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10 Ways Dealers are Supporting Children and Youth



Local dealerships are at the heart of their communities, especially when it comes to supporting children and young adults. Known for hosting toy drives and sponsoring Little League, dealers go above and beyond in their support and creativity for their communities. Below are 10 recent ways dealerships are helping the youngest generations:

  • Morrie’s Auto Group in La Crosse, Wis. donated $9,000 to a local community campaign raising awareness for youth and family engagement in student school attendance.
  • Fiore Toyota in Altoona, Pa. donated $12,500 to local schools’ backpack programs to help ensure students get have adequate food during school and the summer.
  • Griffis Motors in Neshoba, Miss. donated a new 2023 Jeep Compass to the Neshoba Central Rockets baseball team raffle to fundraise for facility improvements.
  • Beaver Toyota and Beaver Chevrolet in Jacksonville, Fla. held a book drive for a local children.
  • Van Bortel Subaru in Rochester, N.Y. donated a van to a nonprofit that delivers new toys to kids in need.
  • Harr Toyota in Worcester, Mass. donated $10,000 to fund a local high school orchestra’s trip to Washington, D.C.
  • The Central California New Car Dealers Association raised $70,000 for local Make-A-Wish kids and hosted a luau party at Fresno Lexus to celebrate one wish kid’s trip to Hawaii.
  • D-Patrick Ford Lincoln in Evansville, Ind. donated $2,500 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southwestern Indiana.
  • Red Rock Auto Group in Grand Junction, Colo. donated $100 for every car sold in December, January, and February, totaling more than $100,000, to a foundation that improves students’ academic growth through technology and training.
  • Giles Subaru in Lafayette, La. donated $30,000 to an organization dedicated to making dreams a reality for Louisiana children with life-threatening illnesses.

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