FREE Auto Tech Training Starts June 6!

The Automotive Technician Training Program provides basic skills training to prepare clients for a career in the automotive industry. Our clients learn how to change oil, repair and replace tires, and perform vehicle safety inspections. Graduates of our trainings have received job offers as lube and tire technicians and as service writers

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Driving Change Through Car Donations

Offering a hand up rather than a hand out, our clients buy restored cars at half the price with a no-interest loan so they can take ownership of their dreams.

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Empower

Approved clients buy renovated cars at half the price, giving them a better chance at working their way out of poverty.

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Restore

Our highly-skilled technicians and volunteers transform donated cars into poverty-fighting machines.

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Donate

We’ll take any car in any condition, tow it for free, and make sure you get the best possible tax deduction.

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Why Donate Your Car To ChangingGears?

Make A Difference

Experience the internal satisfaction of making private transportation a dream come true for families in the Greater Cincinnati Area who could use a break.

Best Possible Tax Deduction

The IRS loves what we’re doing with donated cars, so you’ll get the best possible tax deduction for your donation.

It Couldn’t Be Easier

We come to you, tow it to our shop for free, and handle all the paperwork. Just sit there and sip your coffee.

Any Vehicle, Any Condition

Whether you’ve just inherited an extra car from a family member or are upgrading to that soccer mom minivan, we’ll take your vehicle in any condition.