AutoNation Kicks Off Nationwide Celebration of 11 Million Vehicles Sold by Donating Chrysler ProMaster Passenger Van to Moffitt Cancer Center

May 17, 2017

WHO:             AutoNation will visit Moffitt Cancer Center and present a Chrysler ProMaster Passenger Van to Dr. Alan List, president and CEO, and founder H. Lee Moffitt. Other dignitaries from the company and the cancer center will also be in attendance. 

WHAT:           In appreciation to community partners who are on the front lines in the fight against cancer, AutoNation will donate a new Chrysler ProMaster Passenger Van to Moffitt.           

AutoNation is the first and only automotive retailer in history to reach the sales milestone of a record-breaking 11 million vehicles sold.                       

Through its longstanding collaboration with Moffitt, AutoNation has donated more than $400,000 and has had the Infusion Center named in its honor. 

The celebration continues across the country with van donations to the Nevada Children’s Cancer Fund in Las Vegas, Brent’s Place in Denver and the American Cancer Society Road to Recovery in South Florida. 

Recently AutoNation was named one of America’s top 100 Corporate Citizens by Forbes Magazine and Just Capital due to its commitments to community well-being and its fight against cancer. 

WHERE:         Moffitt McKinley Outpatient Center (Gruden Huddle Room)
10920 N. McKinley Drive
Tampa, FL 33612                       

WHEN:           Friday, May 19 at 3:00 p.m.  

 

ABOUT MOFFITT CANCER CENTER: 
Moffitt is dedicated to one lifesaving mission: to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. The Tampa-based facility is one of only 47 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the No. 6 cancer hospital in the nation and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. Moffitt devotes more than 2 million square feet to research and patient care. Moffitt’s expert nursing staff is recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center with Magnet® status, its highest distinction. With more than 5,600 team members, Moffitt has an economic impact in the state of $2.1 billion. For more information, call 1-888-MOFFITT (1-888-663-3488), visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the momentum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube 

ABOUT AUTONATION: AutoNation, America’s largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation and its comprehensive brand extensions, is transforming the automotive industry. As of March 31, 2017, AutoNation owned and operated 372 new vehicle franchises from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 10 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation’s success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities. 

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