EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -- A local family got the surprise of a lifetime, as two businesses gave them a car and other gifts.
It’s all part of series of gifts they're giving deserving families in our area.
Wednesday was a very special day for a single mother of two from Eau Claire, as the 90 Days of Giving bring one more thing her way she can be thankful for this holiday season.
When Shanda Schwab heard the 90 Days of Giving commercial, nominating her closest friend Tiffany Larson was her first thought.
“She is one of the most amazing people I know, and if anyone pays it forward she certainly does; she is the first one to help out all of her friends at the drop of the hat, and I think she really deserves it,” said Schwab.
“We're supposed to go bowling with the boys, and she (Schwab) said she had a surprise; she said, but I'm not telling you, it's for the boys,” explained Larson.
After hearing a knock, Larson walked out to see who was there.
With a big red bow a 2007 KIA was waiting on Larson’s driveway for its new owner.
“(I’m) relieved to have a reliable vehicle, to get the boys where they have to go,” smiled Larson.
Morrie's Mazda, that gave away the car, looked over 400 applications.
It decided that the car will make the biggest difference for Larson and her kids.
“I think what stood out about Tiffany is that she is working hard to make a difference in the life of her kids, she really puts an effort in every day with them,” explained Bill Bertrand with Morrie’s Mazda.
Along with the car, Larson got a 500-dollar gas certificate from Gordy’s County Market, to give her and her new car an extra boost this season of giving.
The family also received a package from the metropolis resort.
Morrie's Mazda and Gordy’s County Market are giving two more cars in the next two months to families in need.