AUTOFAIR MADE IT HAPPEN FOR THE SIXTH YEAR IN A ROW – Over $16,000 raised for New Horizons Shelter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2018
For more information, contact Michele Talwani, 603-641-9441 ext. 239.  

AUTOFAIR’S THANKS FOR GIVING PROMOTION A SUCCESS – AutoFair, for the sixth year in a row, ran its Thanks for Giving promotion throughout November where a portion of their sales were donated to support Families in Transition-New Horizons (FIT-NH). The $16,220 will be used to support the programs at the organizations New Horizons shelter, soup kitchen, and food pantry, on Manchester Street in Manchester, NH. Pictured (l. to r.): Jason LaCroix, General Manager, AutoFair Honda; Michelle Casale, Development Director, FIT-NH; Brian Mikol, Board of Directors, FIT-NH; David Cassidy, Co-Chair Board of Directors, FIT-NH; John Crowley, General Manager, AutoFair Ford; and Kevin Richardson, General Manager, AutoFair Hundi.

 

Manchester, NH – Families in Transition-New Horizons received $16,220 today from AutoFair as part of their Thanks for Giving promotion throughout the month of November.  The money will be used by the organization to support the programming at its New Horizons shelter, soup kitchen and pantry in Manchester, NH.

“At this time of year when so many people are planning their holidays, our team at AutoFair enjoys making this annual donation from a portion of our sales to New Horizons to help families and individuals who rely on this great agency that provides so many warm meals and shelter for those in need year-round,” said Andy Crews, President and CEO of AutoFair.

AutoFair has run this promotion for the six years donating a total of $81,630 to support the programs at the New Horizons shelter, soup kitchen and food pantry. This amount could provide 20,400 meals in the soup kitchen, provide 3,250 boxes of groceries to families and individuals utilizing the food pantry, or provide 4,100 bed nights at the shelter.

Families in Transition – New Horizons is a nonprofit organization that provides hunger relief, emergency shelter, safe affordable housing, and supportive services to individuals and families who are homeless or in need, enabling them to gain self-sufficiency and respect. One of their largest programs is the New Horizons Shelter which also has a soup kitchen and food pantry. Annually, the soup kitchen serves over 73,444 meals, the food pantry distributes over 12,134 bags of food, and the shelters provide safe haven for over 64 adults each night. For more information, visit www.newhorizonsnh.org or call 603-668-1877.

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