The Bob Johnson Auto Group has raised $18,280 to help pet rescue organizations in a campaign called “Dog Days of Summer” that ran during the month of August.
“We are pleased to contribute to these seven organizations that better our community through their undying love for animals, and their commitment to find foster and forever homes for dogs and other domestic pets,” Marketing Director Buddy Baur said in a statement.
“We thank all our valued customers who helped make this donation possible.”
Bob Johnson representatives proudly confirmed that seven checks for $2,612 each made their way to seven chosen local pet rescue groups with a placement rate of 90 percent or higher.
The grateful recipients of the cash were G.R.A.S.P. of Greece, Rescued Treasures, The Mia Foundation, Pitty Love Rescue, and New 2 U Rescue, all from Rochester, K9 Orphans of Penfield, and SusieQ Dog ResQ of Conesus.
The auto group shared their campaign’s success with their followers on Facebook on Sept. 17, posting photos of the check handovers.
August 2020 marked Bob Johnson Auto Group’s first Dog Days of Summer event. The company had contributed $10 to the fund for every vehicle sold during the course of the month.
They sold 1,828 vehicles, raising $18,280, a game-changing amount for local pet rescue groups.
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