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Thanks for cars, too

Posted: November 8, 2013 2:48 p.m.
Updated: November 11, 2013 5:00 a.m.

The S.C. Foster Parent Association (SCFPA) would like to thank everyone who donated vehicles to its On the Road Again program. This program provides transportation for foster youth who are 18, but not yet 21, actively employed and pursuing a GED or post-high school educational program. Without a vehicle, young people must rely on public transportation to get them to and from work or school. Unfortunately, public transportation is not available in many rural areas of South Carolina.

Considering the numerous obstacles children aging out of foster care face as they work toward becoming productive citizens within their communities, sometimes the absence of reliable transportation is the one that prevents them from succeeding. However, with reliable transportation, many beat the odds to reach independence and success.

This program is made possible through generous donations from the public. When you donate your vehicle to this program, your donation is tax deductible. Thanks, again, to all the selfless donors who have donated during the past few years; your donation has made a huge difference in the lives of these young adults! If you have questions about donating your vehicle, please call me at 438-4587 or visit our website at www.sfcpa.com.

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