Recently, a deserving Oakfield, NY, recipient experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a vehicle to provide them independence and the ability to work and take care of their families---thanks to the Ken Barrett Collision Center and car donor GEICO, along with the National Auto Body Council Recycled Rides program.
The presentation was held at Ken Barrett Collision Center in Batavia, NY. The deserving recipients were selected by Community Action of Orleans & Genesee.
The recipient, Marivel Cibrian, of Oakfield, NY, received a 2015 Chevy Trax.
A hard-working single parent to a 7-year-old, Cibrian works 36 hours a week to support her child and herself, while receiving no government support, including child support or housing.
For Cibrian, the gift of a vehicle was not an easy task. She didn’t have a driver license and had to accomplish many tasks, including taking her five-hour course, getting in practice time with friends’ vehicles and ultimately signing up for and passing a road test.
Cibrian has goals of continuing her education and becoming a surgical technician in a hospital or surgical center. With a vehicle, her life and the life of her son are sure to change for the better. The possibility of continuing education and getting a job outside of Oakfield is a huge step for Cibrian.
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