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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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Submitted Dec 14, 2012 By: DellDude2
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 20, 2012 3:48:12 AM

well, a totalled car is not exactly what I would call safe.
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Message Posted: Dec 16, 2012 4:29:40 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 12:17:09 PM

it's a holiday miracle?
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 11:02:09 AM

A dream story ......
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Message Posted: Dec 15, 2012 12:17:56 AM

Good story. Good on Boggs.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:27:17 PM

there are some good still around
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:19:41 PM

wow-with a year's paid insurance also-wtg boggs..
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:08:16 PM

great story!!!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:07:59 PM

Kudos to Boggs Auto. You don't see much of this type of giving.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:07:03 PM

Good to know that there are still a few good people out there.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:06:17 PM

Merry Christmas!!
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Very good to see a positive story.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:05:36 PM

I gave away a dollar bill once. People looked at me like I was nuts.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:04:23 PM

Good PR for them.
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Very nice if you get one.
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Good.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 10:02:47 PM

too few of these businesses around, good job on them
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great tradition
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I'm overcome.....
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The true spirit of Christmas!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 9:55:43 PM

Good for a few...
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good
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help me out in Mesa!!
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 9:55:03 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 9:53:12 PM

Every now and then a Real Santa appears!!!
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It is nice to hear stories like this.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 9:52:46 PM

This is cool
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Great job guys.
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 9:51:21 PM

Very nice gesture and gift!
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generous
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Good story.
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Cool!
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way to go!!
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that's real nice
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Great news for them.
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Great job. They deserve your business Jersey.
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Good for them!
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Sounds like a great program.
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good program
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Message Posted: Dec 14, 2012 9:31:20 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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OK
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Nice deed for the Holiday Season.
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It is nice to help people
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nice
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Ok
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Back to the good old times
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Sweet.
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It's nice to see people doing things like this.
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that is cool!!!
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Great news.
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