Clunker Donation Blog

Riding A Successful 2016 | Donate That Car

Tax Write Off & Giving Tuesday Spirit Through December 2016 has been a banner year for local and international giving through Clunkers4Charity. We have been immensely proud to serve the Concord, San Ramon, Clayton, Lamorinda and entire Bay Area and beyond (!) for 18 years. Clunkers4Charity and Concord/Clayton Sunrise Rotary Club have been providing valuable tax […]

The 11 oldest cars in the world

Do you get all giddy thinking about how your “classic” automobile is still tooling around the highways under its own power? Well, if you want to be really impressed, take a gander at these cars that are still running – all of which are at least 100 years old! La Marquise is the world’s oldest […]

20 questions you should know about the 4th of July!

Across America, millions of people are celebrating this holiday. And they should, it’s a historical day for the United States. But what do you really know about this great holiday? Test your knowledge: 1.Was July 4th the date Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence? No: Initially adopted by Congress on July 2, 1776, the revised version […]

Polio: we’re almost there, but not yet.

They say the last 100 yards are the hardest and they are right. Polio has been eradicated for several years in almost all the countries in the word, but there are still a few more battles to win before we can call it a complete victory. Poliomyelitis (polio) is a paralyzing and potentially fatal disease […]

Our New Partner: Oakland Museum Women’s Board

The Oakland Museum Women’s Board is a California non-profit public benefit corporation whose sole purpose is to provide services and funds to the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA). Founded in 1955, The Women’s Board has been providing funds and services to OMCA for over 50 years.  With the annual White Elephant Sale as our only […]

6 reasons why charity is so rewarding

You don’t need an excuse to give: you’re altruistic, generous and love others without expecting anything back. But sometimes we need a little incentive. Here are a few reasons: Be part of something greater than yourself: an ocean is made of little drops, and your contribution, together with many others can make a difference in […]

16 extremely interesting facts about California you didn’t know

16 extremely interesting facts about California you didn’t know: The name California probably derived from a popular Spanish novel published in 1510, called The Adventures of Esplandián, which described a fictional island paradise named California. California’s State Fish is the Golden Trout. More turkeys are raised in California than in any other state. San Francisco […]