Highlighting Those in Need: Marie from California

car donation applicant

1-800-Charity Cars, the nations leading car donation/distribution program since 1996, created the www.freecharitycars.org website. This is a place where struggling families from across the country can sign up and apply for a free charity car. Today, we would like to share the story of one of our car donation applicants who applied for a vehicle donation.

Marie applied for assistance on our vehicle distribution website on June 3, 2013. Here is a glimpse into the situation that has led to her needing a helping hand to obtain a reliable vehicle:

“I lost my 1995 Chevy Corsica due to a blown head gasket and the repairs were out of my financial reach. I need to be able to get around on my own again. I also need to see my doctor, as I have not been able to get to the doctor since I lost my car.”

“It is so difficult to find friends to depend on for a ride and I do not have anyone else who can help me. I was taking care of my sister in Norco, California until she passed away in July 2010. I lost my father in June 2013 and my mother in January 2014. My two daughters do not reside in close proximity of me and I live alone, isolated from the few family and friends I do have.”

“Being independent again would be great. It would be life changing for me. The quality of my everyday life would greatly improve. I wouldn’t need to cancel appointments that I really need to keep. I wouldn’t have to struggle to find rides or rely on others to take care of myself. I would be able to handle everything on my own.”

“I love the Free Charity Cars community and the many good friends I have made here. Thank you so much for this opportunity Brian and Michelle, all the other staff at Charity Cars, and all the donors.”

You can read more about Marie and her need for reliable transportation by visiting her profile: http://www.freecharitycars.org/user/maries

You can be the reason that people like Marie are able to get back on the road to independence by making a vehicle or financial donation to 1-800-Charity Cars today. Give us a call at 1-800-242-7489 to speak to one of our live operators. You can also visit 800charitycars.org, which is our online donation site. We offer a convenient online donation form as well as JustGive and PayPal for monetary donations. We accept all vehicles nationwide, running or not. We provide free towing for any donated vehicle. Your car donations are tax deductible, and if we provide your vehicle donation to someone in need you can receive a full “fair market value” vehicle donation tax deduction.