of Success helps a young mother juggle
family, career and college.
discovering Wheels of Success, Ebonie B. was
stretched between her child's and employer's
needs. Lacking personal transportation, she
relied on the well-meaning but often inefficient
city bus system to get to daycare each morning,
and as a result was frequently late to her
temporary job. She was in jeopardy of losing
the position, which she desperately needed.
knew she was a reliable and motivated worker
and she longed for the stability that would
help her prove this to her employer. Fortunately,
she was referred to Wheel of Success by Alpha
House, a nonprofit that helps single mothers.
Thanks to a donor's support,
Wheels of Success was able to provide her
with a car and assistance with vehicle maintenance.
Today Ebonie is on a different path. With
late arrivals in the past, her employer has
recognized her dependability and good work.
Her temporary position has become permanent
and she attends college part-time working toward
a business degree.