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Help Us Raise $6,000 for Greenfield High School

Ford of Greenfield wants you to Drive One 4 UR School on Saturday, May 7th from 9 AM to 5 PM and help us raise up to $6,000 for Greenfield High School. This fundraiser will be held at Greenfield High School.

 
 
PRLog - Apr. 27, 2011 - Greenfield, MA – Ford of Greenfield is bringing Ford Motor Company’s innovative Drive One 4 UR School program to the Greenfield community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for Greenfield High School. For every person who test-drives a Ford vehicle at Greenfield High on May 7, Ford of Greenfield and Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to Greenfield High School. The funds will go toward a fundraising drive to bring Rachel’s Challenge back to GHS.  This follow-up presentation in honor of Rachel Scott, the first person killed at Columbine High School, is aimed to motivate students to make a positive change in the way they treat others.

“Drive One 4 UR School is a great way for our dealership and the local community to partner on a fun and simple way to raise money for the High School,” said Chris Pinardi, Service Director at Ford of Greenfield. “All you need is a driver’s license and five minutes.  Hopefully, we’ll get a large turnout and hit our fundraising goal.”  The event, which will be held from 9 AM to 5 PM, will feature several of Ford’s innovative line-up of vehicles including the Fiesta, Focus, Fusion, Edge, and Escape.

“Money raised will help support our efforts to bring Rachel’s Challenge back to our school.” said Angela Mass, Student Council Advisor at Greenfield High School.  “Rachel’s Challenge had an enormous impact on our entire community last year, and we are hoping to host the follow-up presentation, Rachel’s Legacy, in the fall.  We are grateful for the opportunity to work with Ford of Greenfield on this unique fundraiser and we are encouraging friends, family and faculty to come out and drive one for us on the 7th.”

Since the start of Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program in 2007, more than 275,000 test-drives at more than 1,500 events have generated over $5 million in donations for high schools nationwide.  Locally, Ford of Greenfield participated in Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program last spring and raised just over $4,300 for Turners Falls High School.

To participate, please visit Greenfield High School, located at 1 Lenox Street in Greenfield, between 9 AM and 5 PM on May 7. Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver’s license. There is a limit of one test-drive per household.  For more information or to sign up in advance, contact Angela Mass at angmas1@gpsk12.org or 413-522-0316.  Additional information on Rachel’s Challenge can be found by visiting: www.rachelschallenge.org

About Ford Motor Company
Ford Motor Company, a global automotive industry leader based in Dearborn, Mich., manufactures or distributes automobiles across six continents. With about 166,000 employees and about 70 plants worldwide, the company’s automotive brands include Ford and Lincoln. The company provides financial services through Ford Motor Credit Company. For more information regarding Ford’s products, please visit www.ford.com.

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Industry:Automotive, Education
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Last Updated:Apr 28, 2011
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