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1-800-Charity Cars is an American 501(c)(3) non-profit car donation organization, whose mission is "to engage in activities that will uplift humanity."[1] As part of that mission, 800-Charity Cars provides free vehicles and vehicle support services to assist disadvantaged families in their transition from dependency to self-sufficiency.[2]

1-800-Charity Cars operates Free Charity Cars[3] which is a social network those looking to be awarded a program car can join.

History

  • 1996—1-800-Charity Cars was founded as Charity Cars, Inc.[4]
  • September 1998—Charity Cars was honored by receiving the prestigious Walt Disney World Outstanding Community Service Award.[5]
  • December 2000—Charity Cars completed its goal of national reach having given away cars in every state including Alaska and Hawaii.[6]
  • September 2009—1-800-Charity Cars wins a $100,000 grant from Allstate Foundation.[7]
  • December 2010— 1-800-Charity Cars teamed up with Extreme Makeover Home Edition and gave away a car on an episode filmed in October 2010 and which aired on ABC on December 13, 2010.[8]

References

  1. 1 800 Charity Cars Mission. 800charitycars.org. Retrieved on 2012-11-06.
  2. 1-800 Charity Cars gives cars to people in need, changes live, archived from the original on March 13, 2012, http://web.archive.org/web/20120313031401/http://www.loveandwaterinternational.com/2010/02/1-800-charity-cars-gives-cars-to-people.html 
  3. Free Charity Cars. Free Charity Cars (2012-01-31). Retrieved on 2012-11-06.
  4. JustGiveWs-Organization Report. GuideStar. Retrieved on 2012-11-06.
  5. Disney Honors Good Deeds - Orlando Sentinel. Articles.orlandosentinel.com (1998-09-26). Retrieved on 2012-11-06.
  6. Spotlight: Brian Scott Menzies - Orlando Sentinel. Articles.orlandosentinel.com (2008-12-21). Retrieved on 2012-11-06.
  7. Americans Choose Charity Cars as Winner of $100,000 Grant. Theautochannel.com. Retrieved on 2012-11-06.
  8. Contact Support. Charitychoices.org.uk. Retrieved on 2012-11-06.
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