Vehicle Donation

Help ISKCON Baltimore by donating you vehicle.
This page outlines easy step-by-step instructions on how to donate your vehicle to ISKCON Baltimore. Automobile donations are accepted within a reasonable distance.

As soon as we review vehicle information a ISKCON Baltimore representative will call you. If you have any questions about the donation process you can contact us on 410-719-1776 before filling out the form. If you do not have a vehicle to donate, but wish to make a contribution, you can use our donation page to donate by other means.

Here are 3 easy steps for donating your car:

Step One
A donor may submit a vehicle donation form on this website or contact ISKCON Baltimore at 410-719-1776. The donor provides general information on the vehicle that they will donate.

Step Two
Once your vehicle donation application has been screened and accepted, one of our devotees will contact and arrange for pick up of the vehicle.

Step Three
The vehicle will be transferred to ISKCON Baltimore once we have a clear transferable title. A written acknowledgment will then be sent to for you for your contribution.


Vehicle Donation Form
(Please print it out, fill out the details and send to ISKCON Baltimore.)
* The donor will be contacted within 2-3 business days at the latest.
Donor Name: _____________________________
Mailing Address: _______________________________________________________________

City: ___________________________________ State _______ Zip _______________

Phone # _______________________ Alternate # ______________________________

Vehicle Location (If different than above) ___________________________________________________

City ___________________________________ State _______ Zip _______________

Vehicle Information:

Year _________ Make _________________ Model ____________________________

VIN # ________________________________________ License # _______________

Please check all that apply: 2-Door 4-Door Station-Wagon 4-Wheel-Drive

Does the vehicle run and drive as is? Yes No, explain____________________________

Do you have the Title? Yes No, explain_______________________________________

Please note any problems/damage:
Engine _________________________________________________________________
Trans. __________________________________________________________________
Tires __________________________________________________________________
Body __________________________________________________________________
Other __________________________________________________________________

Special Instructions: _______________________________________________________________________

Frequently asked Questions

Q. What Can I Donate?
A. Cars, Trucks, Vans, RV's, Motor Homes and most other motorized vehicles. We will help you through the process of donating any of these vehicles. If you have any questions regarding donations, please contact us by email or talk to us by phone at 410-719-1776.

Q. Is my vehicle donation tax deductible?
A. Donations to a non-profit organization or charity that is classified under 501(c)[3] are tax deductible. The donation made to us may be utilized as a tax write-off, allowing you a car donation tax break. Everyone’s tax situation is different, so consult with your tax professional to determine how you may benefit.

Q. How much will my tax write-off be? (And how do I determine the value of my donation for a possible IRS car donation tax break and tax write-off purposes?)
The amount that is tax deductible is the sale amount of the vehicle. For more information on tax write-offs, see the IRS information on vehicle donations. Everyone’s tax situation is different, so consult with your tax professional to determine how you can benefit.

Q. What paperwork do I need to donate a vehicle?
A. You’ll need a title to the vehicle.

Q. My vehicle is not running. Can I donate it?
A. We only accept vehicles running; however, we do prefer the vehicle to be intact. Occasionally, we will make an exception depending on the year, make and model of the vehicle.

Q. How quickly will you pick up my vehicle and how does the donation process work?
A. In most cases your car can be picked as soon as you contact us and all the necessary paperwork is done. The vehicle will be picked up by a licensed ISKCON Baltimore representative.

Q. What does ISKCON Baltimore do with my car?
A. ISKCON Baltimore will use your car for day to day use in various areas such as town runs for all variety of temple purchases and devotee needs, airport runs or home preaching programs. Or ISKCON Baltimore will sell your vehicle and use the proceeds towards the ongoing operational expenses.

Q. I’m ready to donate. How do I get started?
A. Fill out the donation form and send to us. We will get back to you with the donation process.

To donate by phone, call 410-719-1776 and we’ll be happy to help!