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KAR Holds Record-Breaking Food Drive

KAR Holds Record-Breaking Food Drive


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Employees at the KAR offices in Carmel, Indiana, held a record-breaking food drive the first week of November. The KAR team—which includes about 850 employees—donated close to 20,000 food items and nearly $1,300 in cash, crushing previous numbers. That’s a total of 20,299 lbs. donated by KAR, a little over half a semi truckload of...
Top-notch fundraising for the 2014 Indiana Tour de Cure

Top-notch fundraising for the 2014 Indiana Tour de Cure


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Last month, Team KAR participated in the Indiana Tour de Cure, the American Diabetes Association’s signature fundraising cycling event. And we have great news to share—both Team KAR and Jim Hallett, CEO of KAR, reached incredible fundraising goals for this year’s event. By coming together in the spirit of teamwork and community involvement, Team KAR...
Supporting the NIADA Foundation’s mission

Supporting the NIADA Foundation’s mission


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At ADESA, we regularly support a variety of causes, including industry organizations such as the National Independent Automotive Dealers Association (NIADA) Foundation. For the past two years, ADESA and its sister companies have supported the NIADA Foundation with a charity auction at the annual NIADA Convention and Expo. This year, the winning bidder, R. Allen...
KAR Auction Services hosts charity auction at the 2014 NIADA Convention and Expo

KAR Auction Services hosts charity auction at the 2014 NIADA Convention and Expo


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This year at the 2014 National Independent Automotive Dealers Association (NIADA) Convention and Expo, we will be raising money for a great cause—one that helps both dealers and college-bound students. KAR Auction Services and our group of companies—ADESA, AFC and Insurance Auto Auctions—will be hosting a charity auction of an alpine white 2011 BMW 328XI...
Team KAR supports American Diabetes Association’s Indiana Tour de Cure

Team KAR supports American Diabetes Association’s Indiana Tour de Cure


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Community involvement. Teamwork. Fun. Those are three of the eight company values at KAR Auction Services and ADESA. And all three describe what happens when ADESA employees partner with fellow KAR companies to support a fundraiser. This month, 19 team members from KAR, ADESA, AFC, IAA and PAR are joining forces to raise money for...
ADESA Boston’s 14th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run benefits JDRF

ADESA Boston’s 14th Annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run benefits JDRF


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For the 14th year, ADESA Boston recently hosted their annual Classic Car and Motorcycle Run for a great cause. Nearly 150 motorcycles and 40 vintage vehicles took to the road to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, which receives the proceeds of this yearly event. The “run” included a 30-mile police escorted ride through several Massachusetts...
ADESA Little Rock raises nearly $60,000 for local tornado relief efforts

ADESA Little Rock raises nearly $60,000 for local tornado relief efforts


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When ADESA Little Rock first set out to host a charity fundraiser auction to benefit area tornado relief efforts, the auction hoped to collect about $10,000. They were overwhelmed by the generosity of their dealers and customers when they raised nearly $60,000. Auctioneer Steve Sims came up with the idea for a charity auction. And...
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...