Mike Phillips and his company Men At Work Car Care Center have been a fixture in Downtown Raleigh for 27 years. First leasing a 3,600 square foot building on Blount and Cabarrus street in 1988, then in 2006 moving to 501 West Morgan street, after spending a year on the street washing cars, when he was evicted from his Blount street location to make way for $300.000 condominiums. Now located at 520 W South Street in Raleigh
Men at Work customers are a cross section of the community and run the gamut from local business people and political leaders to students from local colleges and universities. Over the years Men at Work has also detailed the vehicles of some famous clients, including basketball greats Charles Schackeleford, Jerry Stackhouse and Ronald Flip Murray just to name a few.
Mike Phillips believes in paying it forward, giving people a second chance. Phillips employ's ex-convicts. "Mike says. Once you've been in jail, most folks want to turn their lives around. My job is to provide a way station you can go when you get out of jail." Having a job is a great start at putting your life back together. Mike's only rules are No Stealing, No Stealing, No Stealing and work hard.
Mike Phillips and Men At Work Car Care Center have received several distinguish awards, that are shown and listed below.
Awards and Achievements
The John Wesley Winters,Sr. Award. For Outstanding Service To The Community. From The Raleigh, Apex Branch Of The NAACP
The SouthEast Raleigh Assembly Volunteer Award, Presented to Mike Phillips In Recognition Of His Volunteerism, Leading By Example And The Ability To Make A Difference In The Community Of SouthEast Raleigh.
Service To Man Kind Award Presented To Mike Phillips By The Capital City Sertoma Club
Our company is based on the belief that our customers' needs are of the utmost importance. Our entire team is committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of our business is from repeat customers and referrals.
We would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service in the industry.
520 West South Street
Mon - Fri: 8AM - 6pm ( Open Later with appointment)
Sat: 8AM - 6PM