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Tennessee Auto body Repair Shop Gives Away 11 Cars To Families in Need

Jonathan Schmitt, the owner of an auto body repair shop in Tennessee, has decided to give away 11 cars to families in need.
Jonathan Schmitt, owner of A+ Automotive Repair 5 photos
Jonathan Schmitt, owner of A+ Automotive RepairJonathan Schmitt, owner of A+ Automotive RepairA+ Automotive RepairA+ Automotive Repair
His generous gesture was inspired by over three thousand nominations received online, where he and his wife learned about many families that are in dire need of a transportation solution.

Mr. Schmitt first thought about giving away a car to someone in 2013, when he heard the story of an unfortunate family, and gave them a vehicle for free to have a way to get around.

Since then, Jonathan Schmitt gave away a car every year, but 2016 was different. After careful monitoring of the nominations his body shop received on Facebook, where people referred to others in need of a vehicle, he decided to give away as many cars as he could. So he added up whatever he had around, and managed to prepare 11 cars to give away for free.

The reporters at WTVF caught the story on Labor Day, when his employees were working out of their decision. Instead of taking a day off, the workers of the auto body repair shop named A+ Automotive Repair decided to give time and help put as many families back in a vehicle of their own.

According to News Channel 5, Mr. Schmitt usually gets the cars from impound, and then he asks his mechanics to fix them, so that another owner could drive them safely on public roads.

Whenever needed, Schmitt donated parts for the vehicles, and then the hard work begins. The most difficult part we are referring to is choosing a family that most needs a car in its life.

The A Plus Automotive Repair shop recently moved into a larger facility, which is located on Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. The operates on a peculiar schedule - 24 hours a day.

Its owner said that there was a demand for this kind of service in the area, so that is why they had to hire more technicians, so that they can be able to fix more vehicles.


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