FCA Canada: Windsor Assembly Plant Fills Eight Windsor-Built Chrysler Pacifica Minivans with Donated Toys for Sparky’s Toy Drive

Posted on 06. Dec, 2017 by in Chrysler Canada

December 6, 2017

, Windsor, Ontario

Who needs a sleigh? Today, employees during FCA Canada’s Windsor Assembly Plant (WAP) filled 8 Windsor-built Chrysler Pacifica minivans with donated toys for internal children in need this holiday season.

The minivans — reasonably embellished out as Santa’s 8 reindeer — will broach their essence to Sparky’s Toy Drive, an annual internal holiday debate that collects code new toys for over 3,200 children in need via a Windsor-Essex community. The module is orderly by Windsor Fire and Rescue Services.

“FCA Windsor Assembly employees have been an constituent partial of Sparky’s Toy Drive success over a years,” pronounced Sean Costello, Sparky’s Toy Drive Coordinator, Windsor Fire and Rescue Services. “They are consistently a largest writer and their donations infer year after year that this module could not exist but them.”

2017 outlines a 15th year a inexhaustible employees during WAP have donated to this critical internal program. Since 2002, they have filled over 80 minivans with toys valued during over $200,000.

“Over a years, as a module grew, Windsor Assembly’s donations grew too, and we’re impossibly beholden for this partnership,” Costello continued, “On interest of a Windsor Fire and Rescue Services we would like to extend a thankfulness to FCA employees for these final 15 years of inexhaustible support.”

Today, WAP employees and Unifor Local 444 members welcomed a Windsor Fire and Rescue Services Chief Stephen Laforet, his team, and their mascot Sparky during a open plant’s categorical gates. They collected there to see off a 8 Chrysler Pacifica minivans filled with toys and unfailing for a Sparky’s Toy Drive collection centre. Over a days ahead, volunteers from a plant will come together to assistance arrange and broach toys to families via a community.   

“Today’s eventuality is a covenant to a munificence of a 6,000 people operative here during Windsor Assembly,” pronounced Michael Brieda, Windsor Assembly Plant Manager. “I’m intensely unapproachable that we’re celebrating a 15th year of donating to Sparky’s Toy Drive, and we cruise myself advantageous to lead such a caring and gifted workforce.”

The open is speedy to join a means and assistance internal families by donating new, unopened toys or financial gifts. Donations can be forsaken off during any Windsor glow hire via a city between now and Dec 23, 2017.
About FCA Canada
Founded as a Chrysler Corporation in 1925, FCA Canada Inc. is formed in Windsor, Ontario, and celebrates a 92nd anniversary in 2017. FCA Canada is a unconditionally owned auxiliary of FCA US LLC, a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan and member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies.  FCA Canada has approximately 440 dealers and sells Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The association also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. In further to a open facilities, that furnish a Chrysler Pacifica, Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid and Dodge Grand Caravan (Windsor), Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Challenger (Brampton), FCA Canada operates an aluminum casting plant in Etobicoke, a investigate and growth centre in Windsor, and has sales offices and tools placement centers via a country.  

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