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Back to School: 8 Ways Local Dealerships Are Supporting Students



As we flip the calendar to September, we mark the start of another school year. Students, families and teachers have been sharpening their pencils and packing their backpacks to prepare, and local dealerships are stepping up to help.

Dealerships are known for their community involvement, especially when it comes to supporting education. Whether it is donating school supplies, transportation or financial support, these local businesses are showing their school spirit.

Below are just a few examples of dealerships’ A+ efforts to support school systems and students in their communities:

  • Adventure Subaru in Fayetteville, Ark., donated $12,500 for school supplies and other classroom needs for Owl Creek Schools.

  • Allen Samuels in Waco, Texas, gave away backpacks and school supplies for the 10th year.

  • Anderson Mazda in Lincoln, Neb., cleared the wish lists for 40 teachers in Lancaster County.

  • Cole Chevrolet GMC in Bluefield, W.Va., hosted the “Battle of the Bluefield” Car Wash for two local rival high schools, raising $4,810 for high school athletics in a friendly competition.

  • Grieco Automotive Group in Johnston, R.I., donated a new minivan to a local teen with spinal muscular atrophy to help her get to school and medical appointments.

  • Rich Ford Edgewood in Albuquerque, N.M., gave away a 4-pack of tickets to a New Mexico United soccer game for any school supply donations made to benefit the local school system.

  • TJ Toyota Automotive in Potsdam, N.Y., donated 11 boxes filled with school supplies to the Potsdam Back to School Fair.

  • Toyota at Victoria in Victoria, Texas, gave away 150 backpacks filled with school supplies to local students.

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