Donate Your Vehicle
Wondering what to do with your used car or truck? Donating your old vehicle to Swallow Hill Music is convenient, easy, and may qualify you for a tax deduction. And best of all, your donation of a used car or truck will make a big difference in supporting Swallow Hill Music.
Why not donate your vehicle today? All you need to do is to complete our simple online donation form or call 1-866-628-2277 and we’ll take care of the rest. We will pick up your vehicle or arrange to have your donation towed, and provide you with a tax-deductible receipt, all at no charge to you!
What are the benefits of donating my car to Swallow Hill Music?
Swallow Hill Music benefits by receiving a cash donation to fund new and existing programs and increase community awareness through local events.
You benefit by being able to reduce your taxable income when taxes are itemized. Plus you avoid the costs associated with selling your car. No need to pay for advertising, no loss of privacy and possible security risk, and no need to pay for vehicle registration, insurance, and repairs to keep your car in running condition while you wait for a buyer.
Does my car have to be running to donate it?
In some cases we can take your car, running or not. However, it must have an engine and be tow-able. Contact a representative at 1 866 628 2277 to find out if your vehicle qualifies for pick-up.
Do you only accept cars for donation?
Many types of motor vehicles are accepted including boats, motorcycles, trucks, and cars. If you are uncertain as to whether or not your vehicle is eligible, please contact the vehicle donation program toll free at 1 866 628 2277.
How long will it take to pick up my vehicle?
We make donating your car as simple and convenient as possible. A tow company will contact you within two to three business days. Call our representatives at 1-866-628-2277
Do I have to be with the vehicle at the time of pick-up?
No. Special arrangements can be made by calling our representative.
What paperwork do I need?
The only paperwork needed is a signed, clear title. Have your title with you when you call-in your donation.
Do I need an emissions test certificate in order to donate my car?
You may donate your vehicle without these documents.
Is my donation tax-deductible?
Yes, Swallow Hill Music is a non-profit organization and all donations qualify as a charitable deduction on your federal income tax return.
Will I get a tax receipt for my donation?
Yes, our driver will issue a tow receipt at the time of pick-up. This is not your final tax receipt unless the sale of your vehicle does not exceed $500. This initial acknowledgement will indicate your name as well as the year, make, model and condition of the car you are donating. It will be your only receipt if your vehicle sells for less than $500.
How is the value determined on the vehicle donated?
The value is determined by the gross proceeds raised from the sale of the donated vehicle. You no longer have the burden of determining the value yourself.
Call 1-866-628-2277 or online at https://www.vehiclesforcharity.org/Donate/SWA.html
Questions? Contact Deidre Hamilton
About Swallow Hill Music
Swallow Hill Music has been helping people make and enjoy music since 1979. As it celebrates its 34th year, it is proud to be known as one of the largest non-profit organizations in the United States to serve as a source for roots, folk and acoustic music.
Swallow Hill Music serves more than 120,000 people through its concert, school and outreach programming.
Three concert venues at our facility on 71 E. Yale Ave. offer more than 200 performances a year, featuring local, national and international talent. In addition, Swallow Hill Music presents and produces its annual Rootsfest celebration, Ukefest, concerts at the L2 Arts & Culture Center in Capitol Hill, at Four Mile Historic Park, at the Old South Pearl St. summer street fairs, and at the Denver Botanic Gardens for its long-running and esteemed Summer Concert Series.