Success Stories

The Car Talk Vehicle Donation Program is pleased to serve public television stations nationwide. As part of our television services, we provide PBS stations with special donor testimonial spots, ready to air. Each 30-second spot is produced by a team whose credits include NOVA and other great programming.

Broadcast Rights: If you are a PBS station and would like to use these promos, you must register with Car Talk Vehicle Donation Services. To register or for additional information, please contact Twyla Olson at twyla@cartalkvds.com, or (855) 411-1908

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Donor Testimonials - Public Broadcasting's focus on the Human Experience - 30 seconds

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Alison talks about how PBS focuses on what it's like to be human.

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Donor Testimonials - Giving to Something You Know - 15 seconds

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Chris and Pam gave their car to something they know.

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Donor Testimonials - Giving to Something You Know - 30 seconds

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Chris and Pam gave their car to something they know.
 
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Donor Testimonials - Porsche 994 Turbo - One of the Better Things I've Done - 15 seconds

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Don donated his Porsche 994 Turbo to public broadcasting and feels that it's one of the better things he's done.
 
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Donor Testimonials - Porsche 994 Turbo - One of the Better Things I've Done - 30 seconds

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Don donated his Porsche 994 Turbo to public broadcasting and feels that it's one of the better things he's done.
 
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Donor Testimonials - Where Else are You Going to Get This? - 30 seconds

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Margaret and John look forward to their monthly program guide. Where else are you going to get programming like this?
 
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Donor Testimonials - Where Else are You Going to Get This? - Alternate Ending - 30 seconds

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Margaret and John look forward to their monthly program guide. Where else are you going to get programming like this?
 
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Donor Testimonials - I'll Do Whatever I Can to Help - 15 seconds

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Programming is important to John's children and granchildren. He's going to do all that he can to help.
 
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Donor Testimonials - I'll Do Whatever I Can to Help - 30 seconds

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Programming is important to John's children and granchildren. He's going to do all that he can to help.
 
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Donor Testimonials - PBS is Invaluable - 30 seconds

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Nicole & Russ tell us why PBS is invaluable to them.
 
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Click and Clack Demystify Car Donation

Check out our whiteboard video suggesting the questions you should
ask your vehicle donation program before signing a contract.

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Donor Testimonials - A Win, Win Situation

Donating your vehicle is a win-win situation. Donate before December 31st and you're eligible for a 2012 tax deduction.
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Donor Testimonials - Turning Your Car into the Programs you Love

Turning your car into the programs you love. Donate before December 31st and you're eligible for a 2012 tax deduction.
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James donates a car and bids farewell to his baby

"I teach 11th and 12th grade physics. I absolutely love public television . . . it's a perfect match for me to be able to donate this car to public broadcasting. I’m giving away my baby, but I know it’s going to good hands.

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Nick donates a car in honor of . . . Elmo!

" . . . public broadcasting is something we really believe in. Jack loves Elmo . . . so the car went to support whatever it takes to put these shows on television.

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Christine donates a car to support Masterpiece

"I’ve been watching Masterpiece since I was a kid. I feel great knowing that the car is actually paying for the programming that I’ve been enjoying . . .you know, it makes me feel good every time I watch it."
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Peter donates a car to support PBS programming

"I teach engineering and robotics and we actually use a lot of PBS programming within our curriculum. I had heard about the vehicle donation program, and it was a great experience."

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Rick is able to donate even during tough economic times

"Donating my car was really great for me, because I don’t get to donate as much as I want because of trying economic conditions."

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A hunk of iron and steel becomes beloved PBS programming

 "I took a hunk of iron and steel and rubber in the driveway and I turned it into a program that’s gonna entertain and inform me."

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Rajeev gives his "coming of age car"

"These are all the license plates from my car, each representing a different chapter of my life. I do miss the car… For me, it felt better to donate the car rather than sell it.”

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Jack and his wife downsize

"When we knew my wife was going to retire soon, we decided we would donate two cars... My favorite program is NOVA. And The Newshour, of course."

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Vincent and Amy’s Saab supports kids' shows

“In our own small way.”

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A win-win for Chris

“Car was getting’ old. Should I fix it? Being a fan of public television… I donated my car... I got a $1,250 tax write-off, the station gets the money. It's a win-win."

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Elise turns her car into quality TV

“I’ve been watching PBS for my entire life… It makes me really happy to know that my car will be turned into programs that I love.”

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Monique donates a yellow Beetle

“It's a great feeling to know that my car has been transformed into public broadcasting shows."

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