What TJ Crossman's Auto Repair has done for Vista, CA

TJ Crossman donates Nissan 2002

'Amazing' Vista teen surprised by gift of a carLogo Visa Press

Juan Soberanes, 18, talks about receiving the 2002 Nissan Altima on which he is leaning in front of T.J. Crossman's Auto Repair in Vista. The teen received the car from Crossman, right, thanks to the auto mechanic's annual giveaway of a used car....

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Know a struggling person who really needs a car? Tell TJLogo Visa Press

When Spencer Tapia's car died last year, it was a blow. Then came the gift, no strings attached, from a Vista auto mechanic.

It was a used Ford, nearly a dozen years old. But it ran great and it was free — and that was invaluable to Tapia, who once again had a way to get his 4-year-old special-needs daughter to doctor's appointments....

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Car Give Away

TJ Crossman Mentors Trade Tech High School Auto Class

TJ Crossman Mentors Trade Tech High School Auto ClassLogo Visa Press

“Work smarter not harder.” This is advice that TJ Crossman, owner of TJ Crossman’s Auto Repair shop, is giving to a group of high school students. Mr. Crossman has proved time and time again that he is willing to support his community. In this case, it has been support for Mr. Ibave’s automotive class at the neighboring school, Trade Tech High School...

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TJ Crossman's Auto Repair Donates Car to Needy FamilyLogo Visa Press

Paige Torres… On Saturday, August 6th, business owner TJ Crossman celebrated the Grand Opening of TJ Crossman’s Auto Repair Inc. at its new and larger location on North Melrose Drive. The Grand Opening, which lasted from 12-4 p.m. featured great food from Bull Taco catering, beverages, a DJ, face painting, TJ Crossman’s...

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TJ Crossman's Auto Repair Donates Car to Needy Family

Vista auto shop to give car to person in needLogo Union Tribune

Pretty good deal, this 2005 Ford Freestyle. Runs well, has less than 130,000 miles. But what makes it great is the price: free.

T.J. Crossman’s Auto Repair in Vista is looking to hand it to a person who...

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The engine of altruismLogo Union Tribune

Last summer, TJ Crossman gave a complete stranger a car. For the Vista auto shop owner, who has seen his own share of hardship, it was a way to lend a hand to a person in need.

The car giveaway was part of Wheels to Prosper, a national program in which auto shop owners...

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The engine of altruism

Vista's Mechanic Gives Back

Vista's Mechanic Gives BackLogo Visa Press

Jeffrey McGrew…TJ Crossman has been living and working on cars in Vista since 1992. Since then he has grown and changed his business from being mobile in 2006 to finally having his own shop in 2013. However TJ’s shop has been much more to the community than just a place to go and get your car fixed. Even though this may be your first time...

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TJ Gives Away Another CarLogo Visa Press

Yes, he’s done it again. This entrepreneur and Auto mechanic has given away another car. You may remember that he gave away a car back on July 18. This time the car didn’t go to just one individual, it went to the North County Trade Tech School in Vista where 18 current students will use it to learn about...

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TJ Gives Away Another Car

Chamber Small Business of the Year Nominee

Chamber Small Business of the Year NomineeLogo Visa Press

TR Robertson…. TJ Crossman may be the owner of an auto repair shop in Vista, which he is proud of, but he is most proud of the various philanthropic endeavors he, his girls and his workers take part in for the Vista community and organizations. TJ’s Auto Repair, Inc., is located toward the back of a large section of buildings on...

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Auto shop, dealership among 'Heroes of Vista'Logo Union Tribune

An auto repair shop, a car dealer and a famed soap maker were among the honorees celebrated last week when the Vista Chamber of Commerce announced its “Heroes of Vista.”

Roughly 250 people turned out for the fourth annual awards dinner held Saturday at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. The event raised between...

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Auto shop, dealership among 'Heroes of Vista'

TJ Crossman's Auto Repair

TJ Crossman's Auto RepairLogo Visa Press

TJ is the owner of TJ Crossman’s Auto Repair….. but we got a tip that he is that and soooo much more! As we have embarked on our 24 Days of Giving campaign for this holiday season, we have reached out to our friends and fans for suggestions on recipients they feel are deserving of “Keek”ing the season off with...

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