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Teaming up to support JDRF in 2013

Teaming up to support JDRF in 2013


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I always love to hear about the many fundraisers held at our auction locations and have been fortunate enough to attend a few of these events. The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is one recipient of our company’s charitable giving and a cause that benefits many, including several friends of mine. ADESA auctions in Indianapolis,...
Annual food drive rallies record donation for local families

Annual food drive rallies record donation for local families


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To help celebrate all that we’re thankful for this holiday season, we were pleased to support Midwest Food Bank again with our third annual Battle of the Floors food drive. Harnessing the power of our competitive edge, each of the five floors at the ADESA and KAR Auction Services headquarters went head-to-head to see who...
ADESA PA and ADESA Charlotte support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

ADESA PA and ADESA Charlotte support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month


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As you know, October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Many of our auctions rallied together employees, customers and friends to support this worthwhile cause last month. Here is what two of our locations, ADESA PA and ADESA Charlotte, did to raise funds. ADESA PA held their annual PINK sale on October 16, raising nearly...
ADESA Lexington employee goes above and beyond to serve his community

ADESA Lexington employee goes above and beyond to serve his community


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While most of us are heading home after work, Jim Hughes, ADESA Lexington transportation team member, is preparing for another busy evening. Jim makes his usual stops at local bakeries, restaurants and grocery stores to collect food items to deliver to area soup kitchens, group homes and homeless shelters. He also picks up donated items...
2010 Malibu LTZ auction benefits NIADA Foundation at the 2013 NIADA Convention

2010 Malibu LTZ auction benefits NIADA Foundation at the 2013 NIADA Convention


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It is a privilege to be able to support our local and national communities whenever we can, especially those that assist dealers. It’s even more of an honor when we find ways to give back through our passion for cars and auto auctions. At this year’s 2013 National Independent Auto Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention and...
ADESA Indianapolis supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation with annual car show

ADESA Indianapolis supports Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation with annual car show


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Partnering our passions for giving back and cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels is an enjoyable experience for ADESA auction locations all over North America. These experiences are not only opportunities to support local and national causes, but also chances for employees, customers and members of the community to come together in good spirits. Another...
Team KAR takes on Tour de Cure

Team KAR takes on Tour de Cure


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In my role at ADESA, I get to hear a lot of great stories. We have 67 auction locations throughout North America, and rarely does a week go by when I don’t hear about one of our auctions hosting a fundraiser or giving back to their local community. I never imagined I would be celebrating...
ADESA Boston’s 13th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run

ADESA Boston’s 13th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run


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At ADESA Boston last week, more than 80 motorcycles and 60 classic cars rode 30 miles through the local Massachusetts towns of Framingham, Weston, Waltham and Newton in a very special run– The 13th annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run benefiting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. I am fortunate to be able to participate in numerous...
VIDEO: Born to be Wild at the ADESA Boston Classic Car & Motorcycle Run

VIDEO: Born to be Wild at the ADESA Boston Classic Car & Motorcycle Run


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Last weekend’s 12th Annual ADESA Boston Classic Car & Motorcycle Run was a huge success. With the help of ADESA employees, customers, city officials and the local community, we were able to raise $30,000 to help support Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. This year’s event also featured nearly 200 classic...