Red Nose Day ’16

What is Red Nose Day?!

Red Nose Day occurs on May 26, 2016 and we’re thrilled to participate with the millions of other folks across the U.S. and the world. Red Nose Day raises money for children’s charities across the world in efforts to cloth, feed, and provide safety and shelter for our youngest and most vulnerable citizens of the world. 

Half of the money distributed by Red Nose Day 2016 will be spent right here in the U.S. The other half will be spent in some of the poorest communities in Latin America, Asia, and Africa. All money raised supports projects that ensure kids are safe, healthy, and educated.

Red Nose Day charities include: Boys and Girls Clubs of America, Charity: Water, Children’s Health Fund, Covenant House, Feeding America, OxFam America, and many more! 

Red Nose Day is a fundraising campaign run by the non-profit organization Comic Relief Inc., a registered 501(c)(3) American public charity. Funds raised go to the Red Nose Day Fund and last year benefited children in all 50 states and 15 countries internationally through programs to keep children and young people safe, healthy and educated. Comic Relief Inc. in the US and Comic Relief UK are independent sister organizations that are joined by their shared vision of a just world, free from poverty and the mission to drive positive change through the power of entertainment.

For more information, please visit Red Nose Day‘s website. 

Charity Choice Contest

charityIt’s FINALLY here!  We are thrilled to bring to you our ALL-NEW program: Oak Lawn Toyota’s Charity Choice Contest.  February kicks off our Charity Choice Contest.  We took the first ten charities YOU submitted to us and we included them in our all new Charity Choice Contest.

This monthly contest will award one charitable organization a check for $500 to benefit their cause! TEN non-profit organizations will compete each month to take the Grand Prize.  Here is the list of the TEN organizations that made our Charity Choice Contest for February 2015:

  1. Restoration Ministries
  2. Chicago Run
  3. Dogs Are Deserving Rescue
  4. CURED Foundation
  5. It’s A Pittie Rescue
  6. Leave No Veteran Behind
  7. Animal Rescue Squad, INC.
  8. Ronald McDonald House – Oak Lawn, IL
  9. Dreams for Kids
  10. The Light and Leadership Initiative

Every few days this month, we will feature one of the organizations in the contest so you can learn more about their efforts make to make the world a better place. Click HERE to vote for your CHOICE charity!

Entrants in the contest are registered 501c3 Organization for a charitable cause.

Holiday Giving

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