November 27, 2017, Tampa, FL–Wheels of Success, a Tampa Bay nonprofit organization that provides transportation solutions to local families so that they can maintain their employment, will be handing over the keys to twelve working families during the month of December. Wheels’ Twelve Cars of Christmas program celebrates the Twelve Days tradition of fulfilling a wish – one for each month of the New Year – with each Build-A-Car built through our funders: Amscot, Bank of America, Brian and Eleana Artze, Caspers Company McDonalds, Inspired Living, Joe Redner Enterprises/The Brew Bus, Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay, Make A Difference, Inc.,PureLife Medi-Spa, Raymond James Bank, Saunders Foundation, Tampa Bay Times, and Titus O’Neal/Metropolitan Ministries. Wheels hopes you will reach out to our funders and show your appreciation for their Christmas spirit.
Wheels will present the first of its 12 Cars of Christmas vehicles to 3 working families at Gold & Diamond Source’s Holiday party which features Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay. Three vehicles will be presented to working families thanks to funding from Julie Weintraub’s Hands Across the Bay, PureLife Medi-Spa and Brian and Eleana Artze. Future presentations will be made at our funder’s locations or at the Wheels of Success office with the final vehicle, made possible by the generosity of WWE’s Titus O’Neal, presented at Metropolitan Ministries’ 2017 Holiday Tent on the morning of December 22, 2017.
Wheels of Success is located at the Transworld Building, 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 130, Tampa, Florida. Wheels specifically assists families who work hard and pay taxes but, due to high costs and factors beyond their control, live paycheck to paycheck and have a hard time saving for critical needs such as transportation. Incorporated in 2003 to help families continue working, Wheels of Success is Tampa Bay’s only 501(c)3 nonprofit organization providing a full range of transportation solutions including vehicle replacement, car repair, licensing, car payment and down payment assistance to low- and moderate-income working families. It also offers a 0% interest auto financing program in conjunction with GTE Financial Services through its Automotive Buying Center. To date, the organization has provided 941 vehicles and an additional 812 car-related services to Tampa Bay area families.
To make a #GivingTuesday, November 28, 2017, donation (fee free) to help build our “Baker’s Dozen”, car 13, which will be matched by Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Charitable Foundation please use our Facebook page. To donate a vehicle for this program dedicated to providing reliable transportation to low- to moderate- income working families in Hillsborough, Pasco or Pinellas counties, please visit www.wheelsofsuccess.org or call 813-995-5040.