Van Nest | Tampa
| April 23, 2008
Wheels of Success
helps families move forward
Tampa, Florida — Getting to work everyday
would take a lot of extra time if you had to
depend on the public bus system.
Local single mom, Paula Holmes, no longer
has to ride the bus 6 hours a day to work and
school because she just received a car from
Wheels of Success.
Wheels of Success is a non profit group that
helps local low income families receive cars
and other transportation assistance.
Today Wheels of Success held a luncheon fundraiser
to honor local business partners and volunteers
who make their mission possible.
Businesses honored today include:
of the Year: Caspers Company McDonald's
of the Year: Auto Club South
-Driver of the
Year: DLT Wholesale
-Community Champion: Altrusa
-Rookie of the Year: Rent A
-#1 Fan: Diane Jamai
People who are eligible for the program must
be working full time and in need of transportation.
A social service agency or business must nominate
You can read more by clicking here.
If you're a business owner who would like
to help one of your employees receive a car,
or if you want to donate a vehicle, please
Click on the video
link to hear Susan Jacobs,
Founder & CEO of Wheels of Success, talk
about if you're eligible for a car and how
businesses can get involved.
Watch Paula Holme's story by clicking here.