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PORT CHARLOTTE, FLA — While you first come to MPM Automotive in Port Charlotte, two issues shortly grow to be clear.
They take pleasure of their work and their clients…
“We deal with them like household and we get together with them,” says co-owner Paul Newman.
Nobody is aware of that higher than Greg Garman.
“That is my native auto physique store, I deliver all of my automobiles that want restore right here,” he mentioned.
However little did Greg know their customer support would go method past the automobiles.
It began a couple of 12 months in the past, when a blood check confirmed that his kidneys have been failing.
“It was an entire shock,” he mentioned.
Since then, the dad and Southwest Florida nurse has been placed on dialysis.
“It is very taxing as a result of they’re doing in three hours what your kidneys do over two days,” he mentioned.
And now it is gotten to the purpose the place he wants a kidney donation.
Now, that is the place MPM Automotive comes again in. Not solely is the administration staff spreading the phrase about Greg’s want for a donor, however they’re additionally trying to elevate some cash.
“We’ll do a fundraiser on October 10,” mentioned Newman.
They will be promoting meals and raffling off prizes, so Greg would not have to fret about payments as soon as he will get the surgical procedure.
They usually’re assured it would occur for him quickly.
“Who does that what sort of auto physique store does that for one in every of their clients?” mentioned Garman.
And if you happen to’re questioning who instilled this stage of service into this household owned store, this is who the proprietor says is responsible.
“My mother (laughs). My mother is a good girl. She taught me that,” mentioned Newman.
Greg is working with Tampa Basic Hospital to coordinate his donation and eventual surgical procedure. For extra details about the hospital’s residing kidney donor program, click here.
It’s also possible to attain Greg with any questions or details about a potential donation at Gregskidneygoal@gmail.com.
You may keep updated on the fundraiser being held at MPM Automotive on October 10, by following this Facebook page.
If you wish to be a vendor on the fundraiser or donate to it, you’ll be able to attain Paul Newman at (941)-764-9054 or (941)-524-2448.
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