Monday, February 16, 2009

THANK YOU SO MUCH!! Two of us were able to get new cars!

Hey everyone! I'm really happy to announce that we were able to turn the $4,500.00 raised by the website into replacements for TWO flipped cars. I got an extremely generous offer on a great used car for $1,500.00 and was able to give the remaining $3,000.00 to Erika Miliaresis, whose car was flipped at Broad and Walnut after the World Series (scroll below to see footage of her car being flipped in the previous post). Anyway, I just can't thank you all enough for the amazing generosity you showed to both myself and Erika. It was an extremely humbling experience and I'm eternally grateful for your generosity. Thank you so very much.

Click HERE to hear an interview on
American Public Media/NPR's "The Story"
Click HERE to hear an interview on
John DeBella's radio show on WMGK in Philadelphia

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Thanks everyone! Here's where things are at...

The response from this site has been overwhelming! I cannot thank you all enough for the support and generosity. It's meant so much. I love this town and it's so touching and humbling to see all the people from Philly and (to my surprise) all the amazing people from out of town and out of state who were willing and interested in helping me out. Donations came from as far as California, Texas, and Alaska!

I more than surpassed my goal of $3,000.00 and between the cars I'm checking out now I think I'll be able to get a new car real soon. Whatever is left of the money from the site has been promised to Erika Miliaresis whose car was flipped at Broad and Walnut. Her insurance won't cover the damages and I want to help her get a replacement car as well. Any donations from this point on will go to her (see her car below). Let's get Erika a car too! When this is fully resolved I'll put up a post to let you all know. Hopefully soon! Thanks again!

Thursday, October 30, 2008


Here's a link to a news story that ACTION NEWS did on me and my car situation. Thanks so much to them for helping me get the word out so I can fix or replace my car: CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO. Also FOX NEWS just ran another story last night: CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO. Thanks so much to all the amazing people who've helped out so far. It really means alot.

Hey Philly,

Remember when we just won the world series for the first time in 28 years? That was great! Then my car got flipped over and that wasn't great.

I couldn't afford a full coverage insurance policy on my car so my insurance company won't cover a vandalism claim. I also had to hire a towtruck to flip it back because Triple A doesn't cover this either. (UPDATE: Triple A just contacted me saying that I dealt with an independent contractor who "failed to understand what the coverage was without verifying with us" and then offered a reimbursement for the tow and their apology. Thanks to them for that.)

can't afford to buy a new car or to have this one fixed - if it's even possible. I work as a freelance videographer and a car is crucial for me being able to work and get to my different jobs.

So I was thinking...

There was alot of people on Broad Street last night. If all the people who were hanging out near Broad and Washington (where the car was flipped) gave me ten dollars I could probably buy a new car... or if all the people who actually flipped my car gave me a thousand dollars that could work too.

Either way Philly you broke my car... please help me fix it!