Donate your vehicle
To make the donation process convenient for you, we will pick the vehicle up from your home or business at no expense. In addition, your donation is tax-deductible.
What type of vehicles does Mel Trotter accept?
We accept cars, trucks, vans, SUVs and motorcycles, ATV’s, snowmobiles, and lawn tractors.
How/Where do I donate my vehicle?
Mel Trotter will pick the vehicle up at no expense to the donor. The vehicle can also be donated at Mel Trotter’s Auto Sales location (555 28th St. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49548).
What to bring when donating my vehicle:
We must receive the title and lein release information to the vehicle at the time of donation
Do the vehicles have to be in running condition?
No. We accept non-running vehicles.
Who handles all the DMV processing?
Mel Trotter will handle all DMV processing and paperwork.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, on a federal level. However, vehicle sales price determines tax deduction. We will provide the appropriate paperwork for filing
Who/What receives aid from my donation?
Mel Trotter Auto Sales exists to create awareness of Mel Trotter Ministries throughout Greater Grand Rapids. The Auto Sales department financially supports the Missions's programs through customer donations and purchases. http://www.meltrotter.org/programs-and-services.
Additional benefits to donating:
Mel Trotter Ministries places donated vehicles with working families in the community
You will not spend unncessary time or dollars selling your vehicle
Recycling your vehicle with Mel Trotter Ministries saves energy and natural resources
Mel Trotter Ministries is a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Questions or need more information? E-mail kareneverest@MelTrotter.org or call 616-301-1415 ext 521.