Donate a Car 2 Charity Santa Barbara, CA

Donate a Car 2 Charity Santa Barbara, CA


It's easy to donate your car in Santa Barbara. We provide fast, free pickup of your Santa Barbara car donation with no cost to you and you can receive a tax deduction for your car donation.


Donate a car in Santa Barbara Non Running or Totaled?

It's not a problem for us to take your car donation in Santa Barbara whether it's, running or non-running, with or without a title. In most cases you can donate a car in Santa Barbara by downloading form REG 227 from the California DMV Website and picking up form REG 262 from your local DMV. For these forms or a replacement title, you can always check one of the California Motor Vehicle Department.

Santa Barbara DMV
7127 Hollister Ave Goleta, CA 93117
(800) 777-0133‎


Is my Santa Barbara car donation tax deductible?

When you donate your car in Santa Barbara through this site the vehicle will benefit Activated Ministries, a nonprofit classified with the IRS as a 501(c)3 charitable organization and as such your contribution is tax deductible. There is a minimum tax deduction of up to $500 of the vehicle's value for all automobiles. However if your car is auctioned for an amount higher than the minimum, you will receive a second receipt with that value.  


Donate a Car in Santa Barbara for Fast Pickup Anywhere in the Area

We pick up car donations throughout the city of Santa Barbara, including:

  • Arroyo Grande
  • Atascadero
  • Cambria
  • Carpinteria
  • Goleta
  • Grover Beach
  • Guadalupe
  • Lompoc
  • Los Osos
  • Morro Bay
  • Oceano
  • Paso Robles
  • Pismo Beach
  • San Luis Obispo
  • San Miguel
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Maria
  • Shandon
  • Solvang
  • Templeton


More information on donating your car in Santa Barbara, CA is available at the Car Donation in California page.

What are Car Donors in the Santa Barbara Area Giving To and Are The Car Donations Tax Deductible?  Yes! Car donations made to Activated Ministries Donate a Car 2 Charity Program are fully tax deductible. Activated Ministries is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)3 charitable organization and supports a variety of missions, projects and programs both in the US and abroad. One such program is the In Recognition of Service Scholarship program which provides the children of long time missionaries and volunteers with college scholarships. As of March, 2013, Activated Ministries has awarded over 190 scholarships to qualifying individuals for a tonal of $185,000.  If you would like to learn more about the IROS scholarship program, click here.

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