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Cars & Boats

A car has a metal or plastic frame housing mechanical parts and interior cushions and linings.

Many local non-profits partner to receive a donation as part or your vehicle or boat donation. Inquire if the non-profit's that you support have this type of program.

Need to get rid of boat waste before donation or recyling? See these resources: Boating Clean & Green, Pumpout Nav App, SF Bay Clean Boating Map, Bilge Care & Preventing Oil Spills, Fishing Line, Abandoned Vessels, Oil, Chemical & Hazardous Waste Spills

Vendors

Vendor Address City Destination Disposal Method Notes
The Jet Ski Doctor 14082 Washington Ave San Leandro Repair Free Drop-off Jet Ski's
iFixit 1330 Monterey St San Luis Obisbo Repair Free Mail-in DIY repair instructions
Salvation Army (3921 Geary Blvd) 3921 Geary Blvd San Francisco Reuse Free Drop-off
Shelter, Inc. of Contra Costa County PO Box 5368 Concord Reuse Free Pick-up Working & non-working
Wheels for Wishes (Make-A-Wish Bay Area) 1 Sansome Street, 35th Floor San Francisco Reuse Free Pick-up Working or non-working (recycle)
Hayward Thrift Center 29498 Mission Blvd. Hayward Reuse Free Pick-up see website
St. Vincent de Paul 2210 Gladstone Dr. Pittsburg Reuse Free Pick-up Working & non-working
Craigslist 222 Sutter St
Floor 9
San Francisco Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Teen Challenge Thrift Store 3437 Chestnut Ave. Concord Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
OfferUp 1745 114th Ave SE Bellevue Reuse Buyback Pick-up
Hope Services (Fremont) 37482 Fremont Blvd Fremont Reuse Free Pick-up Call 408-510-6934 for information on car donation
Volunteers of America Auto Donations 672 13th Street Suite 100 Oakland Reuse Free Pick-up Also accepts trucks, RVs, boats and other property from throughout the Bay Area. Free pick up. Receipt usually mailed within 24 hours. |
A-1 Auto Dismantlers 2707 Pittsburg-Antioch Hwy. Antioch Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
East Bay SPCA (Dublin) 4651 Gleason Dr Dublin Reuse Free Drop-off Vehicle Donations (Working condition, call for details)
Boys & Girls Club of Silicon Valley 518 Valley Way Milpitas Reuse Free Pick-up Accepts most cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RV's, motorcycles, off road vehicles, heavy equipment and other motorized vehicles. Will take vehicle running or not, must be in one piece, have an engine, and be towable. Contact a CARS representative at 855-500-RIDE (7433) to find out if your vehicle qualifies for pick-up.
Rheaply - Bay Area Reuse Marketplace Reuse Pick-up for a Fee For Businesses & Organizations. Vehicles, parts & accessories. Whether you’re looking to donate, buy, or sell furniture, fixtures, building materials, or any other workplace items, the Bay Area Marketplace has something for every project. List items you want to move or find items for your organization (donations and for a fee).
Parca Parca Main Office
800 Airport Blvd, Suite 320
Burlingame Reuse Free Pick-up
Hope Services (Mountain View) 460 East Middlefield Rd Mountain View Reuse Free Pick-up Curently not accepting any donations at this location due to COVID
Donate Car USA Two Westbrook Corporate Center
Suite 500
Westchester Reuse Free Drop-off Working & non-working
East Bay SPCA (Oakland) 8323 Baldwin St. Oakland Reuse Free Drop-off Vehicle Donations (Working condition, call for details)

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