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VW Press Release: Second chances garage donates Volkswagen Passat to a deserving driver

For many Americans, having a job and helping their communities requires reliable transportation. That’s why Second Chances Garage in Frederick, Md., has been working for a decade to refurbish donated vehicles into wheels for those who need them most. “If you have your own car, it can be easy to take it for granted. But, …

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Women’s Giving Circle provides $210,000 in grants

Women’s Giving Circle provides $210,000 in grants For The Frederick News-Post Aug. 23, 2019 The Women’s Giving Circle of Frederick County announces that 39 grants totaling $210,000 have been presented to 24 area nonprofits serving women and children. The grants were presented during the 13th annual event held in June. The Women’s Giving Circle of …

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Drivers Education Second Chances Garage

Second Chances Garage Steers Grant Funds to Cover Driver’s Education Costs

From The Frederick News Post, By Lindsay Powers lpowers@newspost.com  Jun 19, 2016 Ann Ryan said the Housing Authority of the city of Frederick often gets requests for help getting an “essential tool” — a driver’s license. A big hurdle for some seeking a license is the cost of driver’s education classes, said Ryan, the nonprofit organization’s …

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Teens learn responsibility, life skills working at local businesses

The Frederick News –  Monday, September 1, 2014  By Ed Waters Jr. News-Post Staff “It was the first time I had an ‘intern,’ though I do have volunteers,” said Rick Trawick, owner of the auto business.  Vehicles are donated to the garage, and Trawick works on them and sells them to low-income residents so they …

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