Mission: Wheels of Success helps keep working people working so that they are able to support themselves and provide for their families.
Results: Throughout ten years of community support, Wheels of Success has provided over 1000 transportation related services, including over 500 vehicles to Tampa Bay area families. Our goal is to raise funds to get more families on the road by providing vehicles to applicants who have been “waiting for wheels” and to help others by paying for needed repairs to vehicles they already own.
Target demographics: working families in Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties who need reliable transportation to get to work, specifically including Veterans, Youth Aging out of Foster CAre, Patient Caregivers and Domestic Violence Survivors
Direct beneficiaries per year: 125-150
Geographic areas served: Hillsborough, Pinellas and Pasco counties
Programs: providing vehicles, car repairs and car care classes, as well as financial assistance with licensing, automobile insurance, car payments and down payments
My name is Darlene Pounds, I came to get help because am a sinlge parent of a three year old. I difficult get to work and to doctors appointments for me and my son. I hadto take three bus to and from work everyday, which two hours each. Me and my son would thirty min early to appointments, and if I had an appointment I had to leave the house two to three hours early. With wheelsofsuccess they help me not to have to leave the house so.
If it is rain that is the wosrted because bus are always lae which make you late for what every you had to do that day. I just want to say thank you.