Category: Giving

Kindness Matters

February 2nd, 2015 by

  “But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing,” ~ Matthew 6:3, NIV Ever since Community Automotive Repair’s inception, this company has been built (literally) on charitable initiatives.  If you know our back story, it’s not something we’ve intentionally promoted to date.  This

Join Us

May 13th, 2013 by

These two words (refer to subject heading) are the mantra of the 2nd Annual Fund Drive for The Rapidian (05.14.13 – 05.19.13).  We can appreciate if this causes you to flashback to a riveting scene of Star Wars, where Darth Vader himself is using the Force to convince Luke to “join” the Dark Side.  However,

10 x 10

August 17th, 2012 by

In another case where the announcement speaks for itself, all of us at Community Automotive Repair are proud to share and support this year’s Local First 2012 campaign, 10 x 10.  The potential impact of this program is enough to make great strides in our local marketplace.  We’re pleased to do our part by promoting,

Happy FrEEday!

June 24th, 2011 by

06.24.11 marks the launch of another small way we hope to give back to all of you that have supported Community Automotive Repair. We made it clear from the beginning that we would never lobby or become political for somebody’s vote to “like” us. That said, it took a long time for us to develop

MyArea Card (MAC) chooses CHANGE

June 8th, 2011 by

If we were betting people, we’d be willing to wager that you’ve heard of the Entertainment Book.  You know, the multi-colored coupon oriented publication that you most likely purchased to support a school fundraiser a time or two (or more).  Well, were you aware that there’s another form of receiving equal benefits that doesn’t require

Family Haven

May 16th, 2011 by

Family Haven is one of many services that ICCF offers our community.  We count it a privilege to partner with this fine organization, which is why it is our pleasure to offer “Change Your Oil… Change A Life” on June 18, 2011.  100% of all monies received this day will go directly to ICCF.  A

Choose CHANGE.

May 9th, 2011 by

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March 21st, 2011 by

We’ve written about this in an earlier blog entry but wanted to revisit things based on today being National Day of Awareness (with concern to distracted driving).  Hopefully WordPress will publish this in time for you to participate, but if not you can still follow the links for useful information.  The Remember Alex Brown Foundation

Learn. Share. Laugh

February 25th, 2011 by

We’ve had the good fortune of knowing several people associated with Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids for many years (up to 20).  This organization has most recently been garnering local/regional attention for their upcoming LaughFest series, but long before this idea was even conceived they’ve been doing incredible and necessary work.  For those of you affected