It is very hard to find employment when you have to rely on the bus to get to work.  A car changes everything,” said Sister Maureen Griner, founder and executive director of the homeless shelter now growing at a quickening pace. Sister Maureen’s generous spirit has inspired all kinds of giving, including people who wish to donate their car so that a struggling family can drive to the entrance ramp of the comeback trail.  A South Bluffs neighbor told a new Memphian about the need at Dorothy Day House. “I was hoping to donate my car to Salvation Army or a similar charity, as I work from home and don't often need a car,” said Hillary Kett, a recent transplant from Chicago.  Ms. Kett sent her 2002 Toyota Prius 4 door sedan to the driveway of Dorothy Day House at 1429 Poplar Ave. this week. “We will give the car to one of our families when they can pay for the tags and insurance. It may be a current family or a former family that is still struggling with transportation,” said Sister Maureen. Ms.

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