The Mazda Foundation Gives Back

June 20th, 2013 by

Mazda LogoCompany wide, Mazda has made it a priority to help fund programs and charities that give back to their respective communities. Just to name a few organizations, Mazda assists with the Northern Illinois Food Bank, Shoes That Fit, Youth for Understanding, and the Challenged Athletes Foundation. Here at Biggers Mazda in Elgin, we stand proudly behind Mazda’s vision and look to further the company’s goal through our business practices. The following is a closer look at a few of the organizations that the Mazda Foundation has made a commitment to:

  • The Northern Illinois Food Bank: A charitable organization that provides food to those in need throughout 13 Illinois counties, the Northern Illinois Food Bank delivers meat, produce, and non-perishable food items all across the region. With approximately 600 partner feeding programs also operating at once, more than 60,000 people a week are able to receive much-needed sustenance via nutritious meals. Thanks to these partnerships, the Northern Illinois Food Bank is able to provide six meals for every dollar donated.
  • Shoes That Fit: This program shares a home base with Mazda’s headquarters in Southern California. Shoes That Fit is a program that gives schoolchildren in over 750 schools across the nation new shoes and clothing on a daily basis. So far, almost 550,000 children have been outfitted with these items. More than 30,000 schoolchildren in the Southern California area alone received new shoes and clothes in order to attend their respective schools comfortably.
  • The Challenged Athletes Foundation: The Mazda Foundation assisted with the CAF’s Operation Rebound program which specifically helps injured military service men and women continue to pursue an active lifestyle. Operation Rebound is able to give adaptive equipment, provide training and coaching, and will even pay competition expenses to those who suffered debilitating injuries during their active duty.

Biggers Mazda Supports the Mazda Foundation

All of us here at Biggers Mazda do our best to give back to the community as well, along with providing our customers with the best service possible. To experience the Biggers Mazda difference for yourself, give us a call at (888) 638-7855 or come visit our dealership! We look forward to serving you!

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