Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is just around the corner (May 11th if you weren't 100% sure).blue retro carWhat do you do to honour yours, if you're able? It can really be a challenge. How do we make it a meaningful celebration without completely supporting the extensive commercialism that surrounds it? Continue reading "Mother’s Day" →

Be An Angel – Donate a Car

Car Donation"We only get so many trips around the sun." I heard those words in a recent hit song and it stopped me in my tracks. It's so easy to get caught up in the angst of everyday life – the busyness, the stress, the responsibilities. Why do we allow all the crazy? When it's all said and done so much of it isn't very meaningful anyway. Here at DAC, we know that something as material as your ol' car can make one of those trips around the sun meaningful indeed! Continue reading "Be An Angel – Donate a Car" →

Our Agents Have Heart: MS Society Receives Unique Gift

I Love You Man - car   We think it’s about time you knew some ‘behind-the-scenes’ information about how our agents’ involvement makes a difference for you, our donors! Continue reading "Our Agents Have Heart: MS Society Receives Unique Gift" →

Feels Like the North Pole – Warm up With a Free Tow!

It’s that time of year when we know the snow and cold will hit most parts of the country, but we’re always in shock and awe when it does! The weather Tow Guyoutside has definitely been frightful in our neck of the woods (Calgary), and it’s been a week of, “Baby it’s COLD outside!” followed by, “I can’t believe this weather, brrrr, we should move south!” Can you relate?  Continue reading "Feels Like the North Pole – Warm up With a Free Tow!" →

Donate My Car, My Precious Car?!

“Donate my car? I taught my kids how to drive in this car. It has so many memories and it has been so good to us, how can we possibly part with it?” These and many other emotions are often voiced to our donor care team when Car in Bushesa vehicle with sentimental value is donated. It’s no surprise that when a vehicle has been part of the family for many years it can be a bit of a process to let it go. It usually carries with it the hope that someone else will have similar attachment to it, or see the value that it brings because of the memories and service it has provided. Continue reading "Donate My Car, My Precious Car?!" →

That Charity Means Something to Me: Kidney Car and More

  It’s no secret I love month end because of the cheques we send to our 180+ registered charities*, as we’ve been directed by our donors. Like the Kidney Car program, Donate a Car puts dollars to work for the cause you love, and in October we were able to send off an astounding $111,000 to support various Charities of Choice!! One of the things I’ve always appreciated about Donate A Car is our ability to touch lives and organizations across the nation, simply by providing a service that helps people get much needed funds to their favourite charities.  Continue reading "That Charity Means Something to Me: Kidney Car and More" →

Team Work Makes the Dream Work!

  One of the inspiring things about running any company, organization, charity or even a home, is that we cannot do it alone, whether we truly recognize it or not. Everything in life intertwines in some way or another, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that others factor in to our success, our processes and our lives. Continue reading "Team Work Makes the Dream Work!" →

Have a Heart | Heart Awareness Month

HeartsIt’s Heart Awareness Month. What a perfect opportunity to draw attention to some of our charities who focus on heart health, and to express appreciation to our donors who recognize the value in donating funds in an often overlooked manner. Continue reading "Have a Heart | Heart Awareness Month" →