GREENSBURG, Pa., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Smail Auto Group is honored to announce that they have raised $72,000 to support Troops First Foundation, as part of their "Smail Auto Group Cares" campaign, in honor of Memorial Day. This is the second year for the campaign, topping last years funds raised by nearly $12,000.
The campaign included a monetary donation for every new and pre-owned vehicle sold throughout May, as well as a consistent social media presence to raise both funds and awareness.
"Our goal is to really make a difference in the daily lives of military members and their families," says Lindsey Smail-Schneider. "We chose to partner with Troops First Foundation because 100% of every dollar raised goes directly to programs that support and bring closure to soldiers that have risked their lives for our freedom."
Troops First Foundation was co-founded by Rick Kell and Smail Auto Group spokesperson, David Feherty. The foundation is a zero profit organization, with 100% of funds going directly to helping soldiers and their families.
Programs and initiatives include Operation Front Door, Operation Coaches & Warriors, Operation Proper Exit and Operation VIP. From helping wounded warriors secure and sustain home ownership to returning soldiers to the sites where they were injured to gain closure, Troops First Foundation provides vital services that are unduplicated by other organizations.
American flags were displayed prominently at the group's six dealerships, while employees raised awareness by wearing shirt patches stating they proudly support Troops First Foundation. Smail Auto Group's goal was to not only show their appreciation to the men and women that serve our country, but to support an organization that really has an impact on the daily lives of military members and their families.
Smail Auto Group has been family owned and operated for over 75 years. They proudly represents nine new car franchises – Acura, Honda, Mercedes-Benz, Kia, Ford, Lincoln, Mazda, Cadillac and GMC – five service and parts centers, Smail Collision Center, Smail Auto Glass and Smail Auto Detail Center and Car Wash.
All Smail dealerships are conveniently located on Route 30 in Greensburg, PA. Visit online at smailauto.com.
Media Contact: Rebecca Septak, Smail Auto Group, 724-830-8004, firstname.lastname@example.org
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