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If you plan to make a Florida car donation, you may want to consult the free "Gift Giver's Guide" to charities, offered by the state Division of Consumer Services.
The guide lists registered charities in Florida, their missions, and some finanical information.
When making a Florida car donation for a tax deduction, donors must make sure that the charity is registered as a 501(c)3.
It is up to the consumer to check the background of these charities. For the free guide, go online to: 800help.fla.com