Donate a Car 

Our primary mission is to provide safe and reliable vehicles to low-income wage earners in Frederick County, Maryland. Vehicles are placed with qualified applicants who are referred to us by our Partner Agencies. Each car is thoroughly examined and all necessary repairs completed.

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Reduced Cost Car Repair 

The Reduced-Cost Car Repair Program is designed to help low-income families and individuals extend the life of the cars they own. Click here to submit an online qualification form. Proceeds from these car sales go directly to supporting operations at Second Chances Garage.

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Get a Car

Second Chances Garage also sells low-cost cars to the general public. These vehicles, typically in the $1,000-5,000 range, provide opportunities to those with modest means to purchase an affordable vehicle. Proceeds from these car sales go directly to supporting operations at Second Chances Garage.

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We have placed our 100th Low-Cost Program Car! This car was made possible thanks to the car donor and Dynamic Automotive, one of our Partner Garages

In This Video, Learn About Second Chances Garage From Founder Rick Trawick & Board Member Meg Menke

Over 70 Vehicles Provided To Individuals & Families

Thank You To Our Partners. Without You, We Can’t Do What We Do.