Special Olympics RI car donation

Donate a Car to Special Olympics Rhode Island

Special Olympics Rhode Island allows children and adults with intellectual disabilities to discover and share their strengths and abilities with others. Our athletes inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential. Your Special Olympics Rhode Island car donation will help provide year-round training and athletic competition to over 4,000 athletes.

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How to Donate Your Car

  1. Fill out the donation form online or by calling (888) 755-5485. We’ll ask for some information
    about your vehicle and where it will be picked up.
  2. A local towing agent will call you within two to three business days to schedule a pick up time
    most convenient for you.
  3. After your car is sold, you’ll be emailed a tax receipt.

Frequently Asked Questions

We accept running and non-running cars. Your car should have at least two inflated tires and be in a tow accessible location, such as a driveway or on a street. Trucks, motorcycles, boats, planes, snowmobiles, heavy machinery, trailers and RVs are accepted on a case-by-case basis. If you have questions about a vehicle you’d like to donate, call us at (888) 755-5485.

You’ll need to have a clear title in order to complete your car donation. If you can’t find your title, you’ll have to apply for a duplicate title. Instructions on how to sign your Rhode Island title over to our authorized agent, Advanced Remarketing Services, can be found here or you can call our processing center at

After you submit the donation form, a local towing agent will contact you within two to three business days to schedule a pick up time. Be sure to remove all personal belongings from your car. You’ll hand over the signed title to the tow driver at the time of pick up.

Our trusted agent, Advanced Remarketing Services, returns on average 80% of the gross proceeds from the sale of your car back to Special Olympics, the highest of any vehicle donation program!

Yes! Within 30 days of the sale of your vehicle, you’ll be emailed a tax receipt for your car donation. If your car sold for over $500, you can claim the full selling price when you itemize taxes. If it sold for less than $500, you can claim the fair market value up to $499. Please consult with your tax advisor on the best way to claim your Special Olympics Rhode Island car donation tax deduction.

For answers to more Special Olympics RI car donation questions,
view our full FAQ page or call (888) 755-5485.