EIN 26-3408048

Wheels for Wishes Animal Car Donation

IRS 501(c) type
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Wheels For Wishes believes that every child, no matter his or her health, deserves a chance to have a happy and fulfilling childhood.
Also known as...
Car Donation Foundation; Wheels for Wishes
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Program areas at Wheels for Wishes Animal Car Donation

Financially support other charitable organizations through motor vehicle and other property donations. Donors contribute motor vehicles which are sold by wholesale auction houses to the general public. Substantially all proceeds, after expense, are donated to recipient charities. Recipient charities consist of 54 make-a-wish chapters all over the country, 21 veteran oranizations with programs impacting the entire united states, certain children's charities and pediatric hospitals in different parts of the united states and Animal humane, assistance and adoption charities. Since the program began, a milestone goal of donating in excess of $120 million to charity recipients was reached in 2022.

Grants made by Wheels for Wishes Animal Car Donation

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Bay AreaGeneral Support$751,724
Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode IslandGeneral Support$663,072
Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Mid-AtlanticGeneral Support$600,005
...and 78 more grants made totalling $16,179,430

Personnel at Wheels for Wishes Animal Car Donation

Loren DorshowExecutive Director$250,000
Roger GershinTreasurer$0
Lee OrwigPresident$0
Anne VeachSecretary$0
Craig SiiroPast Treasurer$0

Financials for Wheels for Wishes Animal Car Donation

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$60,089,629
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$61,609
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-7,657,125
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$52,494,113

Form 990s for Wheels for Wishes Animal Car Donation

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-09-21990View PDF
2021-122022-06-23990View PDF
2020-122021-07-08990View PDF
2019-122021-01-21990View PDF
2018-122019-11-02990View PDF
...and 12 more Form 990s

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Data update history
November 9, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
August 1, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
April 5, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
August 22, 2021
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2019
March 3, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
Nonprofit Types
Wildlife protection organizationsAnimal organizationsFamily service centersCharities
National levelTax deductible donations
General information
5775 Wayzata Blvd 700
St Louis Park, MN 55416
Metro area
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI
Website URL
(877) 431-9474
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Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
D30: Wildlife Preservation, Protection
NAICS code, primary
624230: Emergency and Relief Services
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