We’ve had concerns about this industry for many years and have always recommended that donors bypass the middlemen and donate their vehicles directly to financially efficient charities that have proof of their programmatic accomplishments. As such, we commend the AG for taking steps to protect donors and to ensure that New Yorkers’ charitable dollars reach the recipients that need them the most.
Here’s a list of the organizations being investigated:
Bless the Kids, Hewlett
Hope for the Disabled Kids Inc., Ozone Park
2-star J.O.Y. for our Youth, Inc. d/b/a Kars 4 Kids, N.J.
Tree of Life, Brooklyn
LeChaim Society, Brooklyn
0-star Heritage for the Blind, Brooklyn
Children in Crises, N.J.
Breast Cancer Society, Ariz.
Children's Cancer Fund of America Inc., Powell, Tenn.
Children's Literacy Program, Westminster, Md.
We Buy Cars Inc., Bellerose Village
Cars that Help, Staten Island
Louis Cardillo, Bellerose Village
Arthur Glass, Staten Island