Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know that you're a legitimate non-profit organization?

You can easily use a data-lookup site, such as Melissa Data, to check our validity.

To use Melissa Data, just open the hyperlink by clicking the name above, wait for the page to load, and then type A & E Autos 4 The Needy in the search box and click the magnifying glass to search.

Our organization should come right up!

How do you determine whether a vehicle is suitable to donate to someone in need?

All vehicles that are donated to our cause are run through a 40-Point inspection process to weed out any issues beyond simple repair, such as broken timing belts, severe undercarriage rust, & frame damage.

Once they’ve been cleared as repairable and their repair needs have been assessed, these vehicles are placed onto our donations page, where charitable individuals can contribute to the cost necessary for repair parts.

All repair labor for these vehicles is contributed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair.

Who performs the repairs on the vehicles that are donated?

All vehicle repairs / services are performed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair. Their phone number is 941-627-3111.

How can I qualify to become a recipient?

Just check out our How Do I Qualify? page!

Here, our qualification requirements are listed, along with an application that you can print and fill out.

What kind of car will I get?

Makes and models will vary based on donations, but the vehicle will be inspected thoroughly and in safe / reliable running condition.

What requirements are there for a person looking to obtain a vehicle?

There is a probationary period that ends upon completion of the first year of ownership.

How do you determine whether a vehicle is suitable to donate to someone in need?

All vehicles that are donated to our cause are run through a 40-Point inspection process to weed out any issues beyond simple repair, such as broken timing belts, severe undercarriage rust, & frame damage.

Once they’ve been cleared as repairable and their repair needs have been assessed, these vehicles are placed onto our donations page, where charitable individuals can contribute to the cost necessary for repair parts.

All repair labor for these vehicles is contributed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair.

Who performs the repairs on the vehicles that are donated?

All vehicle repairs / services are performed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair

How can I donate to a vehicle's repair fund?

Just visit our Donations page, where you can select a vehicle that you’d like to donate to.

From there, you can choose the amount you’d like to donate, through your choice of either Paypal or GoFundMe.

How can I donate a vehicle?

Just visit our Donations page, where you can select a vehicle that you’d like to donate to.

From there, you can choose the amount you’d like to donate, through your choice of either Paypal or GoFundMe.

+ Recipients
How do I know that you're a legitimate non-profit organization?

You can easily use a data-lookup site, such as Melissa Data, to check our validity.

To use Melissa Data, just open the hyperlink by clicking the name above, wait for the page to load, and then type A & E Autos 4 The Needy in the search box and click the magnifying glass to search.

Our organization should come right up!

How do you determine whether a vehicle is suitable to donate to someone in need?

All vehicles that are donated to our cause are run through a 40-Point inspection process to weed out any issues beyond simple repair, such as broken timing belts, severe undercarriage rust, & frame damage.

Once they’ve been cleared as repairable and their repair needs have been assessed, these vehicles are placed onto our donations page, where charitable individuals can contribute to the cost necessary for repair parts.

All repair labor for these vehicles is contributed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair.

Who performs the repairs on the vehicles that are donated?

All vehicle repairs / services are performed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair. Their phone number is 941-627-3111.

How can I qualify to become a recipient?

Just check out our How Do I Qualify? page!

Here, our qualification requirements are listed, along with an application that you can print and fill out.

What kind of car will I get?

Makes and models will vary based on donations, but the vehicle will be inspected thoroughly and in safe / reliable running condition.

What requirements are there for a person looking to obtain a vehicle?

There is a probationary period that ends upon completion of the first year of ownership.

+ Donors
How do you determine whether a vehicle is suitable to donate to someone in need?

All vehicles that are donated to our cause are run through a 40-Point inspection process to weed out any issues beyond simple repair, such as broken timing belts, severe undercarriage rust, & frame damage.

Once they’ve been cleared as repairable and their repair needs have been assessed, these vehicles are placed onto our donations page, where charitable individuals can contribute to the cost necessary for repair parts.

All repair labor for these vehicles is contributed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair.

Who performs the repairs on the vehicles that are donated?

All vehicle repairs / services are performed by our sister company, A & E Auto Repair

How can I donate to a vehicle's repair fund?

Just visit our Donations page, where you can select a vehicle that you’d like to donate to.

From there, you can choose the amount you’d like to donate, through your choice of either Paypal or GoFundMe.

How can I donate a vehicle?

Just visit our Donations page, where you can select a vehicle that you’d like to donate to.

From there, you can choose the amount you’d like to donate, through your choice of either Paypal or GoFundMe.

We’re constantly adding to this page, so if you have any questions that you would like answered,

just drop us a line on our Contact Us page, and we’ll do our best to get you an answer A.S.A.P.!