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Are you a single mom needing car or transportation assistance?

Need a car to get to work?

If you are a single mom who needs a car but have no money right now to buy yourself one, be informed that there definitely is help out there for you. If you were looking for a free car, the only way to get it is from people who are ready to donate their old cars. Of course, you could try to enter into sweepstakes or the contests, but you know how little the odds are in such cases. Most people donate the old cars to charities and that will in turn get them a tax deduction as well. If you want to receive a used car, make sure to reach out for help. That is the best way to grab hold of  a vehicle you desperately need.

Try your luck at the wheels to work program of Goodwill:

If you are not aware yet, Goodwill accepts vehicle donations from the outside and in case transportation has been acting as an insurmountable barrier for you to get a job or keep a job , apply at the nearest Goodwill center for receiving a donated vehicle. There could be a few requirements that needs to be met first in order to be eligible to enter the program. For instance, here is the requirement list at Goodwill Industries of Central North Carolina – link

Contact the local church:

Make sure to contact the local church and let them know that a car to travel back and forth to the workplace or college will be of immense help to you. In case,someone calls up the church to donate their car, you will be able to receive them. Many also wonder if it is possible to get cars from the charities, considering that many do donate them there. The truth is that most charities sell those cars after they are received. Money derived from the sale will then be used towards operational cost and helping needy families in the locality. But still, you may want to call up the local charity organizations and see if they can help you out.

A list of the top charities in USA has been given here:

http://www.forbes.com/lists/2005/14/Revenue_1.html

Taking up a second job:

If you feel you are ready to do a second job, take it up. You can find people selling their old cars for as little as 1000 dollars in a lot of online classified sites these days. A few months of a second job can help you save that much money for sure. If you think a job from home will be a lot better, refer to our article here about the online jobs:

Free Online jobs without investment

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12 Responses to “Are you a single mom needing car or transportation assistance?”
  1. yolanda trevino says:

    im 29 yrs old I have two kids daughter is 7 My son is 2yrs old..I live in grand prairie tx. im struggling with no car to get around for scool I walk. I had lung surgey they removed half my right lun ive been homless and hit rock bottom. I have no car barley have money to get what they need. I thank u so much if anyone can help.

  2. Dawn says:

    Hi im Dawn i having financial money problems. I have 4 children that needs to travel to school and home and me to. im going back to school and i cant because i have no car or money. god and u guys are the on;ly to that can help me.PLEASE help me

  3. crystal delaney says:

    Hello my name is crystal, I’m 27 years old a proud mother of 4. I was a mother at the age of 15 and I moved with my kids father that didn’t let me go back to school well 10 years later and 3 more kids I left him wanting to have a better life but all I have been doing and I’m not getting anywhere I have no sopport, I couldn’t get on my feet so I had told my mom to take care of kids till I can support them and be there for them!! Well I finally got my housing and for the first time have a place of my own for my kids but I have one bed no dressor nothing to organize ther clothes so it hard even to get 4 kids ready for school!! I really wanted to go back to school along time ago I said when all my kids are in school I will go back well this year there all in school but now my yongest goes to preschool and they don’t proved transpportation for them amd I don’t what to take her out cuse I cant i m not able to get a ride there and back. She is
    a very smart girl and the teacher is veary please and nice I would not like to be the cause of her not going to school but I have no money to pay anyone for gas to take her even if I could fine ride I barly have money to buy them nessesedys for the house.. please help. I want to be given a change to do for them and go to school its hard and not easy I don’t even have cable and that hard with 4 kids if anyone a parent no that . If anyone reads this and looking for someone that needs help

  4. konstance griffin says:

    my name is konstance griffin. I’m writing because I am is desperate need of a car, my old car finally broke down and I don’t have a way to work , by the time I pay people to take me to work I can’t afford some of the things that me and my three kids needs. It is really hard for me right now and I really need to keep my job. If there is anyone out there that can find it in their heart to help me and my family with a car or help with just fixing the car that I have I would greatly appreicated

