Success at AFP 2016

Thanks to all those who visited us at the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2016 Conference! We’re excited to continue the conversation following AFP, and to celebrate returning over $100 million to our charity partners. This year offered an exciting opportunity to prominently feature the UNICEF Civil Society program at our AFP booth. Visitors were able

11 Reasons Why We Love Autos (And You Should, Too!)

There are so many reasons to love autos…all kinds.  Here are our favorites: F – A – S – T !! Relatively speaking, they’re the most accessible (and cheapest) way to move really fast.  Sure, it may be cheaper to take the bus, but it sure doesn’t move as fast as a car can! It

road sign scams

Charity Scams and Scammers: Absolute Villains

These scams have to stop. Recently, the Federal Trade Commission and regulators for all 50 States filed complaints alleging that a family group and members of their church congregation bilked donors of $187 million over five years. That number again is $187,000,000!!!!!! The complaints identify four connected groups operating as “personal fiefdoms” and “sham charities”. The

2004 Subaru Impreza

“My 2004 Subaru Impreza was the best companion I’ve had in a vehicle. My faithful, internally combustive steed. It took me from the mountains of Wyoming to the farms of the Willamette Valley, and just about everywhere in between.” Impreza Donation “I donated my car to KLCC because I believe publicly-funded media is essential to

Nigerian Student Uses Scrap Metal to Create Wind and Solar Powered Vehicle

It’s amazing how properly recycling your vehicle at the end of its life-cycle, whether through car donation, or even deciding to junk a car can generate something so positive! Whether it’s assisting with getting some great nonprofits further funding, or efficiently recycling your vehicle, so that some brilliant individuals can utilize their visions to create something cool, and exciting!


2003 Harley-Davidson Police Officer Special

Everyone’s heard of Harley-Davidson and everyone’s heard of the American Cancer Society (ACS).  Now, we’re hearing them in the same sentence thanks to a generous California resident who donated a 2003 Police Officer Special to the American Cancer Society.  The coming together is a very unique rescue mission for this police motorcycle whose proceeds will now help

Lower Small Car Prices Impact Car Donation Industry

Across the country, automotive experts are watching the price of some used vehicles drop. Smaller cars – subcompacts and entry-level sports cars – are seeing a 2.5% reduction in price on top of previous low prices.1 In the past, consumers have been reluctant to donate a car or truck to charities like The American Cancer

1980 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Coupe

The March of Dimes received a bit of Florida sunshine this month with the donation of a beautiful, yellow 1980 Triumph Spitfire 1500 Coupe. Proceeds from the sale of this little gem will help fund research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies lives from premature birth and birth defects. Triumph 1500 The Triumph

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

This week we’re featuring a fun donation to U.S. Fund for UNICEF, a sharp Mercedes-Benz 560SL.  These slick convertibles with the detachable hard tops were produced from 1971 through 1989.  They are the second longest single series ever produced by the Mercedes after the G-Class. View post on The Mercedes-Benz 560 SL is really the