Free Car

Free Car can be a method of reallocating wealth. Since President Barack Obama and the last year of George Bush the economy has been in a down turn. It seems recently that the media is more concern about rubber stamping the Presidents programs instead of problem solving and finding out what is causing the down turn in the economy and decreased real estate listings.

If President Barek Obama in his stimulus package would have provided grant money for a free car it would have stimulated the economy more so than the clunker program that replaced 680,000 older vehicles. I think that the immediate effect of the clunker program was positive, but it was a one time effect. One of the reasons that the clunker program diminishes and shrinks the economy is that its compounding effect mainly benefits the employed when government’s priority should be about creating employment in the short run and long run.

I think that a program that provide a free car to certain strata’s will increase employment in the short and long term because of better coordination and multiplier effect of the economy. There are certain industries that are located in the exurbs of metropolitan areas are experiencing economic difficulties because their local economies don’t have efficient access to all labor. Mass transportation is not an adequate solution because the small numbers of labor that are needed in early morning don’t create economies of scale for public or private transportation. The clunker program in most positive language saved estimates of ten thousand or more jobs however the free car program would create more jobs in the short term and long term. Please find approximately 80 free car programs below that will make you more productive:

1. Action in the Community Through Service(ACTS) free car, PO Box 74, Dumfries Va, (I kid you not)22026, Phone 1-703-369-5292
2. Akzo Nobel's Acoat National Benevolence Program, Akzo Nobel Chemicals Inc.,300 So. Riverside Plaza, Chicago, Ill. 60606 Phone 1-888-238-1558
3. Allegeheny Center Alliance Church, 250 E. Ohio St., Pittsburgh,Pa. 15212 phone 1-412-321-4333
4. Auto Lease Program (run by So. Minneapolis WorkForce Center), 777 E. Lake St. Minneapolis, MN. 55407 phone 612-821-4000
5. Auto-Mission of Evansville, Inc, The Methodist Temple, 2109 Lincoln Ave., Evansville, In.47717 phone 1-800-980-4881
6. Auto Technical, Inc. Minnesota phone 1-612-571-3680
7. Car Donation-Project Self-Suffiency, 375 W. 37 St.,#200, Loveland, CO. 80538, phone 1-970-667-3232
8. CareerScope, One Mall North, 10025 Gov. Warfield Pkway.Suite 216, Columbia, MD phone 1-410-992-5042
9. Car Ownership Program, Schoharie,NY Dept. of Social Services, Association for Retarded Citizens and Private Industry, Schoharie NY, phone 1-518295-8130
10. C.A.R. Program C/OTricap free car, 1139 Franklin Avenue NE Suite 3, Sauk Rapids MN 56379 phone 1-320-202-7824 or 1-800 909-9339
11.C.A.R.S. Ministry (Christian Automobile Repair Service), Calvary Christian Reformed Church, 400 Beeline Rd., Holland, MI.49424 phone1-616-844-1148
12. Cars Ministry, St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 10390 SW Canyon Rd., Beaverton,OR. 97005 Phone 1-503-644-9148
13. Cars for Careers, Delaware Division of Social Services phone 1-302-577-4880-Ext.117
14. Cars for Christmas, Kansas city, 1-816-897-0621
15. Cars for Work, Goodwill Industries of the Southern Piedmont, PO Box 668768Charlotte,NC 28266 Phone 1-704-372-3434
16. Catholic Charities 3838 Cathedral Lane, Arlington, Va. 22203 phone 1-703-841-2531
