Blog - Page 7 of 10 - Donate Cars 4 Wishes

Blog - Page 7 of 10 - Donate Cars 4 Wishes

Make-A-Wish Connecticut Updates

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As Donate Cars 4 Wishes works very closely with Make-A-Wish Connecticut, we’d like to share with you some exciting things that are going on at Make-A-Wish!  These insights can help you better understand the close connection between Make-A-Wish Connecticut and Donate Cars 4 Wishes and how donations are circulated.

Last month, Make-A-Wish hosted their annual national conference in Anaheim, CA.  There, Make-A-Wish Connecticut was awarded the Youth Engagement Innovation Award.  This award honors a chapter that “engages young people in their fundraising, marketing, or wish granting initiatives.”  “Lacrosse […]

Learn About Donate Cars 4 Wishes

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First Car Auction

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Many cars and other vehicles that were donated to Donate Cars 4 Wishes over the past 2 months were sold last week at Donate Cars 4 Wishes first car auction.  The auction was a huge success!  We are very excited to start auctioning donated cars weekly, and are looking forward to more successful visits!

Overall, the cars and vehicles sold with higher than anticipated selling prices.  Our cars sold for 40% above the national average for car donations!

Donate Cars 4 Wishes would like to give a HUGE HUGE thank you to all the buyers who participated in the auction […]

Great Story From A Great Donor

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Check out this great car that was donated this past week!  The donor’s story was particularly touching to Donate Cars 4 Wishes.

An older woman owned this 1974 Pontiac Catalina for the car’s entire life.  She saw an article a few weeks ago in the Hartford Courant about Donate Cars 4 Wishes and was attracted to its mission and transparency.  The donor had told her husband that she wanted to donate her car to Donate Cars 4 Wishes because she felt “It was the right thing to do.”

Since the article had published, this wonderful woman had passed […]