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Monday, 07 June 2021 21:58

G&C Auto Body Gets Back into the Giving Mood with 3 Car Giveaways

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The Crozat brothers, from left, Shawn, Josh and Patrick, are committed to their family’s foundation and proud to be working with an organization like NABC. The Crozat brothers, from left, Shawn, Josh and Patrick, are committed to their family’s foundation and proud to be working with an organization like NABC.

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...technicians donate their time on these projects. It’s also important for our community---they support us and it is our responsibility to give back to them.”

 

The three families receiving vehicles included Ami, now the proud owner of a 2019 Nissan Kicks. She is a single mom of four working full-time to support her family. Her vehicle recently broke down and she has been relying on her friends for rides up until now. But now Ami can rest assured she can get to work every day while delivering her children to school and their other activities.

 

The recipient of a 2017 Honda Accord is Brooke, a single mother with a child who has special medical needs. Brooke moved back to Ukiah, CA, after fleeing an abusive relationship with her now ex-partner from Minnesota. She had to leave her work at the beginning of the pandemic due to issues with childcare and has employment waiting for her once she has childcare again.

 

Now that childcare is available, transportation has become an issue. Her car began losing power on the freeway and became unreliable for getting to work or getting her son to daycare. Having reliable transportation will now enable her to achieve full independence as she pursues her goals and dreams.

 

The third recipient is Nadia, presented with a 2018 Nissan Sentra. She has been on her own since high school graduation, when she was kicked out of her parents' house. After living in her car for about a year and maintaining a full-time job at Starbucks, her boss told her about Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) and encouraged her to reach out to them.

 

She has been renting from SAY since August of 2020. As she was moving into housing with SAY, her car broke down. Nadia now has a second part-time job and is trying to save for a reliable vehicle. The presentation of a reliable car will allow Nadia to pursue her dream of attending SRJC for nursing, and help her get to medical appointments for her diabetes.

 

In addition to the vehicles, the team at G&C Auto Body also provided each recipient with...


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