VDP-Frequently Asked Questions
What Type Of Vehicles Can Be Donated?
We accept most cars, trucks, vans, fleet vehicles, trailers, boats, motorcycles, and RVs, subject to approval. If you have any questions about what you can donate, please call us at 601-572-7296.
What Paperwork Do I Need To Donate My Vehicle?
In most cases we will need the title to the vehicle. Even if you do not have title papers, call us anyway; other arrangements can be worked out in most cases. You may contact us at 601-572-7296.
Can I Donate My Car If It Doesn't Run?
Yes, we are able to accept most vehicles whether they run or not. For more information, please call us at 601-572-7296.
Can I Deduct The Car Donation?
Yes, vehicles donated on this site are tax deductible.
How Is The Value Of My Donated Vehicle Determined For Purposes Of My Claiming A Charitable Deduction With The IRS?
Car donations to an IRS approved 501(c)(3) charity is still tax deductible and will fall into one of these categories:
- For vehicles sold for under $500, you can claim the fair market value up to $500.00 without any additional paperwork. The preliminary tax receipt will be mailed after vehicle has been confirmed picked up.
- If the gross proceeds for the sale of your donated vehicle exceeds $500.00, your deduction will be limited to the actual sale price. You will also be asked by the donee organization to provide your Social Security for the purposes of completing its IRS Form 1098-C form.
Do You Pick Up The Car?
Yes call us at 601-572-7296. We will arrange to have your vehicle towed away at a scheduled time at no cost to you the donor.
How Much Of The Selling Price Of My Donated Vehicle Goes To Support Mercy House Teen Challenge?
Mercy House Teen Challenge is a federally registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. You receive a tax deduction for the total amount that your car sells for and 100% of dollars generated form your donation go directly to support our local Adult & Teen Challenge Men’s Center.