Groove Auto’s “Drive for Education” Program Announces $62,500 Donation to Denver Area Schools
DENVER, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Groove Auto, is proud to announce its September grant donation of $62,500 awarded on behalf of its “Drive for Education” (DFE) program. The program, in its seventh year, uses proceeds from area car sales to fund grants awarded to neighboring schools. Everyone from principals to teachers and parents can apply for DFE grants to fund supplies and programs for their school of choice.
This year’s grants were awarded to 24 schools to fund everything from leadership, outdoor and dance programs, to technology for classrooms and new courses on robotics, science and horticulture.
“We are pleased to see the growth of this program and are proud to support schools within our communities. We have been able to help local schools succeed with much needed funding for infrastructure, equipment and curriculum improvements,” said Rob Edwards, Groove Auto, Regional Vice President.
Since its inception in 2009, the DFE program has contributed over $531,000 to Denver-area schools. For more information on applying for a DFE grant, please visit: www.grooveauto.com/Drive-for-Education-Application.html
The Denver-area schools receiving grants this year include the following, listed in alphabetical order:
Aspen Crossing Elementary – Aurora
Charles Hay World School – Englewood
Columbia Middle School – Aurora
DCS Montessori Charter School – Castle Pines
Eaglecrest High School – Centennial
Elizabeth Middle School – Elizabeth
Franklin Elementary School – Centennial
Franktown Elementary – Franktown
Frontier Valley Elementary – Parker
Gateway High School – Aurora
Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School – Littleton
Littleton Public Schools Foundation – Littleton
Lyn Knoll Elementary School – Aurora
Mammoth Heights Elementary School – Parker
North Middle School – Aurora
Northfield High School – Denver
Park Lane Elementary School - Aurora
Ponderosa High School – Parker
Powell Middle School – Littleton
Ralph Moody Elementary School – Littleton
Renaissance Secondary School – Castle Rock
Saddle Ranch Elementary – Highlands Ranch
Sagewood Middle School – Parker
The Laradon School – Denver
ABOUT THE DRIVE FOR EDUCATION PROGRAM
Drive for Education® is a forward-thinking charitable program created by the employees of Groove Ford, Groove Subaru, Groove Mazda and Groove Toyota. It's about enriching the lives of children through education and foundational support. Each year, funds from vehicle sales go to benefit local area schools that have applied to receive a Drive for Education grant. These grants directly impact the students, school facilities and the teachers.
ABOUT Groove Auto
Each year, funds from vehicle sales at Groove Ford, Groove Toyota, Groove Subaru and Groove Mazda go to benefit local area schools that have applied to receive a Drive for Education grant. These grants directly impact the students, school facilities and the teachers.