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The Valerie Fund Receives Support from NJ Auto Dealerships

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Autoland, Maplecrest Ford Lincoln and Linden Volkswagen Supports  The Valerie Fund
Serving Children with Cancer & Blood Disorders

August 2016— Autoland Toyota Chrysler Jeep Dodge, Maplecrest Ford Lincoln, Linden Volkswagen support The Valerie Fund.

“It must be very difficult for kids and their families to cope with the physical and emotional strain of childhood cancer and blood disorders. We applaud the great work The Valerie Fund does every day and we’re committed to supporting their efforts." Stephen Giordano, Owner Maplecrest Ford Lincoln Vauxhall.

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 Franchised automotive retailers throughout New Jersey have signed up to participate in this incredible campaign donating $5 for every new and used car sold now through October 31, 2016. In conjunction with this campaign, participating dealership customers will have a chance enter a sweepstakes to win a new car.

Following a very successful two year campaign, franchised auto retailers from across New Jersey are again partnering with The Valerie Fund to raise money for thousands of children with cancer and blood disorders. The New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign will also highlight the incredible work auto retailers do in communities throughout New Jersey.

The Valerie Fund has supported comprehensive health care services for children with cancer and blood disorders since 1976. The seven Valerie Fund Centers and treat more than 5,000 patients annually and are located in major hospitals in New Jersey, our newest center in St. Joseph’s in Paterson opened in July. The Valerie Fund treats the medical, emotional, social, and developmental needs of children with cancer and has a staff of counselors, psychologists, and specialists who treat the entire family.

“We were astounded by the generosity New Jersey auto dealerships have exhibited for the children of The Valerie Fund. The $1.3 million raised over the last two years has allowed us to expand our services to treat our children and families. We are thankful for the continued support for a 2016 New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign” said Bunny Flanders, Director of Marketing and Communications at The Valerie Fund.

 

For more information and an updated list of participating dealership locations, please visit the New Jersey Auto Retailers Unite campaign website at http://www.njautoretailersunite.com.

 

 

 

 

About The Valerie Fund:

Established in 1976, in memory of Valerie Goldstein, The Valerie Fund’s mission is to provide support for the comprehensive health care of children with cancer and blood disorders.  The Valerie Fund Children’s Centers comprise the largest network of healthcare facilities for children with cancer and blood disorders in New Jersey, and one of the largest in the nation.  There are seven Valerie Fund Children’s Centers providing caring, comprehensive, state-of-the-art outpatient health care to more than 5,000 children and their families each year.  

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