CHARITIES WE ARE PROUD TO SUPPORT
Community First — Auto Clinic of Maryland
Here at Auto Clinic of Maryland, we have always made it our mission to be a part of the community. Many shops say this because they fix cars well and keep the community moving but, to us, it goes so much deeper. Our goal at every level of our organization is to make every community we enter a better place and to leave lasting impacts that help someone in their darkest hour of need. We invite all of our customers to help us in any way they wish, but, we also firmly believe in leaving it to our customer's own free will. We have been blessed to be in the Finksburg, Westminster, and Catonsville communities for years and we look forward to giving back!
Robert Moser Memorial, “One More Round” Tournament
Where is Scott this morning? Scott is participating in the Robert Moser Memorial, “One more Round” tournament. The tournament is also in memorial of Scott Moser and benefitting brain cancer research of which we lost Scott to last year after his 4th battle. This is a cause very near and dear to the Steinbach’s hearts, and they participate in the tournament every year to raise money for brain cancer research.Visit Website
House of Ruth
🚨Caton Cares September Initiative🚨
This is something that’s very near and dear to JJ’s heart. Every month, we’ll be choosing people or an organization in our community who need our aid. JJ chose these organizations personally.
Moveable Feasts mission is to “Improve the health of Marylanders experiencing food insecurity and chronic illness by preparing and delivering medically tailored meals and providing nutrition education, thereby achieving racial, social, and health equity.”. You can find out more about how to support Moveable Feast on their website, which we’ll post below in the comments, and you can also dine with one of 30+ dining out for life partner restaurants on Thursday September 22, 2022 to show your support and learn more.
We’ll be sharing more information on House of Ruth next week!
Caton Cares | Sponsoring 3 Teachers
Every month, we’ll be picking a new initiative that is near and dear to our hearts! This month, we’re picking three teachers to sponsor to help them support their students. You can drop off supplies at both our Caton Auto Clinic location, and our Nelson’s Service Center location! We’ll announce our winners on August 19th. Please help spread the word! Share this post with your friends, and comment below to nominate a teacher in your community!
Announcing the winners of our August Caton Cares initiative! We gathered much needed school supplies presented them to teachers in our community who needed them for their classrooms.
1st Photo: Meet Katie Sierzega, a 6th grade Science teacher at Mayfield Woods Middle School.
2nd Photo: Meet Angie McLean, a Special Needs Teacher for grades Pre-School to Elementary School level at Ilchester Elementary
3rd Photo: Meet Mark Renehan, a Science Teacher at Long Reach High School.
Giving back to our community is what Auto Clinic of Maryland is all about, and it was so worth it seeing how happy the school supplies made the winners, and knowing that the initiative will help students in need of supplies! Stay tuned for our next initiative in September!Visit Website
WHS Class of 1980 Annual Charity Golf Tournament
We are beyond excited to be participating!Visit Website
Humane Society of Harford County in Maryland
We’re all about giving back to our community here, and a big part of our community are the animals that we love. In partnership with some of our animal rescue groups, we’ll be sharing local pups in need of a good forever home.
Valentines Day is coming and ebenezer is looking for a single guy, a single girl, or a family that’s looking for a single dog❤️.
Ebenezer has spent a year at the shelter and no one knows why. He has many great qualities. He rides perfect in the car, he walks well on a leash, he’s great getting a bath, very affectionate and attentive.
A yard would be nice for him, but not a necessity, he loves his walks too.
If you have room in your heart and home for Ebenezer, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ebenezer is waiting at Humane Society of Hartford County in Maryland.
Toys for Tots
Help us make a difference in a child’s life this holiday season! Both our Fleet and Family Service sides will be collecting Toys For Tots from now until December 10th! It’s our hope that folks can donate new and unwrapped toys to help kids in our community have a Merry Christmas.Visit Website
Brakes for Breasts
We are proud to announce that we are participating in Brakes for Breasts this year!
From the Brakes for Breasts organization: “Brakes for Breasts is an organization that unites the hands of Independent Auto Repair Shops during the month of October. The participating Repair Shop provides their customers with free brake pads and the customer simply pays for the labor and any other parts that may be needed. The shop then donates 10% of that total to the Breast Cancer Vaccine Fund. Our industry stands united to put the Brakes on Breast Cancer!
