Why Choose Rawhide?

Car and vehicle donors have been trusting Rawhide with their donations since 1983.

“I chose to donate my car to Rawhide because I feel strongly about the work they are doing with young men who are motivated to make positive changes in their lives.”
– R. Krause

“I have donated cars repeatedly to Rawhide and each time it was easy and, amazingly convenient.”
– Ben D.

“My husband and I live in Lacrosse, WI. We had a “well-used” car that we wanted to donate to Rawhide if they would come this far for it. Even during a holiday week, they were here within 3 days ! It was a very easy process.”
– Sue T.

7 Reasons Why People Donate to Rawhide:

  1. The process is Fast, Easy, and Free! We arrange vehicle pick-up and transport at no cost to you.
  2. On average, vehicle donors receive a 48% higher tax deduction than from other car donation charities.
  3. 83% of donation proceeds directly fund treatment programs for at risk youth and families.
    • No middle man. When you donate to Rawhide, we handle your donation directly. Some organizations use use third party resellers who receive some of the proceeds and only return a small portion to the mission.
  4. We accept all car donations whether it is running or not.
  5. We also accept boats, motorcycles, RVs, campers, motor homes, jet skis, and more. If in doubt, simple call us at 1-800-729-4433.
  6. You have the option of dropping off your car donation the same day at a local drop off center or you can wait for the transport vehicle.
  7. When you donate to Rawhide, you’re in good company with our major sponsors below:

Major Rawhide Sponsors

Green Bay Packers


Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Schneider National

Rawhide was founded in 1965 by John and Jan Gillespie with the help of NFL Hall of Fame Legend Bart Starr and his wife Cherry. We have a unique, rich story that will inspire you. Read on to learn more about our history.

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