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Motors for Moms car show this Saturday
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Shelter From the Rain Inc. will hold its 3rd annual “Motors For Moms” charity car show to raise funds for single mothers on Saturday, May 20, beginning at 11 a.m. in Richmond Hill.

The car, truck, Jeep and bike show will be held at Exclusive Engravings,  9701 Ford Ave, and open to the public with a $5 suggested donation.

Exclusive Engravings will be providing awards for Best In Show, Best Classic Car, Benjamin “Benji” Leo Kirby Sr. Best Motorcycle, Best Mustang, Best Corvette, Best Truck, Best Jeep, Best Performance Vehicle and Most Unique along with two other honorary awards for car lovers who have passed away, including Kevin Wycoff and Johnnie Graham.

Shelter From the Rain will provide free Matchbox toy cars for children, a gas card raffle and food truck meals for single moms who RSVP online.

Daniel Siding BBQ, WillYum’s Food Truck and Takeout Eatery, Coca-Cola, and Big Drop Peanuts will be available for the public. 

This event will be hosted by Renee LaSalle and DJ Jose Ray. There will be free Coca Cola drinks and Royal Restrooms for the public. 

Funds raised from this event will help single parents and their children by helping to provide baby supplies, household items, mentorship, support groups, virtual tutoring for students, financial literacy, homeownership and workforce development. 

For registration, sponsorship or donations, please visit:

Established in 2010, Shelter From the Rain is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, based out of Savannah that provides assistance to single mothers. Their vision is to create a community of strong, economically independent single mothers through education, mentorship, personal & professional development, homeownership, health and wellness. 

The group says that In the United States, one out of three children live in a single-parent family with 83 percent of these single-parent families headed by a woman. Single mothers are more likely to experience job displacement, poor academic attainment, live in poverty, and have episodic or chronic depression. It is critical that the community work together to support families in their journey to achieve economic mobility.  

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