Car Means Better Shifts, More Income and Better Schooling

Ebony Hagen is a mother to a 12-year-old daughter. She has been working part-time as a home healthcare aide, a job that requires her to transport her patients for medical appointments and errands. Her employer agreed to give her more hours if she could secure reliable transportation. This opportunity would provide Ebony with and increased income.

In February 2016, Vehicles for Change, in partnership with Wayne Metro Community Action Agency, awarded Ebony a 1997 Mercury Sable.

“Having a car allows me to pick up more shifts at work to increase my income,” she says. Ebony will also be able to take her daughter to a better school to improve her education. Vehicle ownership has been life changing for Ebony.