Donate car to National Kidney Foundation

Before you get wrapped up in the holiday season, remember that another less festive time is just around the corner—tax season.

Fortunately, there’s still time if a tax deduction tops your holiday wish list. Donate your used vehicle (car, boat, plane, truck or motorcycle)—running or not—to the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois’ Kidney Car Program, and you may enjoy a much sought after year-end break.

You don’t have to stand in long lines, or fight the crowds at the mall for this gift. The donation process is simple. All you do is call the NKFI at 312-321-1500, or go online to Vehicles are sold at auctions or for parts with 70 percent of the proceeds going to support the work of the NKFI.

There are more than 800,000 people in Illinois living with chronic kidney disease, and most are unaware of it. The NKFI is committed to providing services, resources and education to dialysis patients and transplant recipients—and their families. In addition to working with patients, the NKFI has established programs in public and private schools, and in the community to help educate students and the public about the dangers of untreated hypertension, ways to prevent kidney disease, and the urgency and importance of kidney disease. Information: (312) 321-1500 or

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