About Car Donation Foundation

We turn unwanted vehicles, even old and broken ones, in to hope, dreams, wishes, and more.

A Little About Car Donation Foundation

Car Donation Foundation (CDF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was established to operate well run, reputable car donation programs, including the Wheels For Wishes, Wheels For Wishes & Wellness, and Vehicles For Veterans programs that benefit other charities. These programs benefit a variety of charities that serve children and veterans across the country. CDF’s car donation programs combined have raised over $144,476,657 for charities since 2010. Learn more about the impact of your car donation here.


Mailing Address

Car Donation Foundation

5775 Wayzata Boulevard, Suite 700.

St. Louis Park, MN 55416.


[email protected]

Financial Statements

See our 2021 Financial Statements, (2020), (2019), (2018), and our 2021 IRS form 990, (2020), (2019), (2018), (2017).

More Than $144 Million Donated

to charitable organizations

Since 2010

Car Donation Foundation has been committed to making a difference in the community

Customer Service Representatives

help donors navigate the donation process from start to finish

We Help You Save

time and money by donating with ease, rather than paying for insurance and upkeep on a car you don’t use

Why Car Donation Foundation

Our car donation process is designed to be easy for donors while providing the maximum benefit to charities. Overwhelmingly, donors report a positive experience while making their donation.


With the help of our donors CDF has donated more than $144 million to charitable organizations.

The average donation transaction takes less than two minutes to complete online or over the phone.
With great customer service we’ve earned a score of 9 out of 10 on Trustpilot.


Executive Director

Loren Dorshow

Loren Dorshow

Executive Director of Car Donation Foundation

Loren has over thirty years of experience as a trial lawyer, and is a past member of the Board of Directors for Make-A-Wish Minnesota.

Board of Directors

Karinne Tarshish

Karinne Tarshish

Karinne is the co-owner of Title Choice, LLC. She has over 10 years of experience working in the Real Estate industry, spending the entirety in the Title division.

Lee Orwig

Lee Orwig

Lee Orwig is a personal injury attorney at Bolt Hoffer Boyd. Read more about his practice here.

Matt Rosenberg

Matt Rosenberg

Matt is the founder and CEO of MAR Tickets.

Anne Veach

Anne Veach

Anne is the Creative Director at Melville Sound Recording Studio and freelance special event planner.

Roger Gershin

Roger Gershin

Roger has been a trial attorney for 40 years, an instructor at Hamline University and the Minnesota Paralegal Institute, and is a past board member of Make-A-Wish Minnesota.