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Your donation helps children and adults with differing abilities enjoy supported recreational opportunities.

Washington DC Car Donation Information

Simplified Car Donation Washington DC And Beyond

Selling your old vehicle or boat can be a hassle. Dealing with potential buyers or dealerships is time-consuming. Advertising can be costly. The process could take days or take months, and chances are, you’ll have to compromise on price. But donating your car to Melwood couldn’t be easier – and the tax benefits are solid.

For simple, confident vehicle donation Washington DC , Melwood is a choice you can feel good about. When you make a car donation in Washington to Melwood, you’ll be supporting an organization that helps people with disabilities develop a sense of belonging, inclusion and self-worth – things we all deserve. You’ll not only feel good about your decision, you can also expect a quick and easy process, because we have years of experience processing more than 150,000 vehicle donations.

We find most of our donors prefer the convenience of online donation. You can donate your used car, van, truck, boat with a trailer, or recreational vehicle seven days a week, 24 hours a day. It’s as easy as going online and filling out our online auto donation form. We handle the rest for you.

You can also donate over the phone or find out more about our Donate Car Washington DC Program by calling 1-877-MELWOOD (877-635-9663), and one of our friendly operators will assist you.

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thurs: 8 am - 7 pm
Friday: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9 am - 4 pm
Sunday Closed

It’s easy, it tax-advantageous, and it will help support the valuable work of Melwood and the progress of the people we serve. Wherever you live in the Washington DC area, donating your car to Melwood is hassle-free.

We offer free towing services from your location and accept auto donations from virtually every part of Washington DC, including (but not limited to) the following neighborhoods:

Adams Morgan, American University Park, Anacostia, Arboretum

Barnaby Woods, Barney Circle, Barry Farm, Bellevue, Benning, Benning Heights, Benning Ridge, Berkley, Bloomingdale, Brentwood, Brightwood, Brightwood Park, Brookland, Buena Vista, Burleith, Burrville

Capitol Hill, Capitol View, Carver Langston, Cathedral Heights, Chevy Chase, DC, Chinatown, Civic Betterment, Cleveland Park, Colonial Village, Colony Hill, Columbia Heights, Congress Heights, Crestwood

Deanwood, Douglass, Downtown, Dupont Circle, Dupont Park

Eastland Gardens, Eckington, Edgewood

Fairfax Village, Fairlawn, Foggy Bottom, Forest Hills, Fort Davis, Fort Dupont, Fort Lincoln, Fort Totten, Foxhall, Friendship Heights

Garfield Heights, Gateway, Georgetown, Glover Park, Good Hope, Grant Park, Greenway

Hawthorne, Hillbrook, Hillcrest

Ivy City

Judiciary Square

Kenilworth, Kent, Kingman Park, Knox Hill

Lamond-Riggs, Langdon, Le Droit Park, Lincoln Heights, Logan Circle

Mahaning Heights, Manor Park, Marshall Heights, Massachusetts Heights, Mayfair, McLean Gardens, Michigan Park, Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon Square

Navy Yard, Naylor Gardens, Near Northeast, NoMa, Washington, D.C., North Cleveland Park, North Michigan Park

Observatory Circle

Park View, Penn Branch, Penn Quarter, Petworth, Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Plains, Potomac Heights

Randle Highlands, Riggs Park, River Terrace, Shaw

Shepherd Park, Sheridan Kalorama, Shipley Terrace, Sixteenth Street Heights, Southwest Federal Center, Southwest Waterfront, Spring Valley, Summit Park, Sursum Corda, Swampoodle

Takoma, Tenleytown, The Palisades, Trinidad, Truxton Circle, Twining

Union Station

Wakefield, Washington Highlands, Wesley Heights, West End, Woodland, Woodland-Normanstone Terrace, Woodley Park, Woodridge