trying to re-sell y…Read More

  6. Ways to Serve Your Community This Holiday Season

    The holiday season is rapidly approaching. After Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas seem like they are a blink away. With the holiday season comes sugar and spice and all that’s nice — family time, big meals, tasty treats, Christmas carols, warm beverages, and of course, presents! While we are all eagerly anticipating Santa, it’s important to remember to give back…Read More

  7. What Happens To My Car After I Donate It?

    So You Donated Your Vehicle Whether you donated your unwanted car, truck, SUV, trailer, boat, RV, bus, or motorcycle, we thank you! After you donate your car, you’ll receive an IRS form 1098-C for your tax deduction. But then what happens? What We Do With Your Car What we do with your car after you donate it to us depends on the car condition. If it is drivable and in go…Read More

  8. How Do Car Donation Programs Work?

    For many people, giving back to their local community is an important component of their life. Sometimes, though, it can be hard to carve out time to volunteer or to free up money to donate to a local charity. The good news is that there are other ways to contribute to those around you. At Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, we have a myriad of ways you can connect w…Read More

  9. Benefits of Car Donation This Christmas

    The holiday season is here! Christmas carols are playing in stores, trees are being put up in homes around the city, and children are rehearsing their school play lines again and again. This special time of year is treasured by many due to the spirit of giving that takes over our community. We are honored to be part of this special giving season and we look forward to help…Read More