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Service shop helps single moms


October 9, 2019


SINGLE MOMS SERVED: Goldendale Exhaust and Repair (GEAR) held their sixth annual Single Moms Oil Change program last month. This year they serviced 26 cars as a donation to single moms in the community.

Sept. 29 was Mom's day out at Goldendale Exhaust and Repair (GEAR). For the sixth year in a row, Jason, Esther, TC, and Cameron Read of GEAR have been donating their time and facility to invite single moms in to have an oil change, service, and vacuum (the wash was cancelled this year due to weather). They also provided a light lunch of sandwiches, cookies, and candy.

GEAR was approached by the Goldendale Seventh-Day Adventist Church in 2013 to ask if they would like to be involved in this program for the community's single moms. The Reads told them not only did they want to be involved, but they wanted to make it all donation. Besides seven of their own shop volunteers, there were also a...

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