Category: Foundation

NADA Leaders Present Relief Checks to Dealership Employees Impacted by Hurricane Ida

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.

Dealership Families Hit by Ida Need Our Help

Please consider making a donation to the Emergency Relief Fund to help our dealership families.

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.

ADESA Charity Auction Raises $40,000 for Canine Companions at NADA Show 2021

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.

NADA Foundation Provides Hope to Dealership Employees in Wake of Hurricanes and Violent Storms

The NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund was established in 1992 to provide aid to auto and truck dealership employees impacted by natural disasters.

New Ford Tech’s FACT Program Celebrates 20-Year Relationship with Universal Technical Institute

For the aspiring service technician, Ford FACT—the high-tech training program offered by Ford and UTI—has a long and productive history.

Assurant Supports NADA Foundation’s Workforce Initiative with $25,000 Donation

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.

KAR Global Auction Raises $97,487 for NADA Foundation to Benefit Canine Companions

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.

Canine Companions at Auction to Benefit NADA Foundation at NADA Show 2020

Meet Canine Companions at the Auction to Benefit NADA Foundation

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).

Ford Donates $100,000 to the NADA Foundation’s Workforce Initiative

“Ford joins an esteemed group of car and commercial truck manufacturers that support the NADA Foundation’s efforts to spark an interest in service technician careers.”

Hyundai Donates $50,000 to the NADA Foundation’s Workforce Initiative

“High school students, their advisors and parents need to know that today’s cars have more computing power than the systems that guided the Apollo astronauts to the moon.”

5 Reasons Service Tech Jobs are a Good Fit for Generation Z

America’s technical colleges and training programs graduate about 37,000 new technicians each year —leaving an annual shortage of approximately 39,000 trained technicians.

NADA and ATD Leadership Search for the Next Generation of Service Techs

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 …

Toyota Donates $100,000 to the NADA Foundation’s 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.

Steering the Next Generation of Service Technicians

Nick Latino shares the tools that helped him cruise to success in his career.

One NADA

NADA is the force that unites new-car dealerships against the obstacles they couldn’t overcome individually.

Solving the Technician Shortage Crisis

The NADA Foundation recently launched a new Workforce Initiative designed to promote technician careers among target demographics across the country.

ATD Show 2019: Truck Dealers at Our Best

The show included the ATD Industry Roundtable, workshops, make meetings and special industry and networking events with hundreds of truck dealers and guests from across the country.

NADA Launches Initiative to Promote Auto Tech Careers

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 …

#WomenInAutomotive: We Have a Winner!

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.

ADESA Charity Auction at the NADA Show Raises $77,118 for Canine Companions

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.

Thoughts on Leadership, the Economy and the Future: A Recap of Day Two at NADA Show 2019

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.

NADA Foundation Launches Workforce Initiative Interactive Website for Aspiring Service Techs

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…

#WomenInAutomotive Video Contest: Share Your Story for a Chance to Win

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’s Lutz, Gilchrist Meet Trump for White House Discussion on Economy, Workforce Training

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.

NADA Foundation Ready to Respond After Hurricane Florence

The NADA Foundation is mobilized and ready to help our fellow dealership families in the wake of massive Hurricane Florence.

National Weather Service Issues New Flood Warning for the Carolinas

Dealership employees affected by any natural disaster can apply for financial assistance from the NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund.

Local Dealerships and President Trump’s Workforce Initiative

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.

Dealership Employee Evacuates Twice on Same Day from California Wildfires

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.

NADA Foundation Meets with White House to Discuss Technician Shortage

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.

NADA Live Stage: Crisis Response: Hurricane Harvey

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.

NADA Foundation Launches Major Workforce Initiative

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.

Dealership Employees in Central Ohio Raise $17,440 for NADA Foundation’s Emergency Relief Fund

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.

NADA Foundation Supports Dealership Employees after Wildfires in California

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.

Dealership Employee Riki Burkhart: ‘We Have to Rebuild’ after Hurricane Irma

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.

Dealership Employee James Lloreda: ‘We Are Starting Over’

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.

Dealer Community Takes a Lead in Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

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 Employee in Houston Recalls Harrowing Ordeal Trapped in Attic

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.

NADA Foundation Calls on Dealers to Donate to 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

Former NADA President and Foundation Chairman Robert P. Mallon Dies at 83

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.