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Cy-Fair High School Graduating Senior Receives Giveaway Car

Cy-Fair High School Graduating Senior Receives Giveaway Car

WE HAVE A CAR GIVEAWAY WINNER! Amanda Hamilton, of Katy, drives off into a future of nursing in her very own 2012 Ford Fusion SEL, the giveaway car of the 2018 Drive & Thrive Car Giveaway: Graduation Edition. In a surprise presentation on May 31 , the Rabieh family, owners of Elite Auto Experts, and representatives of Cy-Hope, a local non-profit organization dedicated to the education and advancement of local youth, handed the keys of the giveaway vehicle to Amanda. The winner was chosen from among 20 entries submitted by Cy-Fair ISD graduating seniors who also participated in one of Cy-Hope's student programs. The giveaway car was purchased at auction by Elite Auto Experts and subsequently fully restored by the talented professionals at the Elite Auto Experts body shop.   WATCH THE VIDEO OF THE SURP ... read more

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Spring 2018 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway - Graduation Edition

Spring 2018 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway - Graduation Edition

What could be better than helping our graduating seniors go far? Not much, if you ask us! Elite Auto Experts is teaming up with Cy-Hope, a local non-profit organization dedicated to helping Cy-Fair area youth, for our Drive & Thrive Car Giveaway: Graduation Edition! This coming May, one lucky CFISD graduating student will win a fully restored Ford Fusion to get on the road to college or start an exciting career. It's our way of showing that we care about our amazing community. We want to give back, and giving our graduating seniors a hand (or rather, as set of car keys) as they embark on an exciting future is our way of doing just that. A complete restoration of the giveaway vehicle is underway as we speak! The talented body shop technicians at Elite Auto Experts are working hard to make the car look and drive like new! The vehicle will feature low mileage (so you can go extra-far as you embark on your college education or career!) and the first year of oil changes is on us! WHO ... read more

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Holidays 2017 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway & Toy Drive

Holidays 2017 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway & Toy Drive

Family devastated by Harvey wins giveaway car 2017 was a tough year for the Gomez family. Like so many Houston-area residents, the family of five was devastated by Hurricane Harvey. In a matter of hours, their Cy-Fair home and two vehicles were flooded. Just like that, their sense of security and their very livelihood was washed away. "No matter how hard we tried to get the vehicles to higher ground, it just didn't work," Gomez said. "Water got into the house, too. We had just bought new couches and beds. In the end, it all had to go." In Harvey's aftermath, Gomez found herself unable to work due to a lack of transportation. Her husband was no longer able to operate his landscaping business because he had no means of hauling a trailer with equipment. Getting three teens to various after-school activities became next to impossible. Adding to the Gomez family's woes was the accidental discarding of garbage bags filled with the teens' belongings whe ... read more

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Summer 2017 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway & School Supply Drive

Summer 2017 Drive & Thrive: Car Giveaway & School Supply Drive

Single mom wins giveaway car filled with school supplies Fredericka Singer, 40, has a new set of wheels. Good fortune hasn't always been a steady companion for the single mother of three, but lately things have started looking up. A few weeks ago, Singer sought the help of Cypress Assistance Ministries, a non-profit organization dedicated to giving a hand to those in need. "I went into CAM because I needed help with paying my rent," Singer recalled. "I recently accepted a new position and I just needed something to help me get over that hump until I could make income and stabilize my situation." During her interview with CAM, Singer learned that she qualified to enter the Summer 2017 Drive & Thrive Car Giveaway sponsored by Elite Auto Experts, a Cypress-are auto repair and body shop that had recently partnered with CAM in support of the organization's annual school supply drive. "I never dreamed I would win a car," Singer said. "That's always something that happens to somebo ... read more

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