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Make an impact in your community with your car donation! 

Helping nonprofits raise money

Your donation will directly fund the mission and cause of a local charity! We partner with local nonprofits to help them raise money through the sale of donated cars.

 

The money from your sold vehicle will benefit nonprofit causes like rehabilitation for injured animals, family services, and free medical and dental services for uninsured patients (to name a few). Nonprofits rely on the generosity of donors and supporters like you to keep providing their services to the community.

 

Through our network of nonprofits, we are able to provide much-needed services to San Luis Obispo County. 

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Community Partners

When you refer a vehicle to us or enlist us in selling your donated vehicle, 50% of the net proceeds are given to our nonprofit partners and the other 50% goes to our service dog program, New Life K9s.

 

We pick up the vehicle, inspect it, fix it, sell it, and handle all the paperwork. If you are interested in joining our network of community partners, please fill out our partner application.

Below is a list of local agencies we are proud to partner with to help raise funds for our community.

 
 

Our service dog program

Mission Cars and New Life K9s are both a part of the Son Care Foundation nonprofit. Mission Cars started as a way to help fund New Life K9s' mission of saving lives through the healing power of the human-canine bond by providing free service dogs to veterans and first responders with PTSD.

 

We soon realized other nonprofits could benefit from accepting donated cars so we decided to reach out to our local nonprofits so we could help them sell their donated cars!

We Are Proud Partners With The Following Nonprofits in SLO

 
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Pacific Wildlife Care
Pacific Wildlife Care is San Luis Obispo county's only licensed rehabilitation center that cares for injured birds, mammals, and reptiles. Pacific Wildlife Care was founded in 1987 in reaction to the Apex Houston oil spill that brought a number of oiled pelicans to the beaches of San Luis Obispo County. In addition to the Rehabilitation Center, which is open every day of the year, we maintain a Hotline that the public can call to report distressed wildlife (injured, sick, orphaned) and to receive information about our local wildlife. PCW is comprised of over 1,100 caring members, donors, volunteers, and staff who embrace and support the Mission, Vision, Commitment, and Values of the organization.
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United Way of San Luis Obispo
United Way advances the common good. Our focus is on education, income, and health – the building blocks for a good quality of life. United Way recruits people and organizations who bring the passion, expertise, and resources needed to get things done. We invite you to be a part of the change. You can give, you can advocate and you can volunteer. That’s what it means to LIVE UNITED.
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Transitions-Mental Health Association (TMHA)
Transitions-Mental Health Association is dedicated to eliminating stigma and promoting recovery and wellness for people with mental illness through work, housing, community, and family support services.
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E.C.H.O. (El Camino Homeless Organization)
ECHO is a 50-bed transitional shelter helping families and individuals find permanent housing within three months of entering ECHO. ECHO provides case management services to the homeless, helping them create an action plan, live with new behaviors, find a job, and locate a permanent home.
Meals That Connect (Senior Nutrition Program, San Luis Obispo)
Our meals don’t just provide the necessary nutrition to the seniors in our county. They provide a community. Meals That Connect serves free nutritious noontime meals every weekday to 1,800 seniors throughout San Luis Obispo. Seniors gather together at dining rooms throughout the county to eat together, share stories, and build friendships. For those who are unable to leave their homes, volunteers personally deliver meals, using those visits as opportunities to check in on the seniors.
Lumina Alliance
Our mission is to build a safe, thriving, and equitable community by providing comprehensive advocacy, support, and prevention services throughout the Central Coast. Lumina Alliance supports and empowers survivors and their families with a wide range of services. Together we can end sexual and intimate partner violence in San Luis Obispo County.
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One Cool Earth
One Cool Earth is a non-profit organization that unites with communities and schools to create thriving school garden programs that grow successful students! Thanks to the support of partners, we've seen great adoption of our primary program, Earth Genius. The Earth Genius Curriculum has utilized garden education to develop the nutritional and environmental literacy of our youth.
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Peoples' Self-Help Housing
At PSHH, achieving success means to constantly search for and find new and creative solutions to address the ever-growing need for more affordable housing and supportive services.
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Senior Volunteer Services (SVS)
SVS designs, coordinates and manages programs that link senior volunteers with organizations needing volunteers in San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara Counties.
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5 Cities Homeless Coalition
At 5CHC, we work hard to service families and individuals by providing the resources, support and hope that they need to become self-sufficient, productive community members. Planning how best to address the needs of the homeless in South San Luis Obispo County today involves many caring citizens and community leaders, and we are taking a collaborative approach to meet the challenge.
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SLO Noor Foundation
At the SLO Noor Foundation, we understand the obstacles and challenges the uninsured face in our community when trying to receive the non-emergent care they need. The Foundation works to mitigate the effect on our community of the growing number of uninsured adults residing in our neighborhoods, the increasing risk of poor health conditions impacted by the lack of insurance, and the prevalence of the low-income and homeless in need of medical care.
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Captive Hearts
Bringing healing to hurting humanity. Captive Hearts is a Christ-Centered 12 Step Ministry that provides a safe, structured living environment for women as they break free from compulsive/destructive behaviors caused by trauma, various addictions, human trafficking, and domestic violence. We provide spiritual mentoring, life skills, and individualized care to promote healthy living at home and in their community.
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CASA
We advocate for the best interests of abused and neglected children and transform the lives of abused, abandoned, and neglected children by providing them with a dedicated, trained, and supervised volunteer, known as a Court Appointed Special Advocate or CASA. This CASA volunteer serves a child one-on-one, primarily spending social time with the child and helping to assure the child’s needs are met.