17. Charity Cars, 105 W SR 436 Suite2064, Altamonte Springs, Fl.32714 phone 1-888-558-4122
18. Community Auto Repository(C.A.R.) The Cooperative Ministry, 1928 Taylor St., Columbia, Sc. 29202 phone 1-803-799-3853
19. Community Auto Repair and RedistributionService(CARS)Minneapolis, Mn. 1-952-881-1115
20. Dignity Project Auto Club, 1125 SE. 4th St., Suite B, Gainesville, Fl. 32608 phone 1-5352-371-6792
21. Donated Used Vehicles, Illinois, phone 1-312-793-2342
22. Earna Car, Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corp(CHRIC), Chautauqua County,NY1-716-363-4650/4185
23. Emmanuel, 408 E. 23 St., Bryan TX.77803, phone 1-409-822-0441 24. Esperanza Unida's Vehicle Donation Program, 1329 W. National Ave. Milwaukee, WI. 53204 phone 1-414-671-0251
25. First Wheels c/o Families First Project free car, Tennessee Resource Conservation and Development Association phone 1-615-736-5472
26. Fond du Lac Gift of Wheels, Fond du Lac Area Career and Job Center 349 N. Peters Ave., Fond du Lac, WI. 54935 phone 1-920-929-3924
27. Freedom Ranch Prison Ministries, 4455 camp Bowie Blvd.,#114-59, Fort Worth, Tx. 76107
28. Getting There Program In Minnesota free car, 712 Canterbury Road So., Shakopee,MN.55379 phone1-952-496-2125
29. Giziibii Resource Conservation & Development(RC&D) Association, 3217 Bimidji Ave. No.,Bimidji, Mn.56601 Phone 1-218-751-1942, Ex.5
30. Gifts from God, PO Box 1300, Osprey, Fl. 34229 Phone 1-941-485-4707
31. Good News Garage, 1 Main St., Ste.214, Burlinton, Vt.05401 Phone 1-877-448-3288
32. Good News Garage Massachusetts, 630 Main St. Ste.2, Sturbridge, Ma.01566 Phone 1-508-347-1277
33. Good News Garage Hampshire free car,325 Merrill St., Manchester, Nh. 03103 phone 1-603-669-6937
34. Good News Garage Connecticut, 3580 Main St., Hartford, Ct. 06120 Phone 1-860-566-5774
35. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 1620 E. Polk St., Phoenix, Az. 85006 phone 1-602-254-2222
36. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work, 4622 W. Indian School Road, Suite D-7, Phoenix, Az.85031 Phone 1-602-245-9545
37. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work-free car, 1940 E. Silverlake, Suite 308,Tucson, Az. 85713, phone 1-520-622-7173
38. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to work, 820 E. Fry Blvd., Sierra vista, Az. 85635 phone 1-520-459-7026
39. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to work, 423 N. Florence St.. Casa Grande, Az.85222, phone 1-520-836-0073
40. Goodwill Arizona Wheels to Work , 813 Hancock Rd., Bullhead city, Az. 86442 phone 1-520-758-7265
41. Goodwill Colorado Wrecks to Ride,TANF Director, Colorado Dept. of Human services, Denver, Co. phone 1-303-866-5979
42. Helping Hands/Membership Assistance Ministry, Sagemont Church, 11323 Hughes Rd. Houston, Tx. 77089 Phoone1-281-481-8770
43. Independance Through Transportation Program, 14th Floor, JohnH. Mulroy Civic Center, Syracuse, Ny. 13202 phone 1-315-435-3516
44. Interfaith Services of Henrico and Volunteer Services, 8600 Dixon Powers Dr., Richmond, Va.23273 phone1-804-501-4091
45. Kingdom Cars, York County Christian Women's Job corp free car, 434 Museum Rd., Rock Hill, Sc. 29732 phone 1-803-327-6077
46. Luthern Social Services of New England, 17 W. Central St. ,Natick,Ma.01780 phone 1-508-650-4406
47. Minnesota's Family Loan Program, Family Service America phone 1-800-221-3726
48. Neighbor-Works Community Garage, St. Francis of Assis Catholic Church, 2150 Frieze Ave., Ann ArborMi. 48104
49. New Leaf Services, Georgia, phone 1-404-289-9293
