Sames Ford of Corpus Christi Holds Fundraiser to Benefit the ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk’

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Sames Ford, of Corpus Christi, Texas, is raising money for the American Cancer Society’s ‘Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk’.

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You don’t realize how many people want to help and get involved until you put together a fundraiser like this one.

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Sames Ford of Corpus Christi, Texas, is raising funds for the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Corpus Christi. The walk, hosted by the American Cancer Society, raises both awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer. The walk will take place on Saturday, October 19, at 9:00 a.m. at Water Gardens, located at 1700 N. Chaparral St. in Corpus Christi. Walk registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Sames Ford has participated in this event for the past five years. The first year, the dealership raised about $300; the second around $700; and last year Sames Ford raised nearly $7,000. Each year Sames Ford sets their goal to beat the previous year’s amount and have set this year’s goal at $10,000.

As part of the fundraising, Sames Ford is offering unique t-shirts commemorating the walk, which are available to both employees and the public for just $15. You can also find donation cans located in various departments at Sames Ford for cash donations. Additionally, Sames Ford staff will be selling candy throughout the dealership departments to raise money. As Nevolena Moreno, business operations employee and fundraiser coordinator at Sames Ford explains, “Everybody has a lot of fun doing it, so we do it every year. I’ve always done walks and events like this one. And to start it here, all the involvement—you don’t realize how many people want to help and get involved until you put together a fundraiser like this one.”

In addition to the fundraiser, a team from Sames Ford will participate in the walk again this year. Both employees and members of the public are welcome to join the Sames Ford walk team. For more information about the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Corpus Christi, please visit the event’s website or reach the event staff by phone at (361) 857-0136.

This fundraiser highlights the involvement that Sames Ford has throughout Corpus Christi and the surrounding communities. Sames Ford believes that it is just as important to provide great customer service as it is to provide for the well-being of the community they are located in. Fundraisers like these allow Sames Ford to thank the community for welcoming their business. Sames Ford of Corpus Christi is Texas’ oldest dealership and offers the complete line of new Ford cars, trucks and SUVs, Ford Certified Pre-Owned or quality used cars, trucks and SUV’s. The dealership also offers automotive services for those in both the Corpus Christi area and the surrounding communities in South Texas. For more information about Sames Ford, please visit their website or reach them by phone at (361) 851-7600.

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