About Cars for Homes • Cars for Homes is Habitat for Humanity’s national program that provides donors a quick and easy process for donating cars, trucks, boats, RVs and other vehicles to help homes in partnership with local low-income families in need of decent, affordable shelter. • Started in 2003 under Sally Black from Seattle. • Approved in 2005 as a national program in HfH International
HowCars for Homes™ Works Step 3: Distribution of Funds Net proceeds generated from vehicle donations and donor contact information are distributed to local affiliates to help build homes. Step 1: Donor Response Donors call 1-877-277-HFHI (4344) to donate cars, trucks, boats, RVs and other motorized vehicles. Or process vehicle donations online at www.carsforhomes.org Step 2: Vehicle Donation Processing Advanced Remarketing Services, Inc, Habitat’s national agent, processes vehicle donations, including title transfer, towing and reporting. Funds generated from vehicles sold via a network of auto auctions, recyclers, salvage yards and the web are sent to HFHI.
Benefits • Helps fund local low-income families in need of decent, affordable shelter. • Donors of cars receive tax deductions • Recycles old neglected junk cars • 45,000 steel framed houses each year could be used from cars that end up in junk yards • Success in CfH throughout the nation