Hudiburg Chevrolet and Ally Financial Partner to Help Military Families
Jun 24, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla., June 24, 2013 – During the month of July, Hudiburg Chevrolet and Ally Financial will challenge the community to raise money for Operation Homefront Oklahoma, an organization that provides emergency financial assistance to military families.
“Oklahomans give back. It’s in our blood and it’s what we do,” said Mike Myers, general manager of Hudiburg Chevrolet. “We invite the community to join us in supporting the military heroes who have given up so much for our freedom.”
Starting Monday, July 1, Hudiburg Chevrolet will donate $20 for every new car sold and $1 from every oil change directly to Operation Homefront, and the dealership encourages customers to match the donation. In addition, Ally Financial will match the total giving at the end of the month and present the donation to Operation Homefront at an event celebrating local Oklahoma military families in August.
“We are proud to partner with Hudiburg Chevrolet to support such an outstanding program in the Oklahoma community,” said Mike Kimmel, regional vice president, Ally Financial. “It is a privilege to rally behind all the deserving military families that sacrifice so much for us every day.”
Operation Homefront is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that was formed in 2002 to support the families of deployed service members after the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. Since then, Operation Homefront has given $128 million in emergency assistance to military families, which is granted within 72 hours and comes in the form of checks, emergency food, critical baby items, home repairs, furniture and other household items.
“Our goal at Operation Homefront is to help as many military families as we can, and we’re grateful for every dollar that helps make that happen,” said Carol Herrick, Operation Homefront Oklahoma and Arkansas executive director. “This donation from Hudiburg and Ally will allow us to make sure that our service members and their loved ones are taken care of. We are very thankful for their continued support.”
About Operation Homefront
A national nonprofit, Operation Homefront leads more than 4,500 volunteers with nationwide presence, and has met more than 590,000 needs of military families since its inception in 2002. A four-star rated charity by watchdog Charity Navigator, nationally, 94 percent of total revenue donated to Operation Homefront goes directly to assist service members. For more information, go to www.OperationHomefront.net/okar.
About Hudiburg Auto Group
Hudiburg Auto Group, comprised of Chevrolet, Toyota, Buick/GMC, Nissan and Subaru stores, serves the greater Oklahoma City area and offers a wide variety of high-quality, reasonably priced new and used cars. Hudiburg has one of the most honest and oldest Oklahoma dealerships with qualified team members that take the time to listen to the wants and needs of each client to provide absolute satisfaction. For more information, visit http://www.hudiburg.com/.
About Ally Financial
Ally Financial Inc. is a leading automotive financial services company powered by a top direct banking franchise. Ally's automotive services business offers a full suite of financing products and services, including new and used vehicle inventory and consumer financing, leasing, inventory insurance, commercial loans and vehicle remarketing services. Ally Bank, the company's direct banking subsidiary and member FDIC, offers an array of deposit products, including certificates of deposit, savings accounts, money market accounts, IRA deposit products and interest checking. Ally's Commercial Finance unit provides financing to middle-market companies across a broad range of industries. With approximately $166.2 billion in assets as of March 31, 2013, Ally operates as a bank holding company. For more information, visit the Ally media site at http://media.ally.com or follow Ally on Twitter: @Ally.