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Driven to better our communities

Driven to better our communities

At AutoNation, we believe that our success is not measured by how many cars we sell, but by how many lives we touch. That’s why we are driven to make our communities better every day. Since 1997, we have supported over 1,000 non-profit organizations by donating over $30 million and committing thousands of volunteer hours. While [...] [...more]

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Team Automotive Group donates van to family in need

Team Automotive Group donates van to family in need

When Atlanta's Q100's The Bert Show shared the story of Will Stark, a recent widower who was suddenly faced with having to raise and financially support his six adopted special needs children on his own, we knew had to help. [...more]

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Season of Giving: Tips on donating a car

Season of Giving: Tips on donating a car

It’s the time of year when it’s easy to get whisked away into the spirit of the holidays. 2010 is winding down and we scramble to take time to relax and reflect on all we’ve accomplished this year. It may seem like a drag to bring up tax season, but there [...] [...more]

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Thank you for helping us give back

Thank you for helping us give back

Thank you to everyone who contributed to our “Let’s Give Back” campaign.  Your involvement in our online community lets us better listen to what’s important to our customers so that we can improve not only our business, but also the local communities where our stores are located. “AutoNation and our 27,000 associates believe in supporting [...] [...more]

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Poll Monday: Are you active with a charity for the holidays?

Poll Monday: Are you active with a charity for the holidays?

We want to hear from you. To help get the conversation started, each Monday we post a poll question to our blog, Facebook page and Twitter. Be sure to cast your vote. After you've baked your holiday cookies, put up your decorations and finished all your shopping, do you make a point to give or donate your time to a charitable organization? [...more]

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Let’s Give Back: Your best ideas are needed

Let’s Give Back: Your best ideas are needed

We want to kick off the giving season early, with your help. Today, we’re launching a charity-focused social media campaign that will award up to $6,000 among three charities. Visit http://www.autonation.com/letsgiveback to submit an idea on how your selected charity can use the money and vote on submitted ideas. The best three [...] [...more]

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Maroone to honor high school scholar athletes in South Florida

Maroone to honor high school scholar athletes in South Florida

If selling cars was all we ever did, we wouldn't feel like we were doing our part. Did you know that since 1997, Maroone and AutoNation have committed over $30 Million to local charities and organizations? We are dedicated to helping the South Florida community become a better place to live and show off the people who make it great. [...more]

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Driven to Make A Difference – Spotlight on the Transplant Foundation

Driven to Make A Difference – Spotlight on the Transplant Foundation

For this week's blog post we are highlighting another winner of our Driven to Make a Difference contest. Melissa Chediak-Wetzel's winning essay tells the story of the good work being done by Transplant Foundation. [...more]

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Giving Back in Times of Need through Volunteerism

Giving Back in Times of Need through Volunteerism

Living through tough economic times affects everyone differently and every company differently, depending on their circumstances. If you’ve been thrifty and have a job, you’re probably riding out this wave of economic uncertainty fairly well. If you’re a company who planned for a decline in the economy when the economy was on the upswing, then you’re probably doing okay as well. [...more]

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Celebrating Everyday Victories

Celebrating Everyday Victories

What do you say to commemorate the transition from childhood to adulthood? For this mom the words included a few lines from Lee Ann Womack’s song I Hope You Dance. [...more]

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