  5. Melva Wood says:

    Hello everyone, my name is Melva Wood and I am a single mother that is in college full time to better my life for my daughter and I. I had a son that passed away from a heart problem he would be 16 years old. I now have a 15 year old daughter who is a miracle who has had 5 open heart surgeries and they said that she would never walk, talk, and that she would be a deaf dumb vegetable. She made it through it but I have to take her to Dallas Children’s hospital for her checkups and with college and trying to work and struggling paying my bills I have no car to get her there for her Eco cardiograms on her heart to make sure that she is progressing well. I don’t want to sound like a bum or beggar but if there is someone out there who could please be our angel and donate us a car I would be forever grateful and pay you back when I finish college I only have three classes until I graduate with my AA in Social Work to help disabled children after what I have been through with my children. I really need some transportation to get my daughter to her cardiologist appointment’s that are two hours away I have no family that live in this state and no help if someone could help we would be forever grateful. Thank you for anyone who takes the time to even read this.

  6. terri says:

    I am a single mother of 2 boys who live in the country 15 miles from the nearest store and 16 miles to the school they attend and I have been raising them 12 years alone only getting child support here and there or when the dads allow themselves to be found and I have COPD which makes it very difficult for a 46 year old mom to work full time or attend school functions or sporting events which are very important to be at since I am the only parent attending. I was bit by a baby copperhead snake in May of 2011 and have had severe nerve and muscle damage since then and hospital and DR BILLS near 200,000.00 dollars and really need help with any type of transportation I can get so I can be supportive to my sons at school and other functions.

  7. mandy says:

    hi i am a single mom of two kids. I dont get help from there dads at all. I have no family or friend it seems like. I just got kicked out of my home cause i couldnt pay the rent. We r going to have to stay at the ymca. I dont have a car so every time i get a job i dont have a way to get there. I never wanted this to be my life or my girls to go threw this. I need help. I cant remember the last time i felt it would be ok. I have trust in the lord and that is what keeps me going

  8. Jill says:

    Hello, my name is Jill and I have just had a baby and my car fell apart before I had to leave my 6 year old daughter and come to stay with family two states away. I am desperate to reunite with her. It rips my heart out when she calls me crying to be with me, but I just cant drag her out of school for the third time this year to put her in another unstable situation. I am doing everything I can to make reunification a reality. I have applied for assistance but I do not want to rely on it if I don’t have to. I have always been very independent until just the last few months. I am staying in the country and have very little to no access to transportation. I am also in the middle of all of this trying to be an angel to three of my elderly grandparents caring for them to the best of my abilities while taking care of my two month old. I just need someone to come along and be an angel for me too. Thank you so much in advance for any advice or help that you can provide.

  9. Tonya Cummings says:

    I’m a single mother in Ga I need of vehicle, I am a fleeing domestic violence victim and public transportion where I am is limited, need a job and having hard time without transportation. Need help, my family is currently homeless as well please help us if you can

  10. Laurie Swanson says:

    Hello, My name is Laurie and I moved back to Washington after being in Pennsylvania for a couple of years. I have a 8 year old daughter and we had to flee from her father about 3 years ago. Thought moving to P.A. would be a fresh start and she didn’t have to fear her father there. Things where great for awhile my daughter Emily was doing very well in school and I was a volunteer firefighter. I got a fire call one evening and my roommates 16 year old daughter and her boyfriend said they would watch Emily so I went on my fire call. Found out 3 weeks later that my daughter got sexually touch by the 16 year olds boyfriend when she fell asleep. Went to the cops and CPS and then moved back to Burien Washington got much needed counceling for the both of us and now things are a lot better. She is doing very well in school and I at 39 went back to school to be a CNA. Things are slowly getting better but has been very hard with out a vehicle and now that its getting cold I hate having to walk her everywhere in the cold. So if there is anyone out there that could give help with a vehicle we both would be very thankful. Also if there is anyone else reading this and having a hard time with physical or mental abuse or just hard times remember to always have faith and you are strong enough to get out of any situation. If you need anyone to talk to for some advise you can email me at Springnight1@gmail.com Thank You and God bless!

  11. Dee says:

    I’m a single mom don’t have a car or no job an also homeless I try every thing to get help I seem to get no help I try an try who can I can get some help from until I get on feet

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