Blog - Page 6 of 10 - Donate Cars 4 Wishes

Blog - Page 6 of 10 - Donate Cars 4 Wishes

A Holiday Wish

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A Holiday Wish

With Thanksgiving behind us and the holiday season in full swing, people are in a giving mood.  Many people this time of year are thinking about charitable donations and giving back to the community.  But many charity-minded people struggle with how to best give back and how to help their neighbors.  What will have the biggest impact?  What can really make a difference?  A great way to help your community and really make a difference in the life of a child is to donate your old vehicle – car, boat or motorcycle – in exchange for […]

How Auto Donation Can Help Your Community

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Many people want to find a way to give back to their community, but simply can’t find the time.  Jobs, raising a family, school, sports, music, scouting – our lives are packed with so many responsibilities.  Volunteering time (you don’t have) is not possible.  But, if giving back is on your “to-do” list, you can make a significant difference – and help your community – by donating your vehicle to Donate Cars 4 Wishes.

Donate Cars 4 Wishes benefits Make-A-Wish Connecticut by contributing funds obtained from donated vehicles that help grant wishes to children who are facing life […]

Giving Tuesday 2015

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Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are officially behind us.  With the holidays quickly approaching, what’s next you may ask?  Giving Tuesday!

A few years ago in 2012, Giving Tuesday was started by the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation.  The goal of Giving Tuesday is to reduce the amount of “buying” and consumerism, and increase the amount of “giving back” to those in need.  Giving Tuesday was created to celebrate donors’ generosity and has had rapid growth since its commencement 4 years ago.

All of the folks here at Donate Cars 4 Wishes […]

Donated Dyer Sailboat

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As mentioned many many times, Donate Cars 4 Wishes accepts vehicles other than just cars!  Check out these photos from a recent boat donation.  Looks like a regular wooden sailboat?  Think again!

These Dyer Dhow boats were designed by The Anchorage, Inc located in Warren, RI.  The boats are named after the founder of the company, Bill Dyer, who started building boats in 1930.  The boats came in 2 sizes, the classic 10-foor Dyer Dink, and the more famous, the 9-foot Dyer Dhow, which is manufactured out of plywood.  These “dinghies” began being built in the early 1940s […]