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Groove Auto's “Drive for Education” Program Announces $62,500 Donation to Denver Area Schools

02/20/2019 | 11:01am EDT

DENVER, Feb. 20, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Groove Auto, is proud to announce its September grant donation of $62,500 awarded on behalf of its “Drive for Education” (DFE) program. The program, in its seventh year, uses proceeds from area car sales to fund grants awarded to neighboring schools. Everyone from principals to teachers and parents can apply for DFE grants to fund supplies and programs for their school of choice.

Drive For Education Logo - Groove Auto

This year’s grants were awarded to 24 schools to fund everything from leadership, outdoor and dance programs, to technology for classrooms and new courses on robotics, science and horticulture.

“We are pleased to see the growth of this program and are proud to support schools within our communities. We have been able to help local schools succeed with much needed funding for infrastructure, equipment and curriculum improvements,” said Rob Edwards, Groove Auto, Regional Vice President.

Since its inception in 2009, the DFE program has contributed over $531,000 to Denver-area schools. For more information on applying for a DFE grant, please visit: www.grooveauto.com/Drive-for-Education-Application.html

The Denver-area schools receiving grants this year include the following, listed in alphabetical order:

  • Aspen Crossing Elementary – Aurora
  • Charles Hay World School – Englewood
  • Columbia Middle School – Aurora
  • DCS Montessori Charter School – Castle Pines
  • Eaglecrest High School – Centennial
  • Elizabeth Middle School – Elizabeth
  • Franklin Elementary School – Centennial
  • Franktown Elementary – Franktown
  • Frontier Valley Elementary – Parker
  • Gateway High School – Aurora
  • Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary School – Littleton
  • Littleton Public Schools Foundation – Littleton
  • Lyn Knoll Elementary School – Aurora
  • Mammoth Heights Elementary School – Parker
  • North Middle School – Aurora
  • Northfield High School – Denver
  • Park Lane Elementary School - Aurora
  • Ponderosa High School – Parker
  • Powell Middle School – Littleton
  • Ralph Moody Elementary School – Littleton
  • Renaissance Secondary School – Castle Rock
  • Saddle Ranch Elementary – Highlands Ranch
  • Sagewood Middle School – Parker
  • The Laradon School – Denver

Drive for Education® is a forward-thinking charitable program created by the employees of Groove Ford, Groove Subaru, Groove Mazda and Groove Toyota. It's about enriching the lives of children through education and foundational support. Each year, funds from vehicle sales go to benefit local area schools that have applied to receive a Drive for Education grant. These grants directly impact the students, school facilities and the teachers.

ABOUT Groove Auto
Each year, funds from vehicle sales at Groove Ford, Groove Toyota, Groove Subaru and Groove Mazda go to benefit local area schools that have applied to receive a Drive for Education grant. These grants directly impact the students, school facilities and the teachers. 

Carter Burgess, Groove Auto
CBurgess@grooveauto.com, (303) 209-3984


© GlobeNewswire 2019
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