Wheels of Success will Present a Total of 12 Cars to Working Families Every Day Until December 23rd.
TAMPA, FL (December 8, 2014) –
For the second year, Wheels of Success will present a car every day leading up until December 23rd. This program, known as The 12 Cars of Christmas, allows Wheels of Success and its generous partners to provide transportation solutions for 12 working Bay area families, each of the twelve days before Christmas Eve Day. With the support of local partners like Hands Across the, State Farm and Toyota of Tampa Bay, the holiday campaign will help veterans, violence survivors, and others access the vehicles they desperately need to achieve self-sufficiency, and find greater success. The first three vehicles will be presented on Thursday, December 11th at the Gold & Diamond Source VIP Holiday Party. A full list of recipients and partners is available at www.wheelsofsuccess.org.
The first vehicle, funded by Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay, will be presented to Mallory. This vehicle will provide Mallory with a safe and secure travel alternative to walking to work during the evenings. The vehicle will also enable her to keep much-needed therapy appointments and provide for her young daughter.
The second vehicle, funded by State Farm, will be presented to Philicia as part of the Vehicles for Veterans program. Philica is a United States Army Veteran having served in Afghanistan. The vehicle will enable Philica to safely travel to and from work in the evenings when public transportation is not available.
The third vehicle, funded by Toyota of Tampa Bay, will be presented to Ariel as part of the Cars for Caregivers program. Ariel is a certified nursing assistant studying to become a licensed practical nurse. The vehicle will enable Ariel to transport her four children to and from school activities, keep required medical appointments and complete her education while working full-time.
Wheels of Success has provided 750 vehicles and an additional 730 auto-related services to Tampa Bay area families since 2003. Visit www.wheelsofsuccess.org or call 813-417-1090 to learn more or to make a donation
Hands Across the Bay was founded by Julie Weintraub to support programs, organizations and individuals whose objectives and efforts are dedicated to improving the quality of life in Tampa Bay.
State Farm and its affiliates are the largest provider of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 17,800 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and account.
Toyota of Tampa Bay is determined to exceed every one of their customers’ expectations, from selecting the perfect Toyota vehicle to keeping it In top condition for years on down the road.