Find answers to your questions about our process at Cars 4 Cures in Toronto, GTA, Barrie, Southwestern Ontario and Winnipeg. If you don't find your questions here, feel free to call us.
Q: What type of paperwork do I need to donate?
A: You will need to present us with the ownership papers for your vehicle.
Q: If I don’t have the title/ownership papers, can I still donate?
A: Yes, as long as you have other documentation to prove ownership of the vehicle.
Q What happens if the registration is expired?
A: Registration doesn't expire. Only insurance expires.
Q I don’t have insurance on the car, can I still donate?
A: Yes, you can.
Q I am the Executor /Executrix or Power of Attorney. May I donate the car?
A: Yes, you may.
Q Does my vehicle need to be E-tested or certified to donate?
A: Absolutely not. We accept the vehicle as it is.
Q How does Cars 4 Cures determine the value of the tax receipt?
A: Cars 4 Cures is owned and staffed by 2 families that have been in the auto recycling and scrap metal business in Canada for 3 generations.
Q: Who will pick-up my donated car?
A: We will arrange pick-up from a local towing company in your area.
Q: Do I need to be there when you pick-up my car?
A: No, you do not need to be there. Simply leave the keys to your car and the ownership papers in the glove compartment.
Q: Can you pick-up my car from any location?
A: Yes we can, within our geographical zone.
Q: Will you call the day of the pick-up to confirm?
A: Depending on the time of day, we will confirm either same day or one day in advance.
Q: Are there any tow costs I will have to pay?
A: No, there are not.
Q: What happens to the vehicle after it's picked-up?
A: After your vehicle is taken, it's evaluated and either sold, processed for scrap, sourced for parts or disposed of, with proceeds going to the charity of your choice.
Q: What do I do with my license plates?
A: Please remove your license plates. If you're unable to, we will help.
Q: Can I drop off my car?
A: Absolutely! Feel free to bring it to our shop.
Q: How do you choose the charities? Can I suggest a charity that isn’t on the pick list?
A: We are happy to send funds from your donated vehicle to a recognized, donor designated charity of your choice.
Q: When and how do I receive my receipt?
A: Your chosen charity will issue your tax receipt to acknowledge your generous donation to their charity.
Q: Is the receipt tax deductible?
A: Yes, it is.
Q: Will I always receive a tax receipt?
A: Yes, if you choose a charity from our partner list. If you choose a charity not listed in our charities section, a receipt will not be issued.