Driven to help students
Ford of Canada’s fundraising programs Drive One 4 UR Community and Drive One 4 UR School, have raised more than $1 million for Canadian schools and organizations.
In B.C., Ford of Canada and B.C. dealers hosted more than 100 events in 2011, and raised more than $230,000 – the highest total across Canada.
Dealers throughout the province took part in the programs, which saw up to $6,000 raised for a local school or organization at each event when participants test drove a vehicle.
Dams Ford Lincoln participated in the Drive One program in 2011.
The Surrey dealership held eight Drive One 4 UR School events, raising a total of $16,980 for Surrey and Langley schools.
The program is now gearing up for its third year.