KIA MOTORS AMERICA AND DONORSCHOOSE.ORG FORM PARTNERSHIP TO BENEFIT MORE THAN 125,000 PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS NATIONWIDE IN 2012
Fast-Growing Automaker’s Donation and Double Your Impact Campaign will Generate some-more than Two Million Dollars for School Supplies and Educational Resources this Year
Los Angeles, August, 28, 2012 – DonorsChoose.org, a online gift that creates it easy for anyone to assistance students in need, announced currently that Kia Motors America (KMA)has done a $1million joining to open schools as partial of a citizen hospitality organization’s first-ever inhabitant partnership with an automotive brand. Kia’s donationlaunches a Double Your Impact debate with DonorsChoose.org, designed to account 50 percent of classroom projects nearby Kia’s network of some-more than 755 sell showrooms opposite a nation as good as a company’s U.S. domicile in southern California and open plant in southwest Georgia. By relating village donations, KMA will move some-more than $2 million of classroom projects to life and a offer is accessible until all appropriation is practical to classroom projects.
“Kia Motors is a fastest flourishing automobile association in a U.S. over a final 5 years1, andone of a company’s core values ‘Globality’ teaches us to essay to turn a reputable tellurian corporate citizen, that drives a association tocontribute to a improved future,” pronounced Byung Mo Ahn, organisation boss and CEO of KMA and Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia. “Kia is committed to creation a disproportion and is unapproachable to be a initial automotive code to settle a inhabitant munificent partnership with DonorsChoose.orgtohelp yield propagandize reserve for children many in need, while ancillary all of a communities opposite a nation that we call home.”
Public schools in these areas national are speedy to post projects in need of appropriation with a sum value of $600 on www.donorschoose.org. The idea is to perform needs and encourage creation in open schools. Kia will compare all donations done to these open and licence propagandize classrooms by citizen philanthropists until supports have been exhausted.
“DonorsChoose.org engages a village in open schools by giving people a simple, accountable and personal approach to residence educational inequity,” pronounced Charles Best, owner of DonorsChoose.org. “Our new partnership with Kia Motors will broach badly indispensable resources to some-more than 125,000 open propagandize students opposite America.”
Classroom projects that will be saved embody requests for books, microscopes, margin trips, and low-pitched instruments among others. Anyone can revisit DonorsChoose.org to find a classroom plan that inspires them. Once a plan reaches a appropriation goal, donors accept photos of a plan holding place, a appreciate we minute from a clergyman and a cost news display how any dollar was spent.
Founded in 2000, some-more than 238,000 open propagandize teachers have used DonorsChoose.org (www.donorschoose.org) to secure appropriation for $120 million in books, art supplies, technology, and other resources that their students need to learn. Through DonorsChoose.org, people from all walks of life have helped 6.8 million students.
About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America is a selling and placement arm of Kia Motors Corporation formed in Seoul, South Korea. KMA offers a finish line of vehicles by some-more than 755 dealers via a United States and serves as a “Official Automotive Partner” of a NBA and LPGA. In 2011, KMA accessible a best-ever annual sales sum and became one of a fastest flourishing automobile companies in a U.S.1 Kia is staid to continue a movement and will continue to build a code by pattern innovation, quality, value, modernized reserve facilities and new technologies.
1 Based on 5-year accumulative expansion between 12-month sell sales for durations finale Jul 2007 and Jul 2012 of all U.S. automotive brands.