BOSTON, Aug. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vehicles for Change, a nonprofit organization that addresses transportation issues, is looking for low-income, working Massachusettsans who are in need of reliable transportation. As part of their partnership with EcoMedia, Vehicles for Change is seeking to award four cars to qualified recipients for approximately $1100 before the end of the month.
In order to be eligible for the program, applicants must be working at least 30 hours a week or have a verifiable job offer, must have a valid Massachusetts driver's license, must be insurable (no DUIs or DWIs), must not have any other vehicle in the household, must be drug free, must be able to cover fees for taxes, tags and title (approximately $500), and must be able to afford the ongoing cost of car ownership (insurance, fuel, repairs as needed). Additionally, applicants under the age of 25 must have children.
All interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. For more information or to apply for the program, please contact Simone Baptiste at 410-242-9676.
Vehicles for Change (VFC) accepts and repairs donated cars and awards them to prequalified families, enabling low-income families to become self-sufficient. A nonprofit organization, VFC receives 99 percent of its car donations from the public. Since 1999, VFC has awarded more than 5,200 cars to low-income families, changing the lives of more than 17,500 people. Eligible families are referred to VFC through partnering social service agencies. VFC car donors gain a substantial tax advantage that's not available with most other charities. VFC is one of the few organizations in the country that makes it possible for donors to deduct the full fair market values of their cars, because their donations are awarded to a low-income family.
For additional information about Vehicles for Change, or to donate a vehicle, visit www.vehiclesforchange.org or call 855-820-7990. Follow the organization on Facebook and Twitter @vehicles4change, and explore their official hashtag "#vehicles4change."
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