Acura Automobiles: Honda Surpasses $75 Million in Ohio Philanthropy

Posted on 21. Dec, 2011 by in Acura Canada

With a latest turn of free giving announced today, Honda of America Mfg., Inc. surpassed $75 million in munificent contributions to internal communities in Ohio. This sum includes some-more than $50 million in approach corporate grants to non-profit organizations, $22 million from Honda associate contributions and $3 million in donated products and services.

Honda reached this miracle with a new proclamation of scarcely $300,000 in new grants to several Central Ohio organizations. Earlier today, association officials famous this fulfilment during a tiny jubilee during a Sidney-Shelby County YMCA, that was postulated $100,000 for a collateral campaign.

Since 1979, Honda’s free giving programs have upheld countless internal needs and programs. These embody vital grants to hospitals, village centers, theaters, food banks, after-school programs, inlet preserves and parks.

“From a beginning, a aim has been to be a good neighbor and to support a many organizations that are dedicated to improving a communities around us,” pronounced Honda of America Vice President Rick Schostek. “By partnering with good organizations like a YMCA, we’ve been means to support a series of critical initiatives that have enriched many lives.”

While Honda has intent directly with a far-reaching operation of free organizations, it is a company’s associates that have been instrumental to carrying out a village initiatives. Over a past 30 years, Honda associates have contributed some-more than $22 million to hundreds of United Way agencies. In addition, associates have also volunteered some-more than 660,000 hours of use to internal non-profit organizations of their choice by a company’s Honda Hero program. Honda has directly upheld these associates by providing scarcely $1.6 million to their organizations.

“Beyond a number, $75 million in hospitality unequivocally represents a efforts of thousands of Honda associates who honestly caring about a communities and wish to make a disproportion by removing involved,” pronounced Caroline Ramsey, supervision and village family manager for Honda of America. “Our munificent donations have assisted a far-reaching accumulation of village needs and we sojourn committed to ongoing partnerships with non-profit organizations via a region.”

About Honda in Ohio
Honda started motorcycle prolongation in 1979 and non-stop a initial vehicle plant in a U.S. in 1982, in Marysville, Ohio, and currently has a ability to build 680,000 newcomer cars and light trucks during a dual vehicle plants in Marysville and East Liberty, Ohio. Honda also manufactures vehicle engines in Anna, Ohio, and involuntary transmissions in Russells Point, Ohio.

Honda plants have a ability to make 1.63 million automobiles during a 7 vehicle plants in North America. Approximately 90 percent of a Honda and Acura products sole in a U.S. are built in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

Last year, Honda purchased some-more than $17.5 billion in tools and materials from some-more than 600 North American suppliers, including approximately 150 in Ohio.

More information about Honda of America’s free giving programs can be found at: http://www.ohio.honda.com/community/giving.cfm

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