New Jersey Auto Retailers Have Already RaisedNearly $250,000 For The Valerie Fund
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- April 29, 2014: The New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign is a one-of-a-kind partnership between The Valerie Fund and franchised auto retailers to raise money and awareness of The Valerie Fund and highlight the incredible work auto retailers do in communities throughout New Jersey. “We knew when we partnered with the dealerships throughout New Jersey, that this campaign would be like none other,” said Ed Goldstein, co-founder of The Valerie Fund. “The individuals who run these businesses are among the most committed and generous business owners in the country. I can’t thank those who have signed up to participate enough and hope to see many more sign up in the weeks and months ahead.”To date, 129 dealerships have raised nearly $250,000 as part of the New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign and more are signing up nearly every day. The campaign officially begins on June 1, 2014 and will run through September 30, 2014.For the most updated list of participating dealerships, please visit the New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign website at http://www.njautoretailersunite.org/dealers/. Beginning June 1, 2014, consumers who test drive a vehicle at any of the participating dealerships will receive a sweepstakes card (which they will need to register on the campaign’s website) for a chance to win one of two new cars that will be given away at a gala celebration to be held September 14, 2014 at the New Jersey Expo Center in Edison. Anyone who purchases a vehicle at a participating dealership will receive three chances.Website visitors also have the opportunity to offer their own support by purchasing chances in the sweepstakes or making a donation directly to The Valerie Fund.At the celebration event on September 14, the campaign will also unveil the “My First Car” coffee table book, featuring New Jersey celebrities, athletes and other public figures reminiscing about their first cars. A portion of every book sale will also be donated to the New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign on behalf of The Valerie Fund.