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Sharing House Expands 'Wheels To Work' Program – Brevard, NC


Last updated 12/9/2019 at 3:35pm

Sharing House's Empowerment Director Susan Matthews (left) transfers the donated car title to Hattie Townsend of Brevard, with N.C. License Plate Agency employee Susan Philippon looking on. (Courtesy photo)

Imagine this scene. You finally got the kids on the school bus, you lace up your steel-toed shoes, grab your lunch and jump in the truck headed to your hourly-paid construction job. You turn the key in the ignition and nothing happens. The motor doesn't turn over, so you pull the key out and try it again – this time with a little prayer. You know you can't be late to work, much less miss work and the wages. Your life has just entered the "tyranny of chaos" that often follows low-income people who are living on the edges of poverty.

Hard-working people who are dedicated to supporting t...

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