Garden Grove foster family receives new car from SoCal Honda Dealers after theft

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A Garden Grove foster family received a new vehicle from Southern California Honda Dealers after the family's car, along with a special-needs wheelchair, was stolen.

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (KABC) -- A Garden Grove foster family received a new vehicle from Southern California Honda Dealers after the family's car, along with a special-needs wheelchair, was stolen.

Mark Sanchez and his fiancee have nine children at home - four are foster kids. Monday night, the family was unloading groceries in the driveway when their car was stolen.

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One of Sanchez's sons has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, and he requires a 24-hour nurse. Another child has autism.

Inside the stolen car -- was prescription medicine and a special wheelchair for the son with cerebral palsy. The couple is heartbroken because they just bought the car a few months ago after saving for a long time.

SoCal Honda Dealers received many messages on social media from people sharing the story about the car theft, saying the Sanchez family needs a new car.

So on Wednesday, SoCal Honda Dealers surprised Mark and his family with a new Honda CRV.

The family has started a GoFundMe page. To donate, visit www.gofundme.com/vk73uk-family-in-need-of-a-little-help.