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You can donate your vehicle to Hidaya to help families and individuals in need. These vehicles are either given to community members in need or sold whereby the funds are utilized towards fixing other cars, or used towards other Hidaya projects.

Please fill out the Car Donation form (fillable pdf) and email to mail@hidaya.org or mail to us at P.O. Box 5481, Santa Clara, CA 95056-5481.

If you would like to make a cash donation towards the fixing and preparation of vehicles before giving to deserving families and individuals, you may do so by clicking here.

Please make sure that you submit a completed "Notice of transfer and Release of liability" form to your state DMV within five days.
Kindly be aware that IRS requires the donor to submit an appraisal of the donated automobile while filing for taxes, if the donor is going to claim the donation on his or her taxes. Please use the following links to learn more information.

Related Links


  • Hidaya Foundation Car Donation Form
  • California DMV Notice of transfer and Release of liability form
  • A Donor's Guide to Car Donation (Publication 4303)
  • Charitable Contributions (Publication 526)
  • Determining the Value of Donated Property (Publication 561)
  • Noncash Charitable Contributions Form 8283
  • Instructions for Form 8283
  • Government Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Program
  • Government Voluntary Vehicle Retirement Program (FAQs)

    Sitara-e-Isaar Awarded to Hidaya Foundation

    Hidaya Foundation was awarded Sitara-i-Eisaar (Star of Sacrifice) by the Government of Pakistan, in recognition of the results-oriented relief efforts during the 2005 earthquake in Pakistan.

    Combined Federal Campaign

    Hidaya Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) with FEIN 77-0502583. All cash and in-kind donations are tax deductible. Hidaya puts it’s best effort to utilize the funds donated for a specific project, sometimes circumstances dictate we use funds otherwise.