50. Northwest Michigan Works/Goodwill Industries Car Program, 2194 Dendrinos Dr.,Traverse city, Mi., 49685 Phone 1231-929-5000 & 1-800-692-7774
51.Peach on Wheels Program free car 624 Green St. N.E.,Gainesville, Ga.30501 phone 1-770-536-1221
52. Penninsula Community Foundation, 1700 S. El Camino Real, suite 300, San Mateo,Ca.94402 phone 1-650-558-9369
53. Per Scholas, 1231 Lafayette Ave. Bronx,Ny.10474 Phone1-800-877-4068
54. Rahima Foundation, 1987 Bellomy St., Santa Clara, Ca. 95050 phone 1-408-297-0178
55. Rivertown Car Care, Minnesota,phone 1-651-439-3022
56. Serve(Securing Emergency Resourses Through Voluntary Efforts), 10037 Nokesville Rd., Manassas, Va. 22110 Phone 1-703-368-2979
57. The Society of St. Vincent de Paul's Car Donation Program, 210 N. Ave.21, Los Angeles,Ca. 90031 phone 1-800-97-HELP
58. Southwest Car Care Center Ministry, 82-573 Indio Blvd. Indio, Ca. 92201 phone 1-760-342-4876
60. St. Croix Valley Christians in kAction,(Car care Ministry) Lake Elmo, Mn. phone 1-651-430-0751
61. 2C8 Corp(Ministry to those in need of a car), 10520 Main St.Fairfax, Virginia 22030 Phone1-703-538-4388
62. 2C8 Transportation Ministry, Falls Church, 1-703-237-0058
63.Traid-In Equiptment Exchange(for disabled individuals) free car, 1 Empire State Plaza, Ste.1001, Albany, Ny.12223 phone 1-800-522-4369 or 1-518-474-5567
64. Wheel Get There Program Minnesota Valley Action Council phopne 1-507-345-2400
65. W for W, Anne Arundel County Dept. of Social Services, 80 W. St., Annapolis, Md. 21401 phone 1-410-269-4603
66. W for W, N.Y.S. Labor Department, Welfare-To-Work Division, State Office Building Campus, Buildiing 12, Room 288, Albany, Ny. 12240 Phone 1-518-485-6316
67. W for W, East Second St., 139 rear, Berwick, Pa. 18603 Phone 1-570-759-8203
68. W to W Transportation Program free car, Geogia Environmental Facilities Authority, Equitable Bidg., Atlanta, ga. phone1-404-656-0939
69. W to W, c/o United Way of Bartholomew County, Inc., 522 Franklin St., Columbus, In. 47201 phone1-812-372-3419
70. W to W, Combined Community Services, 110E. Prairie St., Warsaw, In. 46580 phone 1-219-269-5531
71. W to W, Forsyth County, Nc. phone 1-336-727-8311
72. W to W, 7 Junkins Ave., Portsmouth, Nh. 03801 phone 1-603-431-2911
73. W to W,St. Mark Catholic center, 429 E. Grandview Blvd.,Erie, Pa. 16504 phone 1-814-824-1111
74. W to W, Fortworth, Tx and Expanding to other Tx cities phone 1-512-463-2668
75. W to W Program,Central Wisconsin community Action Council free car, 205 E. Lake Ave., Lake Denlton, Wi. 53940 phone 1-608-254-8353
76. Willow creek Community Church, 67 E. Algonquin Rd., South Barrington, Il.60010 phone 1-847-765-5000
77. Winnebago Interfaith Needs Response( WINR), Winnebago county, Wi. phone 1-920-236-0131
78. Wisconsin Job Access Loan Program, Dept. of Workforce Developppment, 210 E. Washington Ave., Madison, Wi. 53707 phone 1-608-266-3131
79. Work and Ride Program, Catawba County Work First Plan free car, Catawba County Department of Social Services, PO Box 669, Newton, Nc. 28601 phone 1-828-326-5625
80. Workers on Wheels Car Donation Program, Wexford-Missaukee County Family Independence Agency, 10641 W. Watergate Rd.Cadillac, Mi. 49601 phone 1-231-779-4500
81. Work First Employment,NC Commerce Work First Project, 4301 Mail service Center, Raleigh Nc. 27699 phone 1-910-727-2175
82. Working Wheels, Central Vermont community Action Agency free car, 195 US Rt.302, Berlin,Barre Vt. 05641 pphone1-800-639-1053

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