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.