You're the key to ending homelessness
Donors who give vehicles to Mel Trotter Ministries are the key to restoration for the men, women and children who are trying to overcome homelessness. Your donated vehicle is sold at auction or scrapped for parts and all proceeds go directly to Mel Trotter Ministries to help our guests move forward to achieving sustainable income and safe housing.
Instructions for donating a vehicle:
• We accept all autos, trucks, vans, SUVs, motorcycles, ATVs, lawn mowers, tractors, jet-skis, RVs, boats, and campers.
• Drop off vehicles during business hours, or arrange for a pick-up
• We must receive the signed title to the vehicle at the time of donation
• Vehicle sales price determines tax deduction
• All proceeds benefit Mel Trotter Ministries programs and services
Additional benefits to donating:
You will not spend unnecessary 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 or call 616-588-8736.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of vehicles do you accept?
We accept all autos, trucks, vans, SUVs, motorcyles, ATVs, lawn mowers, tractors, jetskis, RVs, boats, and campers
How/where do I donate my vehicle?
MTM will pick the vehicle up at no expense to the donor.
What information do I need to donate my vehicle?
We must receive the title and lien release information to the vehicle at the time of donation.
Does my vehicle need to be in running condition to be accepted?
No. We accept non-running vehicles.
Who handles DMV processing?
Mel Trotter will handle all DMV processing and paperwork.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
It's possible that your donation is tax deductible. Please consult your tax representative. Please note: The vehicle sales price determines tax deduction. We will provide the appropriate paperwork for filing.
Who/what receives the benefit from my donation?
All proceeds from the sale of your vehicle go back to Mel Trotter Ministries to support men, women and children who are experiencing homelessness.
Vehicle Donation Form
Thank you for your interest in donating your vehicle to Mel Trotter Ministries. Please complete the following questions and we will contact you within 3 business days to discuss the best time to schedule a pick up.