The persons who nominated Kim Dixon for the 2022 Valley Toyota-Take care of Vehicle auto giveaway explained she is unbelievably generous and is the initial particular person to phase up to assistance other individuals in need to have.
1 of the initially factor she said when Niels Larsen informed her Tuesday early morning that she is this year’s receiver proved that to be legitimate.
“Really?” she asked. “Isn’t there somebody else that is a lot more deserving?”
Larsen advised Dixon that additional than just one particular person nominated her, telling stories of her function and volunteer generosity, her struggles with her individual vehicle, and the simple fact that she is the sole cash flow earner in her family.
Dixon functions as a property help worker taking care of seniors. But she also volunteers to enable other care aides who are seeking for function. She allows folks keep at her household if they have nowhere else to go. She lately donated blankets, pillows, a tent, and jackets to support men and women try to stay heat in the chilly temperature.
She also participated in the yearly Undertake-a-Senior challenge, getting gifts for a senior.
“It breaks my coronary heart that she’s getting to wrestle in purchase to be able to be there for all people else and it does not feel honest to me,” her close friend Becky Blonski wrote. “You see, Kim struggled with cancer and however struggles with other well being challenges which need her to vacation for appointments. So not only does she make certain our elders are nutritious and harmless each working day, she’s also trying to preserve herself healthier as properly.”
Just lately her mini-van stopped working and she had to borrow a automobile from her mother, a car with no warmth.
“I begin my motor vehicle with a screwdriver,” she informed the room of sponsors on Tuesday.
Dixon’s brother Sean was another person who nominated Kim, praising her for her operate with the elderly, using seniors to appointments and to get groceries, and at Xmas to see the lights.
Dixon obtained a 2004 Toyota Camry LE refurbished by a lot of of the sponsors, such as Resolve Auto, Simpson Automobile, Large O Tires, Certified Autosound, Tom Thompson Auto Glass, and Napa Car Pieces.
Other sponsors include Hub Worldwide who provide insurance, and The Chilliwack Development.
This is the 19th calendar year of the Toyota-Deal with Car Christmas vehicle giveaway.
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