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Ford of Canada raises $ 26,480 for school and community organizations in Quebec

In their first year in Canada, programs "Get On Board" Ford of Canada have been successful. Until now, these programs spears in April helped raise $ 460,180 for not less than 158 schools and community organizations across the country.

By testing a Ford or Lincoln vehicle within one day events that occurred in their area in 2010, members of certain communities of Quebec have allowed Ford to put Canada up has $ 6,000 each school and community organization involved. In Quebec, Canada Ford and its dealers, who have pledged to donate $ 20 for each person who was testing a 2010 Ford or Lincoln vehicle within an event "Get On Board" have paid this year was $ 26,480 to schools and community organizations.

"We are proud of the impact of such a program on communities and schools of Quebec," says Bertrand Lessard, general manager, Ford of Canada, Quebec Region. "The involvement of all the dealers in Quebec was extraordinary this year and will continue with a vengeance in 2011," he concluded.

Among the participants was the 2010 edition of the program include among others Desrosiers Ford Auto (Ste-Agathe-des-Monts) Baril Ford Lincoln (St-Hyacinthe), Gerard Hubert Automobiles (Mont-Laurier), Val-Estrie Ford ( Sherbrooke), Deragon Ford (Cowansville) Ford Terrebonne (Terrebonne) and La Perade Ford (Ste-Anne-de-Perade). Building on the success of this year, Ford and Lincoln dealers across Quebec have well renew the experience in 2011 to help schools and has agencies in need.

"In the current economic context, schools and community organizations are struggling to find financing. We have been pleased to see that so many people took part in our events this year and we hope that people will participate next year as well, "concluded Mr. Lessard.

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