FAPO receives gift of truck from O'Leary Buick GMC in Fredericton
The Fredericton Anti-Poverty Organization (FAPO) announced today that it will receive a free used truck donated by Gerry O'Leary of O'Leary Buick GMC in Fredericton.
Dan Weston, FAPO Coordinator, says the non-profit organization will take ownership of the vehicle Wednesday, August 14 at 3:30 pm at the company's Hanwell Road dealership.
The donation from O'Leary Buick GMC in Fredericton comes nearly six weeks after FAPO lost its only vehicle in a traffic accident. No one was hurt in the July 3rd collision, but the organization's 1998 half ton was a complete "write off", said Weston, who co-founded the organization in 1983.
"The accident really put us in a bad spot," says Weston. "The insurance wasn't enough to buy a new vehicle and we couldn't afford to rent one either."
Weston says after 30 years working with the poor and needy in Fredericton it was one of …
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