Crown Cars Tennessee nears its GoFundMe goal to feed the hungry

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 10, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Crown Cars Tennessee's GoFundMe campaign to raise funds to feed the people who have been adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic is getting closer to its goal. The automotive group is attempting to raise $20,000 to be donated in its entirety to the Chattanooga Area Food Bank which serves Hamilton and Bradley counties. Crown kicked off the campaign with a donation of $7,500.

"Every amount is a welcomed amount. Together we will make a difference. These are our friends and neighbors who need us now and we're deeply committed to lend a hand. And it's so simple to donate. Just go to to help your fellow neighbors in their time of need," added Lance Dowdy, General Manager of Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM of Cleveland.

"We're almost at $10,000 and we couldn't be happier. The generosity our communities alway display during times of trouble never ceases to amaze me. Together our community is strengthened and Crown is firmly committed to its well being," said Ken Nichols, General Manager of Crown Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM FIAT of Chattanooga.

The driving force behind the campaign is support for the neighbors, families and community members who are facing hardship due to job losses, decreased income and food supply shortages. Crown selected the Chattanooga Area Food Bank due to its capability of providing a high level of support throughout Hamilton and Bradley counties.

"Thousands of people can't feed themselves or their families now. Most likely, you've seen the long lines at distribution points or you've seen images of bare shelves at area food banks. We all have a responsibility to help those less fortunate than us. This is a historic moment our nation is facing and together we can make a difference," said Jim Myers, President of the Crown Automotive Group.

About The Chattanooga Area Food Bank - The Chattanooga Area Food Bank is a non-profit organization that offers access to local and healthy food to people in need. The organization provides 15.9 million pounds of food annually to more than 140,000 people who live below the poverty line in the area.

About Crown Automotive Group - Over the last 50 years, Crown Automotive Group has grown into one of the largest privately owned dealership groups in the nation with operations in Florida, Ohio and Tennessee. Every Crown Automotive dealership features an extensive selection of new, Crown and factory certified, and meticulously inspected pre-owned vehicles with financing options for every budget. Customers can also expect superior service from a team of highly trained technicians at Crown's signature award-winning service facilities. Driven by four core values: Customer Focus, Teamwork, Integrity, and Growth, the group is committed to providing each customer with "The Better Way To Buy." Visit for more information on Crown Automotive Group and The Better Way To Buy.

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