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Donate A Car
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You can donate your car, boat or RV to Hidaya to help the needy. These vehicles are either donated to needy community members or sold whereby the funds are utilized towards other Hidaya projects.

Please fill out the Car Donation form and fax it to (866) 344-3292 or mail to P.O. Box 5481, Santa Clara, CA 95056-5481 or scan and email to mail@hidaya.org.

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.