The Group convened three panels during its national conference and expo, hearing from members, service centers and suppliers.
In order to support distressed professionals in the automotive aftermarket industry and their families, Automotive Parts Associates has made a contribution to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation.
Between attendees’ contributions and AASA’s donation-matching pledge, a total of $2,800 was raised to support the vital efforts and initiatives of the AACF.
The Camp Fire destroyed 14,000 residences, displaced thousands and left more than 80 dead and hundreds missing.
The AACF helps provide basic necessities for automotive aftermarket businesses and their families in times of crisis.
The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season pummeled the East Coast, and wildfires continue to ravage the state of California, leaving millions of people affected, including many in the automotive aftermarket.
Since 1959, the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation has assisted individuals and families of the automotive aftermarket.
“On behalf of The Group and our Federated and Pronto members, we are proud to support the important efforts of AACF in response to Hurricane Florence,” said Larry Pavey, CEO of The Group.
The Auto Care Association has donated $10,000 to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation to help auto care industry members affected by Hurricane Harvey.