The American Cancer Society estimates that in 2021 there will be over 281,550 people diagnosed with Breast Cancer and over 43,600 will die.
With those numbers it’s hard to find anybody who hasn’t been touched by Breast Cancer. Although treatment is better than it’s ever been, why do we wait until it happens to treat it – Let’s stop it before it happens.”Visit Website
16th Annual Robert Moser Golf Tournament
This morning we are participating in the 16th Annual Robert Moser Golf Tournament at Piney Branch Golf Course, benefiting brain cancer research. Over the years, the tournament has been able to raise $164,000 to Johns Hopkins Hospital Brain Tumor Research Program. In 2016, and due to his recurring brain tumors, the doctors at Johns Hopkins told Scott Moser that they were out of traditional options to treat his tumors. He and his wife, Laura now travel to Memorial Sloan Kettering in New York City. Scott has participated in many clinical trials and studies, and hopes that his journey will benefit others through more advanced treatment and knowledge within the medical community so that others who suffer from brain tumors can receive better treatment, and perhaps even a cure some day. We are more than happy to aid Scott in his mission, and to be a part of the tournament.
Fletcher/Falcone Elk’s Tournament
The tournament is one of the largest charities in Carroll County for the youth charities that support college scholarships. Over the last ten years, the tournament has helped to donate over $400,000 to organizations like Camp Barrett, Boy and Girl Scouts, the Elk Drug Awareness Program, and many more. Look out for the Auto Clinic of MD sign, and the first person to comment with a photo of our sign at the tournament will receive a $25 gift card. We look forward to seeing you there!Visit Website
Brakes for Badges
We know how hard our local heroes work to make our streets and neighborhoods safer and we want to give back and do our part to help them. We’re celebrating the work of out first responders by giving free brake pads away with any brake repair or brake service! On top of that 10% of the labor from any brake repair gets donated to our first responders in Catonsville, Maryland.Visit Website
Vehicles for Change
A nonprofit organization, VFC receives 99 percent of its car donations from the public. We repair cars that meet our quality standards and award them for as little as $950 to eligible families, who are referred to us by social service agencies. Since 1999, VFC has awarded 6,200 cars to low-income families, changing the lives of more than 22,000 people. Our 2011 study found that 75 percent of VFC recipients got better jobs and/or boosted their earnings an average of $7,000 within the first year.Visit Website
The Children’s Home
Established in 1863, The Children’s Home (TCH) in Catonsville, Maryland, is a residential care facility that provides both long- and short-term services to youth 13 to 21 years of age who have experienced abuse, neglect, violence, abandonment, and/or are in need of supervised care. Located less than a mile from Baltimore City, TCH provides services to children of every race, creed, color, and religion. We provide therapeutic programs where children feel secure, loved and have a sense of belonging. The Home’s programs and activities provide an opportunity for the children to attend public schools, develop self-esteem, and experience trusting relationships with peers and adults. Our programs focus on enhancing each child’s ability to function successfully in society with attention to accountability and community safety.Visit Website
Mike Rowe Works Foundation
We’re on a mission to help close the skills gap by challenging the stigmas and stereotypes that discourage people from pursuing the millions of available jobs. We’re redefining the definition of a good education and a good job, because we don’t think a four-year degree is the best path for the most people. We want people to understand the impact of skilled labor on their lives, and we’re convinced that the solution has to start with a new appreciation for hard work. Each year, we give away a modest pile of money through the Work Ethic Scholarship Program to help people get trained for skilled jobs that are in demand. We’ve proven that opportunities in the trades aren’t alternatives to viable careers – they are viable careers.Visit Website
Warm Feet for Warriors
Believe it or not, one of the items that is most requested from service members and veterans is socks! Just think how nice a brand new pair of socks feel when you slip your feet in… Soldiers’ Angels wants to help keep the toes of our troops and veterans feeling toasty, and you can help! Start a sock collection drive & send us NEW socks in all colors and sizes in their original packaging. We will distribute the socks to veterans in VA Hospitals and include in our care packages to deployed. The collection dates will run from February 15 – May 31st.
Send your socks to:
2700 NE Loop 410, Suite 310
San Antonio, Texas 78217