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DANVERS, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 6, 2014--International Cars, Ltd. (ICL) announced today its donation of 3,784 collected non-perishable food items to Massachusetts and New Hampshire food pantries through its Food for Friends campaign , along with a five hundred dollar gift certificate to each of the three participating pantries. ICL and its family of dealerships which include Honda North, Dover Honda, Dover Chevrolet, Audi Stratham, and Porsche of Stratham sponsored the February food drive in an effort to facilitate hunger-relief within its surrounding communities.
Audi of Stratham sales personnel Nigel Reed (L) and Brandee Connor (R) get ready to deliver the dealerships non-perishable food donations. (Photo: Business Wire)
“We are grateful to help our local communities by hosting our 3 rd Annual Food for Friends campaign” said Richard Collins, CEO of International Cars, Ltd. “We understand that fighting hunger is a daily struggle and not just around the holidays, which is why we established the food drive to help combat hunger in the communities in which our dealerships reside.”
Each ICL dealership participated in sponsoring Food for Friends, collecting gracious food donations from friends, neighbors and customers throughout the month of February. All collectables were donated to surrounding food pantries within the dealerships' communities: Danvers People to People Food Pantry, Table of Plenty in Berwick, Maine, SCCA Outreach in Dover, and St. Vincent De Paul Food Pantry in Exeter.
About International Cars, Ltd:
International Cars, Ltd. is an employee owned company comprised of five New England area dealerships. The New Hampshire locations include; Dover Auto World: with Honda and Chevrolet franchises, Porsche of Stratham and Audi Stratham. Honda North is located in Danvers, Massachusetts. The International Cars’ team, company-wide, is one that values ownership, accountability, and the importance of high-level service and customer satisfaction.
International Cars is headquartered at Honda North in Danvers, MA and is the recipient of several industry awards, including the 2007 Governor’s Highway Safety Association Peter K. O’Rourke Special Achievement Award and the Time Magazine 2006 Quality Dealer Award. Honda North is a five-time Honda President’s Award winner, which is the most prestigious honor that Honda can grant to one of its dealerships. Dover Auto World in NH is a two-time President’s Award winner. Audi Stratham is a two-time recipient of the Audi Magna Society Award, and Porsche Stratham has been recognized as a Porsche Premier Dealer. International Cars has also earned several AACE (Annual Award for Communications Excellence) Awards through The National ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Association.
The Employee Owners of International Cars, Ltd. take great pride in supporting charitable-based initiatives that directly impact their local communities. This type of involvement is an integral part of the success of employee ownership. For more information on International Cars, please call Ebben Zall Group at 781-449-3244 or visit www.iclautos.com.
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CONTACT: Ebben Zall Group
Maria Baez, 781-449-3244
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA MAINE MASSACHUSETTS NEW HAMPSHIRE
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: AUTOMOTIVE PHILANTHROPY OTHER AUTOMOTIVE GENERAL AUTOMOTIVE FOUNDATION
SOURCE: International Cars, Ltd.
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