Nearly 300 Larry H. Miller Dealerships Employees Pitch in Across the Front Range During the Annual Day of Service
DENVER (April 19, 2018) – On Thursday, April 26, nearly 300 employees representing the 14 Larry H. Miller dealerships in Colorado will volunteer during the annual Day of Service to honor and continue the legacy of the company’s founder on his birthday. Since 2010, 9,744 employees have donated over 38,972 hours at 192 locations in seven states. Additionally, since 1996, Larry H. Miller Charities has donated more than $700,000 to qualified nonprofits that provide beneficial, life-changing programs and services to impact residents and communities throughout Colorado.
“I’m very proud of our employees for their dedication to helping those in the communities where we live and work,” said Ray Reilly, senior vice president, Larry H. Miller Dealerships. “Their efforts during the Day of Service are just one way in which they give their time, money and talent to enrich the lives of others.”
In keeping with the company’s mission to enrich lives, each Larry H. Miller dealership is committed to helping its community, and every employee is familiar with the company’s guiding principles that include “Go about doing good until there’s too much good in the world.”
The following charities and organizations will benefit from the annual day of service events:
A Precious Child – Employees from Larry H. Miller Nissan 104th will process and sort incoming community donations so that they can be provided to children and families experiencing difficult life challenges such as abuse and neglect, crisis situations and poverty.
Children’s Hospital of Colorado – Volunteers from Larry H. Miller Nissan Highlands Ranch will set up a crafting station at the main Aurora campus to engage children in fun activities prior to having a medical procedure.
Jeffco Action Center – Employees from Larry H. Miller Volkswagen Lakewood and Larry H. Miller Ford Lakewood will pitch in to unload food trucks, organize clothes bins and unpack boxes for distribution to support more than 25,000 Jefferson County residents in need of basic human services and the homeless.
Tennyson Center for Children – Volunteers from Larry H. Miller Dodge Ram Havana, Larry H. Miller Colorado Chrysler Jeep and Larry H. Miller Fiat Denver will help brighten the lives of children who have experienced abuse, neglect or mental health/developmental issues by painting the residential cottages at the Center.
City of Thornton Carpenter Park – Employees from Larry H. Miller Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 104th and Larry H. Miller Ram Truck Center will help restore the park and playground area by painting, cleaning flower beds and putting up temporary fencing for “Thornton Days” and also ensure that the play and recreational spaces for youth are safe and well-maintained.
Habitat for Humanity – Employees from Larry H. Miller Liberty Toyota Colorado Springs will work in two shifts to help construct a new home for a deserving veteran. In addition, they will landscape the yard, build fences and paint the home.
Colorado Springs Therapeutic Riding Center – Employees from Larry H. Miller Toyota Colorado Springs will help with general cleanup and maintenance at the Center, which offers therapeutic riding and specialized therapy to adults and children with special needs.
City of Boulder Valmont Bike Park – Volunteers from Larry H. Miller Toyota Boulder will help prepare garden beds in the area for the season, including mulching over at the bike park and the Frisbee Golf Course. The bike park opened in 2011 and, according to the city, it is the country’s largest urban bike park that is free to the public.
Larry H. Miller began his career as a parts salesman in Denver in 1970 and opened his first store in Colorado in 1987. Today, Larry H. Miller Dealerships operates 64 dealership locations under 18 different automotive brands in seven western states. The dealership group is the second largest in Colorado and employs more than 1,200 individuals at 14 locations. Miller, who passed away in 2009, strongly supported giving back in the communities where he did business. For more information on Larry H. Miller Dealerships, visit www.lhmauto.com.