We have reached our 70th rider in less than a year since we began the Shuttle To Work program.
We welcome Alandra a Syracuse native who graduated college and got her first business job in East Syracuse. Without a car or bus service she was trying to get to work spending 35% of her pre-tax salary . A co-worker who used our Shuttle told her about our program and we signed her up. What is interesting is that she was developing a business plan to help people get transportation to work as a Project in College.. We are exciting to have her on our Shuttle and we hope we can give her a good start in her working career.
Often times people think if someone goes to college they make big salaries immediately. Actually, that is often not the case. Many start at $12-15/hr. The number of people needing transportation help to get or keep a job is significant. If we want people to thrive and be self supporting, they often need transportation.
Partner with us to help Syracuse residents get and keep jobs, you can donate on our website or host a gathering of friends or co-workers and we will visit with you and share more about our Mission and how you can help.
Syracuse has 4300 people in poverty. With the 70 we have helped , only 4230 to go...