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Mailing Address
The MobilityWorks Foundation
1500 Canton Road, Suite 208
Akron OH 44312
Michael Ryan
Director of Development and Fundraising
(717) 817-7195 – CARS FOR TROOPS
1500 Canton Road, Suite 208 
Akron OH 44312
Phone: 1-866-723-5991
Our friendly operators are available Monday – Friday:
9am to 5pm Monday – Friday
Emails received on Saturday/Sunday will be responded to within 24hrs.
The following organizations can provide additional information about mobility equipment, grants and services for various groups, up-to-date information on research and help with medical conditions affecting mobility.
MS Society - Working Toward a World Free of Multiple Sclerosis
Paralyzed Veterans of America
United Cerebral Palsy
March of Dimes
Easter Seals
United Spinal Association
NMEDA: Veterans Administration Mobility Grants

Any and all Auto help


1. Action in the Community Through Service(ACTS), PO Box 74, Dumfries Va, (I kid you not)22026, Phone 1-703-369-5292

2. Akzo Nobel's Acoat National Benevolence Program, Akzo Nobel Chemicals Inc.,300 So. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Ill. 60606 Phone 1-888-238-1558
3. Allegeheny Center Alliance Church, 250 E. Ohio St., Pittsburgh,Pa. 15212 phone 1-412-321-4333
4. Auto Lease Program (run by So. Minneapolis WorkForce Center), 777 E. Lake St. Minneapolis, MN. 55407 phone 612-821-4000
5. Auto-Mission of Evansville, Inc, The Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, In.47717 phone 1-800-980-4881
6. Auto Technical, Inc. Minnesota phone 1-612-571-3680
7. Car Donation-Project Self-Suffiency, 375 W. 37 St.,#200, Loveland, CO. 80538, phone 1-970-667-3232
8. CareerScope, One Mall North, 10025 Gov. Warfield Pkway.Suite 216, Columbia, MD phone 1-410-992-5042
9. Car Ownership Program, Schoharie,NY Dept. of Social Services, Association for Retarded Citizens and Private Industry, Schoharie NY, phone 1-518295-8130
10. C.A.R. Program C/OTricap, 1139 Franklin Avenue NE Suite 3, Sauk Rapids MN 56379 phone 1-320-202-7824 or 1-800 909-9339
11.C.A.R.S. Ministry (Christian Automobile Repair Service), Calvary Christian Reformed Church, 400 Beeline Rd., Holland, MI.49424 phone1-616-844-1148
12. Cars Ministry, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 SW Canyon Rd., Beaverton,OR. 97005 Phone 1-503-644-9148
13. Cars for Careers, Delaware Division of Social Services phone 1-302-577-4880-Ext.117
14. Cars for Christmas, Kansas city, 1-816-897-0621
15. Cars for Work, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, PO Box 668768Charlotte,NC 28266 Phone 1-704-372-3434
16. Catholic Charities 3838 Cathedral Lane, Arlington, Va. 22203 phone 1-703-841-2531
17. Charity Cars, 105 W SR 436 Suite2064, Altamonte Springs, Fl.32714 phone 1-888-558-4122
18. Community Auto Repository(C.A.R.) The Cooperative Ministry, 1928 Taylor St., Columbia, Sc. 29202 phone 1-803-799-3853
19. Community Auto Repair and RedistributionService(CARS)Minneapolis, Mn. 1-952-881-1115
20. Dignity Project Auto Club, 1125 SE. 4th St., Suite B, Gainesville, Fl. 32608 phone 1-5352-371-6792
21. Donated Used Vehicles, Illinois, phone 1-312-793-2342
22. Earna Car, Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corp(CHRIC), Chautauqua County,NY1-716-363-4650/4185
23. Emmanuel, 408 E. 23 St., Bryan TX.77803, phone 1-409-822-0441

