What do you do with a new car given to your not-for-profit organization? Should you drive it to and from work, share it with the staff, or park it out front with your name on it? Nathan Hand, VP of Marketing and Development for Indy School on Wheels, was faced with this question. He had a better idea — why not use the car to generate income for IndySOW initiatives? Nathan went to his friends at Andy Mohr Toyota, TKO Graphix, and others, to help do just that.
IndySOW is raffling a new 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. Proceeds from the raffle will go towards IndySOW’s iniatives of one-on-one tutoring for children affected by homelessness. Tickets are $100 with a maximum of 1000 tickets offered. This is a $47,000 vehicle! Click here for more information.
What is Indy School on Wheels?
They envision breaking the cycle of homelessness by mentoring and tutoring school-aged children one-on-one. They are the only agency in Indianapolis providing this service.
Founded in 2001, IndySOW has made a lasting positive impact by:
- Tutoring at 12 locations (10 shelters and 2 schools)
- Training over 1,700 community volunteers
- Tutoring to 3,299 school-aged homeless children
- Distributing 1,560 backpacks filled with school supplies to homeless children
- Distributing 8,151 school uniforms to homeless children
*Statistics provided by IndySOW
How You Can Help
Would you like to be a tutor? It’s a weekly commitment of one hour, and you can access their wishlist here. You can also donate $100, in the form of a raffle ticket, to a worthwhile cause and have a chance to win a 2012 Toyota Highlander Hybrid.
The winner will be drawn in late spring. For more information, go to the IndySOW Official entry form and rules. All proceeds benefit the children of Indy School on Wheels.
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