Sunset Ford and Local Community Raises $8,000 for Valmeyer High School

Sunset Ford raised $8,000 for Valmeyer High School’s Booster of School Sports (BOSS) club at the recent Drive One 4 UR School event. For every test drive, Ford donated $20. An additional $10 was donated for a test drive of the 2012 Ford Focus.
June 30, 2011 - PRLog -- Valmeyer, IL – Sunset Ford, Valmeyer High School and members of the local community raised $8,000 for Valmeyer High School’s Booster of School Sports (BOSS) club at a recent test-drive event, as part of Ford Motor Company’s Drive One 4 UR School program. For each of the over 300 area residents who test-drove a Ford vehicle at Valmeyer High School last May 7, Sunset Ford and Ford Motor Company donated $20. Ford also donated an additional $10 for a second test drive of the all-new 2012 Ford Focus, up to an additional $2,000 with all funds going towards Valmeyer High School’s BOSS club.

Since the program’s inception in 2007, Drive One 4 UR School has offered 275,000 test-drives at more than 1,500 events to generate over $5 million for high schools nationwide. The money raised during the Drive One 4 UR School program has helped ensure that extracurricular actives like sports and music programs continue in local communities.

“We had outstanding support from the many community members who came out to our Drive One 4 UR School event to help us raise funds for Valmeyer High School’s BOSS club. The day was a major success for the school, the students and all of the contributors who took the opportunity to take one of our vehicles for an enjoyable test drive,” said Cindy Greiwe of Sunset Ford.

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 163,000 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
Source:Lindy Kampman
Tags:Ford, Valmeyer, Sunset, Booster, Fusion, Explorer, Focus, Mustang, Fundraiser, Fiesta
Industry:Automotive, Education, Event
Location:Illinois - United States
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