Mission Motors -Visalia Rescue Mission

Garth Richards

The Visalia Rescue Mission has launched Mission Motors … turning your donated vehicle into a resource for life change to help feed, shelter and rehabilitate people in need. They are now accepting cars, trucks, rv’s, motorcycles and trailers. Donations are tax deductible and they’d love to talk to you about your donation.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Is there someone I can speak with over the phone?
Call (559) 429-8777

What if my vehicle doesn’t run?
No problem. We’ll come pick it up.

What can I donate?
At this time, we are accepting cars, trucks, vans, RVs, travel trailers, hauling trailers, boats, and motorcycles.
If you have something not on this list, give us a call.

What do I need to do to donate my vehicle?
Provide us with the title and keys to the vehicle. If you do not have title papers call us anyway; other arrangements can  be made in most instances.

How is the value of my car determined?
We can refer you to IRS Publication, which sets forth the manner in which the IRS requires you to determine the value of your donated property. You can review this publication on the IRS web site. If your donation is worth more than $5,000, you may need an appraisal for tax purposes.

How do I find what is my car worth? 
Visit Kelley Blue Book or NADA Guides to get a general idea of what your car may be worth. Please bear in mind that this is only used as a general guideline and does not indicate the kind of tax deduction you will receive.

Is my donation tax deductible?
The mission is a 501 (c) [3] all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.

Where can I read about IRS information?
View IRS rules on donated vehicles or go to www.IRS.gov

Categories: Auto Repair & Sales