Donating to charity is not only rewarding for the charity itself, but it’s also rewarding for you! Here are just a few of the many positive effects of giving to charity.
1. It gives you an opportunity to show your gratitude
Gratitude is important in maintaining health and happiness. You can show your gratitude by donating to a charity of your choice. Donating helps you reflect on your own struggles and make you feel more optimistic about the future!
2. It contributes to your happiness
Everyone knows that by giving to charity, you are helping people in need. Research shows that when you give to charity, you can increase your happiness because you understand that you are making a difference and helping someone who needs it. Whether you’re donating to cancer research or poverty, you can bring more meaning to your life.
3. Every donation matters, no matter how small
Even if you only have a few dollars to spare, you can still make a difference in someone’s life. As the saying goes: “Every penny counts.” Your donation, no matter the amount, contributes to the charity’s goals and can still make a big impact!
4. You can motivate others
Those closest to you, such as friends and family, may also start to feel optimistic when they see that you’ve donated to a charitable cause. It may cause them to reflect on some of their own values and efforts, and inspire them to make a change as well. In turn, this can increase your motivation and happiness!
5. You’ll get a tax deduction
When you donate to a registered charity, you will receive a tax receipt, which you can include in your tax return! All charities we are connected with at Donate4Charity will send you a tax receipt when you donate your vehicle.
If you’ve been thinking about donating to a charity recently, here is your sign! If you have a vehicle that you no longer use, consider donating it to any of the hundreds of charities listed on our website. There are so many benefits to donating to charity – what are you waiting for?
Thank you Alexander from Winnipeg for donating a 2004 Honda Civic to CancerCare Manitoba
Thank you Joey from Ottawa for donating a 2007 Hyundai Accent to Ottawa Humane Society
Thank you Chena from North Vancouver for donating a 1997 Ford Taurus to Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Thank you Judy from Calgary for donating a 2005 Pontiac Montana to Alberta Animal Rescue Crew Society
Thank you Annie from Calgary for donating a 1997 Ford Explorer to Women in Need Society of Calgary
Thank you Estate Of Michelle from Toronto for donating a 2008 Pontiac G5t Four Door Sedan to Canadian Cancer Society
Thank you Sandra from Kitchener for donating a 2005 Pontiac Montana to Heart and Stroke Foundation
Thank you Garrett from Okotoks for donating a 2006 Mazda 6 to Alberta Cancer Foundation
Thank you Sandra from Edmonton for donating a 2002 Honda Civic to Canadian Cancer Society
Thank you Phylis from Wetaskiwin for donating a 1998 Ford Ranger XLT to Diabetes Canada
Thank you Gisela And David from Nanaimo for donating a 2008 Buick Allure to CatNap Society
Thank you Marcelle from Gatineau for donating a 2008 Suzuki Swift to A.S.K. Friendship Centre
Thank you Ryan from Kamloops for donating a 2002 Hyundai Accent to ALS Society of Canada
Thank you Estate of Darrel from Calgary for donating a 2006 Infiniti M35X to Alberta Cancer Foundation
Thank you Kevin from Edmonton for donating a 1998 Chevrolet Malibu to Edmonton Public Library