25. First Wheels c/o Families First Project, Tennessee Resource Conservation and Development Association phone 1-615-736-5472
26. Fond du Lac Gift of Wheels, Fond du Lac Area Career and Job Center 349 N. Peters Ave., Fond du Lac, WI. 54935 phone 1-920-929-3924
27. Freedom Ranch Prison Ministries, 4455 camp Bowie Blvd.,#114-59, Fort Worth, Tx. 76107
28. Getting  There Program In Minnesota, 712 Canterbury Road So., Shakopee,MN.55379 phone1-952-496-2125
29. Giziibii Resource Conservation & Development(RC&D) Association, 3217 Bimidji Ave. No.,Bimidji, Mn.56601 Phone 1-218-751-1942, Ex.5
30. Gifts from God, PO Box 1300, Osprey, Fl. 34229 Phone 1-941-485-4707
31. Good News Garage, 1 Main St., Ste.214, Burlinton, Vt.05401 Phone 1-877-448-3288
32. Good News Garage Massachusetts, 630 Main St. Ste.2, Sturbridge, Ma.01566 Phone 1-508-347-1277
33. Good News Garage Hampshire,325 Merrill St., Manchester, Nh. 03103 phone 1-603-669-6937
34. Good News Garage Connecticut, 3580 Main St., Hartford, Ct. 06120 Phone 1-860-566-5774
35. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 1620 E. Polk St., Phoenix, Az. 85006 phone 1-602-254-2222
36. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 4622 W. Indian School Road, Suite D-7, Phoenix, Az.85031 Phone 1-602-245-9545
37. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 1940 E. Silverlake, Suite 308,Tucson, Az. 85713, phone 1-520-622-7173
38. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to work, 820 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra vista, Az. 85635 phone 1-520-459-7026
39. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to work, 423 N. Florence St.. Casa Grande, Az.85222, phone 1-520-836-0073
40. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work , 813 Hancock Rd., Bullhead city, Az. 86442
42. Helping Hands/Membership Assistance Ministry, Sagemont Church, 11323 Hughes Rd. Houston, Tx. 77089 Phoone1-281-481-8770
43. Independance Through Transportation Program, 14th Floor, JohnH. Mulroy Civic Center, Syracuse, Ny. 13202 phone 1-315-435-3516
44. Interfaith Services of Henrico and Volunteer Services, 8600 Dixon Powers Dr., Richmond, Va.23273 phone1-804-501-4091
45. Kingdom Cars, York County Christian Women's Job corp, 434 Museum Rd., Rock Hill, Sc. 29732 phone 1-803-327-6077
46. Luthern Social Services of New England, 17 W. Central St. ,Natick,Ma.01780 phone 1-508-650-4406
48. Neighbor-Works Community Garage, St. Francis of Assis Catholic Church, 2150 Frieze Ave., Ann ArborMi. 48104
49. New Leaf Services, Georgia, phone 1-404-289-9293
50. Northwest Michigan Works/Goodwill Industries Car Program, 2194 Dendrinos Dr.,Traverse city, Mi., 49685 Phone 1231-929-5000 & 1-800-692-7774
51.Peach on Wheels Program 624 Green St. N.E.,Gainesville, Ga.30501 phone 1-770- 536-1221
52. Penninsula Community Foundation, 1700 S. El Camino Real, suite 300, San Mateo,Ca.94402 phone 1-650-558-9369
53. Per Scholas, 1231 Lafayette Ave. Bronx,Ny.10474 Phone1-800-877-4068
54. Rahima Foundation, 1987 Bellomy St., Santa Clara, Ca. 95050 phone 1-408-297-0178
55. Rivertown Car Care, Minnesota
56. Serve(Securing Emergency Resourses Through Voluntary Efforts), 10037 Nokesville Rd., Manassas, Va. 22110 Phone 1-703-368-2979
57. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul's Car Donation Program, 210 N. Ave.21, Los Angeles,Ca. 90031 phone 1-800-97-HELP
58. Southwest Car Care Center Ministry, 82-573 Indio Blvd. Indio, Ca. 92201 phone 1-760-342-4876

60. St. Croix Valley Christians in kAction,(Car care Ministry) Lake Elmo, Mn. phone 1-651-430-0751
61. Car ministry org
Phone 703-237-8479 929 West Broad St. Suite 205 Falls church , Virginia 22046

