Sound Off

Is there an organization in Lawrence that will take a free car, get it in running condition and give it to a family in need?

Because of recent changes in IRS rules, no. ECKAN (East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity) had offered the service but no longer does because of insurance requirements under the rule change. But there are still options for donating unwanted cars that are in usable condition. Some organizations can accept donated cars for auction, such as Kansas Public Radio. For more information, go to


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