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Donate Your Used Car to the Charles River Center

Charles River Center, Needham

Do you have a car sitting in your driveway or on its last legs that you would like to see gone?

Consider donating it to the Charles River Center.  It’s quick, easy and the proceeds go to a great cause!

Through The Arc of the U.S., the Charles River Center partners with Melwood Charity Car Donation Center, a non-profit agency, to manage and operate our vehicle donation program.  Melwood, since 1963, has provided job training and employment for over 2,000 individuals with disabilities.

Melwood accepts cars, vans, trucks, boats with a trailer, and recreational vehicles seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The donation process takes just minutes.  Just visit


Be sure to select the Charles River Center as the beneficiary of your donation.


  • Free towing whether your vehicle is running or not.   
  • You can donate your automobile from anywhere in the country.  
  • Eliminates the hassle of repairing, advertising and selling your car—let our courteous, trained staff handle all the details. 
  • Potential IRS tax deduction.

Questions?  Contact Hilary Ryan, VP of Development, at or (781) 972-1030.  

Thank you for supporting the Charles River Center!

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