Safari Donation Benefits Homeless Families

SafariWe assess each vehicle donation individually here at Donate a Car Canada. Sometimes an old clunker that looks like she's ready for the scrap heap will surprise us. One old Safari van did just that, with happy results for one of our homeless outreach charities. Continue reading "Safari Donation Benefits Homeless Families" →

Donate a Boat and Float Big Dollars for Charity

What happens when you donate a boat to the cause you love? Spring 2016 hereDonate a Boat at DACC says it all: 27' Bayliner raises $1500.00 for the Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society! 1989 Bayliner Capri generates $2240.25 for  Parkinson Alberta! 1982 16 foot Espadon to bring close to $1000.00 for Youths Can Fish 2! Continue reading "Donate a Boat and Float Big Dollars for Charity" →

Donated 1963 Lotus Draws Over $20,000 For Animal Charity

LotusFrom time to time we have the happy privilege of seeing a beauty of a collector car come rolling through our program. Most often, cars of a certain age are recycle ready and draw reluctant interest from potential buyers. But sometimes we see a show-stopper like this 1963 Lotus Super Seven Series II dream boat! Continue reading "Donated 1963 Lotus Draws Over $20,000 For Animal Charity" →

Boys and Girls Club of Durham & Race For Kids

Boys and Girls Club On Saturday, June 4, 2016 Boys & Girls Club of Durham is inviting you and your team of four to participate in the 5th Annual Capital One"Race for Kids™. Join them in supporting a national campaign to give all kids the opportunity for a bright future. Capital One "Race for Kids™ offers many ways to get involved. Your involvement will make a difference in the lives of boys and girls in our community. Continue reading "Boys and Girls Club of Durham & Race For Kids" →

Motorhome & RV Donations | Extend the Legacy

MotorhomeIs your RV ready for her last camping trek? Is your motorhome, having served your family well, ready to make some memories with another young tribe? Making decisions for end of life recreational vehicles can be emotional...and costly. Maybe we can help? Continue reading "Motorhome & RV Donations | Extend the Legacy" →

Porsche Proceeds to Cancer Charity

When John’s ‘88 Porsche 928 rolled into our program, we didn’t know what to porscheexpect. The old girl had a lot of miles under the hood, and the transmission was done. Ontario is notoriously tough on cars (that road salt just eats away at everything), and we weren’t sure if there would be anything left of this little black beauty after almost 30 years on the road. Continue reading "Porsche Proceeds to Cancer Charity" →

Refugees in Canada | Uncommon Courage

“While every refugee’s story is different and their anguish personal, they all share a common thread of uncommon courage -- the courage not only to survive, but to persevere and rebuild their shattered lives. ” ~ Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees ~ Continue reading "Refugees in Canada | Uncommon Courage" →

Effective Altruism in Canada

A Merry Christmas! call out to savvy donors everywhere: have you heard of "effective altruism,"Effective Altruism yet? There's a movement coming out of the UK that is a generous invitation to give thoughtfully, efficiently, mindfully -- a joyful challenge at this charitable time of year.  Continue reading "Effective Altruism in Canada" →