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Boggs Auto Collision car giveaway brings smiles to family's faces

South Jersey Times -- For nearly a decade, Boggs Auto Collision Rebuilders has given one deserving individual at least one reason to be grateful each year around the holiday season.

As a result, sometimes people cry tears of joy.

For the ninth year in a row, Boggs Auto shop took an otherwise totaled car, completely refurbished it and gave it to Woodbury resident Heather Nichols as part of the Acoat selected Benevolence Program. The national program is an effort to promote a positive image of the auto collision repair industry.

“I am in unbelievable shock,” Nichols said, after receiving a spotless 2003 Volkswagen Jetta with a year’s worth of paid insurance.

Nichols, who had mostly relied on public transportation and her own two legs to get to nursing classes, work and fulfill other parental obligations, subs


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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 5:48:12 AM

well, a totalled car is not exactly what I would call safe.
tomok
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 6:29:40 AM

Boggs Auto Collision car giveaway brings smiles to family's faces, good for them! Provide a reliable vehicle for someone that cannot otherwise afford one BUT what about fuel and insurance costs if you can't afford to buy a vehicle?
Got that Warm and Fuzzy feeling yet?
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII!
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 2:17:09 PM

it's a holiday miracle?
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 1:02:09 PM

A dream story ......
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 2:17:56 AM

Good story. Good on Boggs.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:27:17 AM

there are some good still around
10k
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:19:41 AM

wow-with a year's paid insurance also-wtg boggs..
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:08:16 AM

great story!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:07:59 AM

Kudos to Boggs Auto. You don't see much of this type of giving.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:07:03 AM

Good to know that there are still a few good people out there.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:06:17 AM

Merry Christmas!!
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:05:56 AM

Very good to see a positive story.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:05:36 AM

I gave away a dollar bill once. People looked at me like I was nuts.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:04:23 AM

Good PR for them.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:04:10 AM

Very nice if you get one.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:03:54 AM

Good.
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:02:47 AM

too few of these businesses around, good job on them
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:02:32 AM

great tradition
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:57:34 PM

I'm overcome.....
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:56:07 PM

The true spirit of Christmas!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:55:43 PM

Good for a few...
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:55:12 PM

good
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:55:09 PM

help me out in Mesa!!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:55:03 PM

The true spirit of Christmas. What a kind program Boggs Auto Collision does each year. They have my admiration and a Merry Christmas to them. Thanks for posting this DD2.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:53:12 PM

Every now and then a Real Santa appears!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:52:47 PM

It is nice to hear stories like this.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:52:46 PM

This is cool
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:52:06 PM

Great job guys.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:51:21 PM

Very nice gesture and gift!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:51:05 PM

generous
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:50:43 PM

Good story.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:49:57 PM

Cool!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:47:09 PM

way to go!!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:45:14 PM

that's real nice
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:43:53 PM

Great news for them.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:40:51 PM

Great job. They deserve your business Jersey.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:40:12 PM

Good for them!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:38:19 PM

Sounds like a great program.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:37:02 PM

good program
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:31:20 PM

Thanks Boggs Auto! Too many people are only thinking of themselves and especially at Christmas and Chanukah. There are still good hearted business people out there. Woo hoo! : )
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:30:22 PM

OK
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:30:00 PM

Nice deed for the Holiday Season.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:29:16 PM

It is nice to help people
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:25:33 PM

nice
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:22:55 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:22:04 PM

Back to the good old times
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:17:16 PM

Sweet.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:15:46 PM

It's nice to see people doing things like this.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:14:55 PM

that is cool!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:10:36 PM

Great news.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 11:09:00 PM

This is pretty nice but what the story doesn't say is that the company can write this off as a business expense. So how much of a donation is it really?
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