Wednesday, 06 May 2020 22:29

AutoNation Partners with American Cancer Society to Raise Funds for COVID-19 Response Fund

AutoNation, Inc., America's largest and most recognized automotive retailer, on May 5 announced it will partner with the American Cancer Society to help raise funds and awareness for its COVID-19 Response Fund. 

Beginning May 5, AutoNation will offer its customers the opportunity to donate to the American Cancer Society via the credit card terminals in all 325 AutoNation locations from coast to coast, with 100% of all donations going directly to the fund.


"AutoNation's DRV PNK Initiative has resonated profoundly with our customers, our associates and our communities alike," said Marc Cannon, executive vice president and chief customer experience officer. "We have donated nearly $24 million to cancer research and treatment, and during these uncertain times, we are accelerating our efforts!


"We recognize that cancer patients are now more vulnerable than ever, and we are turning our cancer-fighting efforts to supporting these patients."


Under the best of circumstances, a cancer diagnosis can be frightening and devastating. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the American Cancer Society, with the help of partners like AutoNation, is committed to ensuring critically important programs that support cancer patients will continue through the pandemic and beyond.


"The American Cancer Society is grateful for AutoNation and their work on behalf of cancer patients, caregivers, survivors and volunteers," said Gary Reedy, CEO. "As we navigate this time of COVID-19 and beyond, we look forward to a partnership that advances our shared vision of a world without cancer."


Source: AutoNation