AutoNation Donates $720K to Breast Cancer Research Foundation

AutoNation Donates $720K to Breast Cancer Research Foundation
As part of its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation has donated $720,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) to support research aimed at disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The funds were collected at checkout from customers at some 325 AutoNation stores and collision centers nationwide. AutoNation is the largest automotive retailer in the United States. Since its 2015 launch, Drive Pink has raised more than $22 million in support of about 250 scientists on six continents. The funds help with studies into ways of preventing breast cancer, as well as with the search for the least invasive and most effective treatment options. The stores offer awareness-raising pink license plates and frames, which customers are asked to photograph and post on social media using the hashtag #DrivePink. “We’re overwhelmed by the response of our customers to DRV PNK,” Marc Cannon, AutoNation’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer, said in a press release. “By adding small donations to their repair invoices at the service drives, customers have helped AutoNation to collect almost three-quarters of a million dollars. Customers trust us with their vehicle needs and they also believe in our commitment to helping drive out cancer.” The AutoNation donation was recently presented at th
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