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January 24, 2022

Planting the Mustard Seed

(Originally published by Habitat for Humanity International)

Claire and Joel Tomkinson realized their car had officially become part of the family when their young daughter gave it a name: Car-ie. The red SUV had served the couple well as they started their small working farm and, later, their family.

Over time, the needs of the family and the farm grew beyond what the aging vehicle could handle. Although it was a difficult decision to give the car away, deciding where to give it was easy. “We knew this car could bring good into someone else’s life — and we knew Habitat could help make that happen,” says Claire.

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