Our CMA Philanthropy Committee, with the help of all of you, knocked it out of the park last month for our #GearedUpForLearning campaign! Here’s a recap of all that was (and is still being) accomplished for our area children:
CMA’s Valley Dealerships: 
  • Collected $820 through round-up in their service departments
  • Roughly $1000 in total supplies were collected for McSwain Elementary
CMA’s Charlottesville Dealerships: 
  • Currently collecting $25 per car sold for the Virginia Institute of Autism
  • $200 collected so far already at Volvo
  • Collecting $1 per service ticket
  • Participating in the Run for Autism 5K on April 15th
CMA’s Richmond Dealerships: 
  • Collected $400 per dealership to buy 15 8X10 rugs for classrooms at Marguerite Christian School
  • Colonial Chevy still collecting school supplies
  • Hosted St. Pats blood drive – 39 pints! (a record)
CMA’s Williamsburg Ford: 
  • Continuing into April and collecting money per car sold for Child Development Resources
  • Collected $200 so far from associates
CMA’s Lynchburg Dealerships: 
  • Collected $20 per car in February and $25 per car in March for R.S. Payne and Linkhorne Elementary schools: $3800 collected at Honda; $1000 collected at Hyundai; $1000 collected a CDJR
  • $2300 for an interactive, multi-touch TV for RS Payne
  • $900 in supplies for both schools
  • $1600 for books for both libraries
CMA’s Subaru of Winchester: 
  • Ongoing relationship with Orchard View Elementary
  • Filled their pantry (which they do on a monthly basis) $700
  • Bought math learning tools needed for every classroom (so they don’t have to share)
  • Are currently working on designing and building an outdoor learning area, with a pavilion built by their technicians, an outdoor chalkboard and seating
  • Taking lunch to the teachers for Teacher Appreciation Week
  • Donated 1000 pairs of socks to CCAP for the homeless and low-income families
CMA’s Honda of Winchester: 
  • Collected $1000 and filled a Ridgeline with donations for Charlotte Dehart Elementary
  • Collected $350 on one Saturday alone!
CMA’s Martinsburg dealerships: 
  • $200 collected from round-up
  • Donated collected supplies to 7 intermediate schools in Berkeley county
  • Donated $1000 to each school so they could get exactly what they need
  • Toyota/Chevy donated a Family Game Night gift basket for Opequon Elementary’s Spaghetti Dinner Night silent auction – all money raised goes towards the completion of their playground equipment fundraiser