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Nevada auto dealers donate $100,000 to COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund

Posted at 12:28 PM, May 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-01 18:42:02-04

In an effort to help support the state’s healthcare workers and first responders, the Nevada Franchised Auto Dealers Association (NFADA) and its southern chapter, Southern Nevada Franchised New Car & Truck Dealer Association, have donated a combined $100,000 to the state’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund.

Each chapter donated $50,000 to help secure and provide additional personal protective equipment (PPE) vital to protecting the state’s healthcare workers.

In addition to association donations, Bill Pearce Automotive and Forman Automotive, members of NFADA, have made individual contributions as well.

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Individual dealerships are also making donations to support healthcare professionals and the fight against the virus. In conjunction with their #DriveBigger campaign, Findlay Volkswagen Henderson has transformed its Little Free Library into a food pantry stocked with fresh fruits, vegetables and non-perishable food items for employees and the community as a whole.

Those who utilize the pantry are encouraged to take whatever they need and donations are welcome. Similarly, Jack Stanko of Champion Chevrolet in Reno has donated $25,000 and a Suburban SUV to support Sparks Rotary, Boys and Girls Club, Great Basin Brewery and Pinocchio’s Bar & Grill who have provided $10,000 in meals to all four Washoe County hospitals.

For more information on NFADA and the auto dealer’s community efforts, follow on Facebook or Instagram and visit their website.