McKenna’s Windward Ford drives nonprofit success for Hawaiian Humane Society | Business
Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford puts the pedal to metal for the animals in a collaborative philanthropic partnership aimed at driving promotions, pet adoptions and fundraising for its favorite pet charity.
Under the leadership of Mike McKenna, a well-respected philanthropist, the dealership regularly provides its venue for the Hawaiian Humane Society’s Adopt-a-Pet promotions.
On Sunday, August 12, the dealership will host its eleventh pet adoption event with the Humane Society from 11 am to 1 pm. This fun event will include a variety of pets for adoption, prize giveaways, Humane Society items for purchase, entertainment provided by KSSK, and much more.
In addition to hosting adoption events, McKenna underwrites an adoption fee for one lucky dog every week at the shelter, donates $50 cash to the Humane Society for every vehicle sold, and provides the new car owner with a $50 gift certificate to use at the Humane Society.
To date, Mike McKenna’s Windward Ford has raised over $56,000 for the animals and is stepping forward again as a major sponsor of the Humane Society’s October PetWalk for the second year in a row. Also, 100 animals have been adopted through these events.
The dealership also serves as a Pet Food Bank drop-off location on the windward side for the Humane Society, a program that helps people and pets get fed during financial hardship.
When asked why McKenna’s pledged its support to the animals. “Local charities need our help now more than ever,” he said. “Hawaiian Humane Society is not a chapter of any mainland organization like so many others. And the bottom line is that I’m a dog lover and so are all of us at McKenna’s Windward Ford.”
For the dealership, the staff is so avid about its love for animals they even have a pets at work policy. “A visit to our dealership and you’ll find up to 10 dogs roaming around our offices,” he said. “Animals make us happier and better at what we do. And my dog Hana Boy couldn’t agree more!”
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