Donate a Car in Delaware

In the United States, the average age of a car is 12.1 years old. As your car starts to age and you live in the state of Delaware, take the time to consider donating your car to your public radio station through the Car Talk Donation Program. Through the quick and easy process, you would not only be supporting your local public radio station, but your donation comes with a tax deduction as well.

How do I donate a car in Delaware?

While the best part of donating a car in Delaware is the support you provide to the people who deliver news, music and insightful talk to your radio every single day, the second best part is how easy it is to donate:

  1. Have your vehicle title ready.
  2. Follow this link to the Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program or call us at 1-877-215-0227.
  3. Answer the questions about your car and yourself.
  4. Select a date and time to have your car picked up.

It’s really that easy.

Note: Delaware requires a title for any vehicle. If you don’t have the title, you can file for a replacement with the state.

How will my Delaware car donation be picked up?

When donating through the Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program, we make it simple and easy when it comes to pick ups. After you complete the donation form, a local towing agent will call you within 2-3 business days to schedule a pick up time most convenient for you. At the time of pick up, you'll hand over the car keys and signed title to the tow driver.

My vehicle doesn’t pass Delaware’s emissions requirement. Is it still ok to donate to a Delaware Public Radio station?

Although your car may not pass the emissions test, you can still donate your car! By donating your car, you will not only open up space in your driveway, but you will be helping your local public radio station while also receiving tax benefits.

What Delaware public radio stations accept car donations?

Your donation to Delaware Public Media will support Delaware's first and only public news service and NPR affiliate. DPM can also be heard on-air at 91.7 FM WMPH and 88.1 FM WMHS or by streaming and smart speaker any time.

What are some good car donation resources in Delaware?

The Car Talk Vehicle donation program will provide funds to the DelawarePublic Radio station of your choice.