Toyota Corolla | A Car That Keeps on Giving

A corolla, according to dictionary.com,  is "the petals of a flower collectively"Corolla and it's origin was "corona" (crown, or garland). The car model that has adopted this moniker lives up to its royal history in providing some of the best (if not actually floral!) donation outcomes in Canada. Continue reading "Toyota Corolla | A Car That Keeps on Giving" →

Pick and Pull | Your recycle and re-sale-ready vehicle

Pick and pull is just one available option for your older vehicle. If you are considering vehicle donation, we can help with some direction. For your recycle-ready vehicle, our free pick-up and processing will serve you promptly and simply. An older vehicle that has some zoom left in it may have re-sale value. Continue reading "Pick and Pull | Your recycle and re-sale-ready vehicle" →

Scrap car: your car in today’s market

Scrap car blues? If you are industry-savvy, you know that your local scrap yardScrap Car has been faced with a grim market depression that has lasted almost two years. That impacts any one ready to let go of a recycle-ready vehicle. "I donated a scrap car 10 years ago and got a $200.00 tax receipt! Why is my receipt lower now than it was then?" Continue reading "Scrap car: your car in today’s market" →

Motorcycle Renegades, Rallies, and Getting Results

Motorcycle madness was not on our minds when my husband and I opted to Motorcycle 2take his mom on a road trip one August. When we head out on a trek, we don't make a plan. We pick a direction, point the nose of our car that direction, and just see where the road takes us. Turning the corner off a dusty Wyoming road one hot summer we were surprised to find ourselves surrounded by hundreds of motorbikes and their devoted riders! Continue reading "Motorcycle Renegades, Rallies, and Getting Results" →

Money Stress Impacts Canadian Donors and Charities

Money StressWe hear it in your voice, and we see it in your donor notes. Money stress is impacting how you go about giving. You want to make the biggest impact possible, both for your charity, and on your income taxes. Continue reading "Money Stress Impacts Canadian Donors and Charities" →

Weather Network | Top 10 Stories From 2016

Have you checked in at the Weather Network recently? 'Ever heard of an ice disc? Searching for reassurance that last (non)winter really did happen, this Weather NetworkAlberta gal went looking for some perspective on the unrelenting (where are our Chinooks?!) chill of our winter, so far. The WN does not disappoint! Continue reading "Weather Network | Top 10 Stories From 2016" →

Dream Car Archaeology | National Geographic

Check out how Nat Geo tackles car restoration in the name of Dream Carautomotive history. "This highly styled Dream Car began life as a 1954 Oldsmobile Super 88 Holiday Coupe. It was used as a daily driver until 1960-1961 when Tom & Joanne Archer began building a truly unique one-off radical custom show car." Continue reading "Dream Car Archaeology | National Geographic" →