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WAMU 88.5

Vehicle Donation Program

Donate your car, truck, motorcycle, RV, camper, or boat to support WAMU Public Media and help keep the quality NPR programming you love. We make it easy to donate your vehicle to support the cause you believe in. Simply complete the online vehicle donation form below and we'll reach out to you to finalize the process and arrange for your car to be picked-up, at no cost to you. You may qualify for a tax deduction while supporting a great cause!


Donate your vehicle and make a difference for WAMU 88.5. Our helpful customer service team is here 7 days a week to help you through the process.

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    Donate your car to WAMU

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    Call 866-WAMU-444 (866-926-8444) or complete our Easy Online Form

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    CARS will handle the rest from pick up to receipt

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WAMU 88.5

WAMU's mission is to connect Washingtonians with each other and the world. WAMU's vision is to be the most respected and trusted voice in the world of traditional and emerging media, recognized for our commitment to serving community, neighborhood and global, with balanced, enlightening, inspiring and entertaining programs of the highest possible quality.

WAMU is member-supported, professionally-staffed, and licensed to American University. Providing programing to nearly 1 million listeners on-air, online, and on demand. We are deeply committed to the Washington D.C. metro area, we continually produce regular and special programming that reflects the unique environment of our region. When you give to WAMU, your tax-deductible gift helps make possible the award-winning programs upon which you’ve come to expect and rely on!

Our vehicle donation program allows you to donate your car to support WAMU 88.5 and support us in our mission and our goal of connecting Washingtonians with each other and the world. Donate your car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or RV and help make a difference today! All vehicles are considered, running or not.

Your donation directly benefits WAMU 88.5

Simply complete our online vehicle donation form
or give us a call to get started! 866-WAMU-444 (866-926-8444)


A Good Cause

This is the car I learned to drive in, and it holds a very special place in my heart and memories. I couldn't bring myself to sell it. Donating it was the best way for me to let the car go knowing that it would go to a good cause. I hope it serves you as well as it served me for the past 8 years.

Anonymous Donor, WYEP

A Significant Benefit

I'm gratified to learn that my donation actually resulted in a significant benefit to the nonprofit.

Anonymous Donor

Help The Environment.

My car needed a simple repair and I was already considering donating the car as a lifestyle change toward using bike and public transport. Seems like the right time to donate the car and help the environment.

Anonymous Donor