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Last Friday, Douglas County Car Care Program board president Deb Herges (left) and board member Harold Koep (right) presented a 2001 Pontiac Montana to Angel Brooks of Alexandria and her youngest daughter, Layla, age 3. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)

Without a vehicle? This program may help

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A new organization will help get people moving again.

Douglas County Car Care Program (DCCCP) is a faith-based nonprofit organization that's designed to provide vehicles and vehicle repair to low-income families.


On April 26, DCCCP gave away its first car.

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Amy Chaffins
Amy Chaffins is a journalist working for the Echo Press newspaper. After graduating from St. Cloud State University, Amy’s first job was at KSAX-TV working as an anchor and reporter. From 2003-2010, Amy worked as an editor and reporter for the Pope County Tribune and Starbuck Times newspapers. During her journalism career, Amy earned writing and photography awards from the Associated Press, Minnesota Newspaper Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Amy and her husband, Brandon, live in Alexandria and together write “He Sez, She Sez,” a humor column in the local women’s magazine, Chicz
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