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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Wheels for Wishes

5775 Wayzata Boulevard Suite 700
St. Louis Park, MN 55416

EIN: 26-3408048

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On October 15, 2015, it came to the attention of Charity Navigator that Wheels for Wishes, is the subject of an investigation by the Minnesota Attorney General according to an article titled, "Nation's Largest Car Donation Charity a Self-Dealing Mess." For this reason, we have issued a Moderate Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Nonprofit Quarterly article.


The nature of these allegations of illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 26-3408048
Name in IRS Master File CAR DONATION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code T12
NTEE Classification Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution
NTEE Type Philanthropy, Voluntarism and Grantmaking Foundations
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date May, 2009
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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Wheels for Wishes
5775 Wayzata Boulevard
Suite 700
St. Louis Park, MN 55416
EIN: 26-3408048


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