Friday, May 28, 2010

Good News Garage NH receives grants from NH Women's Fund

Good News Garage NH is honored to be the recipient of two grants from the New Hampshire Women's Fund. The initial Women's Fund/Good News Garage NH grant is providing donated and refurbished cars to four NH women in need. Pictured above is Theresa standing next to her donated van awarded to her through this grant.

The most recent Women's Fund grant is allowing Good News Garage NH to launch a vehicle repair fund to assist working New Hampshire women who own a car but are unable to afford the necessary repairs to keep their cars road-worthy and running safely.

For most New Hampshire residents, our cars are our lifelines to the world. A vehicle provides a means to get back and forth to work creating the financial resources necessary to obtain food, housing and medical care as well as opportunities for educational and cultural enrichment. Life is a struggle without a reliable car. Good News Garage NH is grateful to the NH Women's Fund for their continued support of our "wheels to work" mission that provides reliable donated cars to NH families in need. To support our mission, please donate a car, van or truck to Good News Garage NH or tell a friend or relative to donate a car. Good News Garage: Donate a car...Change a life!

Friday, May 21, 2010

Bishop's Charitable Assistance Fund supports Good News Garage NH

Standing behind a Good News Garage NH donated car: Bob Buckley, Good News Garage NH program director, Trudy Sutherland, Good News Garage advisory board member and Fred Kfoury, Jr., Bishop's Charitable Assistance Fund board member.

Good News Garage is honored to be the recipient of a grant from the Bishop's Charitable Assistance Fund which is a not-for-profit organization within the Catholic Church in New Hampshire. The Fund enables the Bishop of Manchester, through a board of directors, to make grants to not-for-profit organizations without regard to religious affiliation for projects that help people in New Hampshire meet their basic needs. This grant will allow Good News Garage NH to a launch a car repair fund to serve deserving, working New Hampshire residents.

"While Good News Garage typically provides transportation services through our Donated Wheels program that serves families by providing reliable donated cars to New Hampshire families in need, we are excited about expanding our services to include vehicle repairs," said Bob Buckley, Good News Garage NH program director.

Those interested in applying for car repair services you must meet Good News Garage NH JumpStart requirements ( and must provide a written repair estimate for the car. For more information, contact the Good News Garage NH office at: 603.669.6937.

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Dine with Good News Garage at the Texas Roadhouse this Monday!

Yippie! Yahoo! Texas Roadhouse is going to give 10% of the food purchased on Monday, May 24 to Good News Garage! They are located at Taft Corners in Williston, Vermont and will be open 4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. on that day. PLEASE bring a copy of this blog to verify that you are eating there, not only for the steak, but to support Good News Garage.

The money raised will go to repair donated cars, trucks, and vans that we provide to qualified Vermont families.

Donate a car...Change a life!

Monday, May 3, 2010

Visit the Donate a car...Change a life! Booth at the Portsmouth NH Sustainability Fair

Good News Garage NH will have a booth at the Portsmouth Sustainability Fair this Saturday, May 8th. Donating a car to Good News Garage NH is a great way to recycle an older vehicle and help a local family in need. In addition to accepting donated cars, Good News Garage NH will also accept donations of gently-used good car tires and new anti-freeze, motor oil and windshield washer fluid. All donations to Good News Garage qualify for a tax deduction. For more information on the Portsmouth Sustainability Fair: I hope to see you there!