Origami & Duct Tape: Cars of Another Sort

Origami Car

Origami car and truck crafts might be one way to brighten your January. Are you looking for something with a little more stick to it? Duct tape vehicles or crafts might be your thing.

Origami car how-to

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Keeping our minds and hands busy through the winter months can help pass those sluggish January and February weeks. Check out SuperColoring for some whimsical and realistic origami blueprints. They have easy to replicate paper crafts to wile away your winter doldrums.

Or, if you're looking for something a little more intricate:

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Explore and create! Keep your mind curious and your hands engaged is something creative to help bring Spring on just a little more quickly.

Duct Tape car how not-to

Origami Car3

Duct tape crafts and fixes come in all shapes and sizes. 'Looking for a good Google search rabbit hole? This colorful adhesive is your topic of the day! From period-piece wonderment (like the van up top) to car repair fails, we all like to use the stuff to fix, create, and decorate.

Wheels firmly rollin' in the real world

If an origami car and a (creative) duct tape disaster are furthest from your mind, you might have the fixing of your actual vehicle top of mind? Is your vehicle is beyond repair? Call us, or pop us a query via the home page. If you're on the move and need to downsize, we can help. Your donated vehicle can be more than a topic of conversation. It can build a memory, and your gift will aid in changing a life.

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Red origami car photo credit: http://www.supercoloring.com/paper-crafts/how-to-make-an-origami-car-instructions

Photo credit, race car: http://papercraftsorigamiforkids.blogspot.com/2014/10/origami-car-instructions.html

Duct tape van photo credit: https://guff.com/15-duct-tape-superstars

Photo credit, duct tape car: https://mashable.com/2014/05/24/duct-tape-diy/#dhs4b0mRnPq6

Tweets and Repeats

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Tweets and repeats. The occasional Facebook posts.
Donate a Car Canada creatively supports their 800+ receiving charities through brief reminders of the compassionate work of caring organizations. And it's free!

Tweets and our charity repeats

Donate a Car Canada has a designated staff person at the ready to post tweets and Facebook messages about the charity you love. One click and a hashtag. That's all it takes to share a reminder to support and to give.

Does this really make a difference?

Putting some forms of social media to work for our charities is helpful in sustaining awareness. Both the charity's cause, and the option to give via a vehicle donation, are kept front-of-mind. And this is at no cost to the charity!

Dozens of our charities are quick to re-tweet our bits and blurbs. Not least among these are our animal charities.

Tweets aren't just for the birds

These re-tweeting animal charities would appreciate your "follow" on Twitter or Facebook:

Boxer Rescue Ontario

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – CPAWS

Farley Foundation

Edmonton Humane Society

Toronto Cat Rescue

Team Cat Rescue

Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund

WILDNorth

Pawsitive Match Rescue Foundation

Funds for Furry Friends

Prefer to share and give to the two-legged kind? From kiddos to seniors, here are some organizations that are actively seeking your support:

Pollution Probe Foundation

Friends of Fish Creek Provincial Park

BC Lung Association

Farming Smarter

Asthma Canada

Huntington Society of Canada

Special Olympics Saskatchewan

STARS Foundation

Food for the Poor Canada

Autism Canada

Youth Services Bureau of Ottawa

BC Children’s Foundation

War Child Canada

Horizons for Youth

Silvera for Seniors

Boys & Girls Club of Durham

United Way Winnipeg

Operation Eyesight Universal

Cerebral Palsy Association in Alberta

OPACC – Ontario Parents Advocating for Children with Cancer

Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Centre BC

March of Dimes Canada

Edmonton Public Library

Re-tweet and doneet?

If these charities align with the causes you care to support, we're here to help. We can manage your car donation quickly and easily. No car to donate right now? Consider giving your charity a "like" or a "share." Help spread the word to others who might be looking for ways they can support!

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Tweeting - dad-joke style

Social media picture courtesy of http://www.manuinfosolutions.com/social-media-promotion/

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