Being a single mom got a littler easier yesterday for four single mothers who attend First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Upper Marlboro, Maryland. The parents were gifted a quality pre-owned vehicle during one of four church services Sunday, courtesy of Sterling Motorcars’ Community C.A.R.E. (Community, Assurance, Reliability and Excellence) Program. Here’s the reaction:
“We are thrilled to be the first recipients of the program. We have identified four single parents based on their financial needs, having young children, and being active members of the First Baptist Church of Glenarden,” said Pastor John K. Jenkins, Sr.
Marilyn Lacy received her vehicle during the 10am service. Lacy’s husband passed a few two years ago leaving her to raise eight children. She often had to transport her family in shifts because her current vehicle was too small for everyone in the family to travel together. “Many Sundays I would have to leave some of my children home and they could not come to church because we didn’t have a large car. This SUV means everything to my family,” said Lacy. Four of her children were with her today as she was surprised in church.
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SOURCE: WHUR 96.3, Renee Nash; NBC4 Washington