Tires, not Ties This Father's Day

Show you Care...with a Car Donation

Jun 13, 2013, 11:30 ET from National Kidney Foundation

NEW YORK, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Did your dad teach you to drive? Did he show you how to change a tire, or maybe even the oil filter?


That's just one more good reason to celebrate Father's Day this Sunday. The National Kidney Foundation wants to remind you that this annual expression of love and respect also provides an opportunity to make a unique gift. You can honor your dad by donating a car on his special day and give hope to millions with kidney disease and their families.

Donated vehicles are tax deductible. Over the course of the last thirty years, more than 650,000 Americans have donated their cars, trucks, vans, motorcycles and boats to the National Kidney Foundation. The process is simple. Car owners can call 1-800-488-CARS (2277) to arrange for free pickup, or donate online at Vehicles are sold either at auction or for parts, with more than 80% of the proceeds directly supporting the work of the National Kidney Foundation.

The National Kidney Foundation is the nation's leading organization dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families and tens of millions of Americans at risk.

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You could be getting good mileage by saving lives and saving money. Honk if you think Dad would be proud.

SOURCE National Kidney Foundation