As a result of Hurricane Ida, the Emergency Relief Fund has distributed $170,000 to 190 dealership families in Louisiana and is working to process an additional 400 applications for assistance.
NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund Poised to Help Dealership Employees Impacted by Hurricane Ida
The NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund is “poised and ready” to help dealership employees and their families impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Ida, announced Foundation Chairwoman Annette Sykora.
At this year’s first-ever virtual NADA Show, ADESA hosted their annual charity auction to benefit the NADA Foundation to support Canine Companions for Independence (CCI).
Dealership Buy-Sell Firm Haig Partners Makes $10,000 Donation to NADA Workforce Initiative and Launches Match Program
In addition to their $10,000 donation, Haig Partners is launching a match program that could generate another $20,000.
The NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund was established in 1992 to provide aid to auto and truck dealership employees impacted by natural disasters.
For the aspiring service technician, Ford FACT—the high-tech training program offered by Ford and UTI—has a long and productive history.
Assurant, Inc., a global provider of lifestyle and housing solutions that support, protect and connect major consumer purchases like automobiles, has contributed $25,000 through its Assurant Foundation to the NADA Foundation’s Workforce Initiative.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit the NADA Foundation’s Frank E. McCarthy Memorial Program, which supports CCI; McCarthy was NADA’s chief executive from 1968 to 2001. To date, the KAR Global auctions have raised more than $586,500.
Don’t miss this special charity auction to benefit the NADA Foundation’s Frank E. McCarthy Memorial Program, which supports Canine Companions for Independence (CCI).
To spark interest in service technician careers at automotive and commercial truck dealerships, the NADA Foundation in January 2019 rolled out a new multi-faceted Workforce Initiative …
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Foundation’s multi-faceted initiative to spark interest in service technician careers at car and commercial truck dealerships is gaining financial support from across the entire industry.
The industry needs close to 76,000 more technicians per year through 2026 to fill anticipated job openings. A lack of dealership workers means that thousands of well-paying local jobs remain unfilled …
After an incredibly successful and inspiring first outing in 2018, NADA again launched its’ #WomenInAutomotive contest. This year’s video entries highlight the depth and breadth of women in automotive jobs and experiences.
It marked the eighth straight year that ADESA has held an auction at the NADA Show to benefit the NADA Foundation’s Frank E. McCarthy Memorial Fund, which supports Canine Companions. To date, the auctions have raised $460,118.
The second day of the Automotive Industry Event of the Year rolled on, kicking off bright and early with the official “seatbelt unbuckling” ceremony that marks the opening of the NADA Show Expo at the newly expanded Moscone Center in San Francisco.
The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Foundation has announced the next phase of its Workforce Initiative, which includes the launch of a new consumer-facing website – http://www.nadafoundation.org – to promote the value of service technician jobs…
Are you a woman who works in automotive retail? If yes, please share a quick video talking about your experience, and join us in encouraging other women to consider pursuing automotive careers!
NADA Chairman Wes Lutz and Vice Chairman Charlie Gilchrist joined other business leaders at the White House on Wednesday for a discussion with President Trump and senior administration officials about the nation’s growing economy and the Administration’s comprehensive workforce development efforts.
The NADA Foundation is mobilized and ready to help our fellow dealership families in the wake of massive Hurricane Florence.
Dealership employees affected by any natural disaster can apply for financial assistance from the NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund.
In July President Trump announced an executive order establishing the President’s National Council for the American Worker and the American Workforce Policy Advisory Board.
Since 1992, the NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund has donated more than $7 million to dealership employees and their families impacted by natural disasters.
Annette Sykora, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Foundation, met with White House officials on Thursday to discuss its new Workforce Initiative and potential engagement with the recently announced President’s National Council for the American Worker.
Just days after Hurricane Harvey, NADA leadership was on the ground to meet with relief workers and personally deliver much needed resources, including emergency assistance funds, to dealership employees.
The NADA Foundation’s Board of Trustees has approved plans and funding for a largescale workforce initiative to promote the value of dealership jobs, especially service technicians, in the automotive retail industry.
When dealership employees at Performance Columbus in Central Ohio found out that dealership employees in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and California were hit hard by the recent hurricanes and wildfires, they decided to help.
Dealership employees from Manly Automotive Group in Santa Rosa, Calif., receive financial assistance from the NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund following the wildfires and firestorm that incinerated thousands of homes in the city.
Gary Matern, president and general manager of O’Brien Auto Park of Fort Myers, estimates nearly all 145 employees working at his Hyundai-Subaru-Mazda dealership sustained some level of property damage to their homes and cars.
Just past midnight, about 36 hours after Hurricane Harvey first made landfall in southeast Texas, flood water began seeping through a side bedroom and front door of James Lloreda’s home in Dickinson, Texas, about 25 miles southeast of Houston.
As the news cycle inevitably shifts, the Gulf Coast region in Texas is only just beginning its recovery process. And for the dealership employees who sustained property damage from Hurricane Harvey, the impact will be felt for years to come.
Dealership employees who sustained personal property damage caused by the hurricane and flooding can apply for financial assistance through the NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund.
Four days since Hurricane Harvey first made landfall in southeastern Texas, the severity of the situation in the Houston area and surrounding communities is still unknown, the weather conditions have not improved and more flooding is on the way.
NADA Foundation Mobilizes Emergency Relief Fund for Dealership Employees Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
The situation in East Texas is dire. Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from their homes – but in many cases, the traffic arteries to get them out of town are closed
Robert P. Mallon, former president of the National Automobile Dealers Association and chairman emeritus of the National Automobile Dealers Charitable Foundation, died on August 3. He was 83.