Tuesday, 17 May 2022 08:31

NABC Recycled Rides® Program Donates Refurbished Vehicle to Pennsylvania Mother


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On May 13, a deserving Brookhaven, PA, woman experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a vehicle to provide her independence and the ability to work and take care of her two sons---thanks to the National Auto Body Council (NABC) Recycled Rides® program, along with car donor Hertz and collision repair partner CARSTAR Fred Beans Doylestown.

The presentation was held at CARSTAR Fred Beans Doylestown in Doylestown, PA. The recipient, Lisa, was selected by Family Promise of Delaware County, PA. She was presented a 2019 Chrysler Pacifica.


Additional partners in the NABC Recycled Rides presentation include 1-800 Charity Cars, Fred Beans Parts, Inc. and Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes. Hertz donated gas cards, a Visa gift card and a Target gift card for the recipient and her family.
“I am so honored and humbled to be part of such an amazing program,” said Kristle Bollans, director, replacement accounts for Hertz and a member of the NABC Board of Directors. “Hertz has been a member of the NABC and worked with NABC Recycled Rides for years. The giftings are so moving---these days are truly my favorite days. These donations are our opportunity to give back to our community and to our very deserving recipient in a meaningful and impactful way. Hertz is incredibly grateful to have partnered with CARSTAR Fred Beans on this gifting and work with this local community.”
Lisa is a single mother of two boys, ages 12 and 3. She currently works with intellectually disabled children at CADES in Swarthmore and is a caregiver. She had been living with her father after her mother passed away and became his primary caregiver. Since then, her father needed more special care than Lisa could provide and he had to move to an assisted living facility.


Because her father was no longer in the property, Lisa was forced by management to leave with her two sons. She moved from relative to relative for about three months, and decided entering a shelter was best for her and her boys right now. The gift of reliable transportation will help her take care of her family and find adequate housing for them.
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