'Second Chance Prom' Empowers Women to Be Their Best

Martha's Home 8th Annual 'Second Chance Prom' was a huge splash and the Street Auto Group was there! Themed "Enchantment Under the Sea," this "Adult Prom Night" benefits Martha's Home in Amarillo, Texas. Martha's Home provides shelter, support, assistance, and second chances to homeless women and mothers with children in the West Texas Panhandle region.

Martha’s Home 8th Annual Second Chance Prom was a huge splash and the Street Auto Group was there! Themed “Enchantment Under the Sea," this "Adult Prom Night" was designed for those who either missed their first prom or wanted that second chance to experience an enchanting evening with their current sweetheart or group of friends!

This year's event was a sellout at the North Exhibit Hall of the Amarillo Civic Center in downtown Amarillo, Texas recently. Evening hosts included Lisa Schmidt of ABC 7 and Wes Reeves of Xcel Energy. Entertainment was provided by the West Texas Panhandle's sensations, the Velvet Funk Band and singer, Michael Matthews.

"When you're blessed to have a place to call home, sometimes you forget what being homeless means."

John Luciano, General Manager Street Volkswagen

"It's so wonderful to see the Amarillo community come and support all of the great things that Martha's Home is doing," said Mary Kay Kuhrts, Marketing Director. "All of the proceeds benefit Martha’s Home, here in town. At Martha's Home, we provide shelter, support, assistance, and second chances to homeless women and mothers with children."

"When you're blessed to have a place to call home, sometimes you  forget what being homeless means," says John Luciano, General Manager of Street Volkswagen"Being a homeless mother with children means worrying about what to feed your children and where you're going to sleep tonight."

Martha’s Home steps in to provide refuge, safety, security, a home for those without one, and a wide range of programs to help women and children in need rebuild their lives and re-enter society as self-sufficient and responsible citizens. In addition to caring for the daily physical needs of their residents, Martha’s Home offers more than just a hand out, they provide a hand up. Martha's Home offers case management, referral services, life necessities, and housing assistance."Martha's home encourages women to empower themselves, both emotionally and physically," says Kuhrts.  "We want women to realize their unique potential."  The women at Martha’s Home work to further their education, securing full-time employment, and gaining personal living skills to become productive in the community.

For more information, contact Martha's home at (806) 443-5577, or visit their website at marthashome.org. You can also give us a call at the Street Auto Group at (806) 355-9846 or email us internet@street-toyota.com or visit us online at streettoyota.com.

The Street Auto Group; Street Toyota and Street Volkswagen, has served the Amarillo area for over 34 years and has received the prestigious Toyota President's Award for the past 11 years.  Street Toyota was named the 2012 Automotive News ‘100 Best Dealerships To Work For.’  The Street Auto Group has been a valuable corporate citizen in the Panhandle area. They provide support to area nonprofit organizations such as Boy Scouts of America, United Way, The Mavericks Boys and Girls Club, High Plains Food Bank, Eveline Rivers Christmas Project, Snack Pak 4 Kids, Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Museum of Art, Discovery Center, CACHA (Hispanic Chamber of Commerce), West Texas A&M University and many other organizations.

 Media Contact: Flo Lopez, Street Toyota of Amarillo, Texas, (806) 355-9846, internet@street-toyota.com http://www.streettoyota.com/

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Source: Street Auto Group


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