The Mission of Cars for Neighbors is "Fostering Independence by Providing Car Care." Cars for Neighbors responds to a critical need in Anoka County by reducing one of the primary barriers to employment through car repair and car donation to low income individuals. The goal is to restore hope one car at a time for those that are economically disadvantaged.
Impact and Programs
We served 228 families in need; 188 vehicles repaired, and 40 vehicles donated.
Continue developing a comprehensive strategic plan that includes service delivery, funding, and implementation
Provide funding to repair 175 cars
Donate 30 cars
Percent of donated cars needing a second repair not to exceed 15%
Launch and review Pay it Forward fee
Launch signature fundraising event
Maintain 6 months ($175,000) operating capital
Review practices used and how they include diverse individuals and perspectives in the mission, solutions, and program
Community or Constituency Served
Geographic Area Served