Zip it Forward



Zip it Forward at the Portland rescue mission!


zip to donate to or volunteer at the portland rescue mission to earn driving credit!*

Here's how it works: zip to Portland Rescue Mission to donate goods or volunteer your time and you'll earn free driving credit! Members who zip to donate will earn $10 in driving credit and those who complete a volunteer shift will earn $20. Redeeming your credit is easy:

  1. Make your Zipcar reservation and zip to the Rescue Mission.
  2. Donate goods or complete a volunteer shift. Make sure to snag a receipt, snap a photo, or get a confirmation of your volunteer shift.
  3. Email your proof, along with your reservation information to
  4. We'll check it out. If your donation or volunteer shift matches a Zipcar reservation, we'll put the credit right into your account!


If you're not a Zipster yet, join today for half off your first year membership (savings of $35)!

Cars by the hour or day, with insurance and gas included with every reservation! What are you waiting for?


*offer can only be redeemed once, per year, per member. Proof must be in the form of a donation receipt, official communication from the Portland Rescue Mission confirming volunteer shift, or photo of the actions taken. Credit will be applied within 48 hours of email receipt. Portland Rescue Mission is not responsible for issuing driving credit.

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Donors and Volunteers

Not a Zipster yet? Join for half-off your first year ($35), $0 application fee, and $35 driving credit.


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Portland Rescue Mission Employees

Become a member for $35/year and receive $35 driving credit! Must be an employee of the Portland Rescue Mission.


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did you know?

It took 2 years to get the first 1,000 Zipcar members. Today it takes a few days. 
Every Zipcar in our fleet of thousands has its own unique name. 
You can fit 33,000 IKEA meatballs in a MINI (yes, we tried once). 
Zipcar's lineup includes more than 50 makes and models. 
Zipcar's 2002 fleet included 5 electric cars.