ABILENE, Texas -

A local fuel provider – Alon Brands – gave away a new Ford Escape on Wednesday to Abilene's Alliance for Women & Children.

The donations are part of the company's new "Cause for Cars" program.

Today's gift was the first of four in the company's yearlong Clean 13 program, which gives Alon consumer the chance to enter and vote for deserving community champions to win vehicles.

The Alliance for Women & Children has supported women and their families since 1920.