62. 2C8 Transportation Ministry, Falls Church, 1-703-237-0058
63.Traid-In Equiptment Exchange(for disabled individuals), 1 Empire State Plaza, Ste.1001, Albany, Ny.12223 phone 1-800-522-4369 or 1-518-474-5567
64. Wheel Get There Program Minnesota Valley Action Council phopne 1-507-345-2400
The next part of the list has a lot of Wheels to/for Work as the Titles so I'm going to save my fingers slightly by putting just W to W or W for W as the Title.
65. W for W, Anne Arundel County Dept. of Social Services, 80 W. St., Annapolis, Md. 21401 phone 1-410-269-4603
66. W for W, N.Y.S. Labor Department, Welfare-To-Work Division, State Office Building Campus, Buildiing 12, Room 288, Albany, Ny. 12240 Phone 1-518-485-6316
67. W for W, East Second St., 139 rear, Berwick, Pa. 18603 Phone 1-570-759-8203
68. W to W Transportation Program, Geogia Environmental Facilities Authority, Equitable Bidg., Atlanta, ga. phone1-404-656-0939
69. W to W, c/o United Way of Bartholomew County, Inc., 522 Franklin St., Columbus, In. 47201 phone1-812-372-3419
70. W to W, Combined Community Services, 110E. Prairie St., Warsaw, In. 46580 phone 1-219-269-5531
71. W to W, Forsyth County, Nc. phone 1-336-727-8311
72. W to W, 7 Junkins Ave., Portsmouth, Nh. 03801 phone 1-603-431-2911
73. W to W,St. Mark Catholic center, 429 E. Grandview Blvd.,Erie, Pa. 16504 phone 1-814-824-1111
74. W to W, Fortworth, Tx and Expanding to other Tx cities phone 1-512-463-2668
75. W to W Program,Central Wisconsin community Action Council, 205 E. Lake Ave., Lake Denlton, Wi. 53940 phone 1-608-254-8353
76. Willow creek Community Church, 67 E. Algonquin Rd., South Barrington, Il.60010 phone 1-847-765-5000
77. Winnebago Interfaith Needs Response( WINR), Winnebago county, Wi. phone 1-920-236-0131
79. Work and Ride Program, Catawba County Work First Plan, Catawba County Department of Social Services, PO Box 669, Newton, Nc. 28601 phone 1-828-326-5625
80. Workers on Wheels Car Donation Program, Wexford-Missaukee County Family Independence Agency, 10641 W. Watergate Rd.Cadillac, Mi. 49601 phone 1-231-779-4500
81. Work First Employment,NC Commerce Work First Project, 4301 Mail service Center, Raleigh Nc. 27699 phone 1-910-727-2175
82. Working Wheels, Central Vermont community Action Agency, 195 US Rt.302, Berlin,Barre Vt. 05641 pphone1-800-639-1053

As you can tell by some of the Titles of these places you'd never tell them in the phone book. They like to hide, less work and saves their resources. That's it! I hope and pray that this helps many people to get their jobs, save their jobs, and get to and from the doctors offices.

Where Donated Vehicles Are Sold
Believe it or not, a large percentage of charities sell their vehicles through online auctions, such as Ebay Motors. Depending on the proximity to an auction house, some charities will sell their cars locally through an auction. It is important to note that many of these car auctions are only accessible to dealers and wholesalers - not to the general public.
One technique that can save you a lot of time and effort is to contact the auto donation programs in your area and inquire about direct purchasing. Unlike auto auctions, direct purchasing will provide you with the ability to test drive the car before deciding to purchase it.
When you call the charity, tell them of the type of vehicle you are looking for and your budget. Ask them to contact you when they obtain a vehicle that meets your specifications. Most charities will gladly sell a vehicle to a private individual, rather than
going through the complex auction process.

1. Check with your local high schools and community colleges that offer car repair training. Talk with the auto department instructor and explain your situation. They may also be able to provide repair services at a very low cost. 

2. Get estimates from repair shops and ask for financial assistance from your church, a charity, or an organization in which you have membership.

3. Tell everyone you know about the problem and ask for ideas to solve it. Someone may know of a resource that can help you.

4. Call the social services office in your county or city and explain your situation. See if they have any programs, resources or referrals that might be assistance to you.

Try these:

1. Tell your family, friends, neighbors, and those you work with about the problem.

2. Ask your church and other organizations to which you belong to put an appeal in their newsletters. Someone in those organizations might know of a vehicle that can be made available.

3. Call the social services office in your county or city. Explain your situation and see if they have any problems, resources, or referrals that might be of assistance.

4. Some car dealers let people pay for a car by the week. This is usually called “buy here and pay here” and might work for you with a low income. Call around and see what is available for you.
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