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How To Donate Your Car 4 Wishes – Channel 3 WFSB Better Connecticut

March 29, 2016

Today, March 29, 2016, Channel 3 WFSB's episode of Better Connecticut featured all of our favorite celebrities!  Kara Sundlun interviewed the CEO of Donate Cars 4 Wishes, Denny Gates, the CEO and President of Make-A-Wish CT, Pam Keough, and a family that benefited from 2 wishes from Make-A-Wish CT!  Kara and Dennis even donated their own car to Donate Cars 4 Wishes. Denny Gates made sure he mentioned that the donor of the vehicle receives 100% tax deduction for the year it is donated!! Make-A-Wish CT felt that the previous car donation program they were affiliated with, Wheels for Wishes, wasn't giving enough back to the cause.  Wheels for Wishes was only giving approximately 20% of the money raised from car donations to Make-A-Wish. … [Read More]

Get Ready for Spring Cleaning — Donate Your Old, Unwanted Vehicle

March 5, 2016

You Can Clean Up Your Yard and Help Children with Serious Illness by Donating Your Old, Unwanted Car, Bike or Boat to Donate Cars 4 Wishes Now that March has arrived, many households turn their attention to Spring cleaning. The snow is off the ground, the daffodils are popping up and now you wonder what to do with that old, unwanted car, boat, RV or motorcycle just sitting out there in your yard or garage. Maybe you thought you would sell it. Maybe you planned to fix it or restore it. Now you wonder how to get rid of it! You can give back to your community and make a big difference in the life of a child by donating… [Read More]

On President’s Day, You Can Honor Community Service

February 16, 2016

You Can Give Back to Your Community and "Pay It Forward" to Children by Donating Your Old, Unwanted Car, Boat or Bike George Washington, the Father of our Country, and Abraham Lincoln were two of our greatest Presidents. They committed their lives to service to their countries and we honor their birthdays this week because their contributions to America created a legacy that continues today. To give back to your community and honor the spirit of service to others, you can make a big difference in the life of a child – and help your community – by donating your vehicle to Donate Cars 4 Wishes which benefits Make-A-Wish Connecticut. DC4W contributes donated funds that help grant wishes for children… [Read More]

CEO of Donate Cars 4 Wishes talks to host Phil Mikan on WLIS/WMRD about the growth of DC4W

January 25, 2016

Listen as Denny Gates, CEO of Donate Cars 4 Wishes talks to host Phil Mikan on WLIS/WMRD about the growth of DC4W, the high percent of donations DC4W gives to Make A Wish Connecticut and unique vehicle donations like a plane, a boat and a 1903 Buckmobile! [audio mp3="http://www.dc4w.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Phil10616.mp3"][/audio] [Read More]

Donate Cars 4 Wishes Also Accepts Boats, RVs and Motorcycles

January 20, 2016

Donate Cars 4 Wishes, CT's Nonprofit Car Donation Program to Benefit Make A Wish, Also Accepts Boats, RVs and Motorcycles Your old, unwanted or unused car, boat, bike or RV will help grant the wish of a Connecticut child facing a life-threatening illness People donate their vehicles as charitable donations for many reasons. Some donors simply want an old, unused or unwanted vehicle off their property. We drive by these vehicles every day and in every city, town and neighborhood -- cars or boats that folks don’t know what to do with. Maybe they tried to sell them and couldn’t. Now they just sit there collecting dust and growing rust, so they call Donate Cars 4 Wishes. Other donors have… [Read More]