Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Chevy allows customers to donate their rebates to breast cancer research

Chevrolet will be partnering up with the American Cancer Society to continue the everlasting fight against breast cancer. The partnership comes at a very interesting time as well.
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This year, on November 3, 2011 Chevrolet will be celebrating its 100th birthday! That means that Chevy has been producing high quality cars and trucks for 100 years! Founded in Detroit in 1911, Chevrolet has been a global automotive brand, so successful, that it claims to have annual sales of about 4.25 million vehicles in more than 140 countries.

Since the American Cancer Society is the Official Sponsor of Birthdays, what better fit than these two companies coming together for a great cause? To help with sponsorships to keep the American Cancer Society alive and well to share the importance of routine breast exams and mammography testing for all women to help detect breast cancer in early stages to save lives.

During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Chevrolet Certified Service will be making great offers to Chevy customers. They will be giving customers the opportunity to waive their eligibility for select oil change and brake pad service rebates of $5, $10 and $25. Chevrolet will also donate the monies collected the waived rebates to the American Cancer Society.

Click to see the image of Breast Cancer themed pink Chevy Camaro SS

The American Cancer Society also does a lot more as far as prevention, education and support services for those with the disease and their families. Chevy is currently encouraging all its dealerships, all its employees and all its customers to help in the cause by participating in one of the hundreds of Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks being held across the United States.

The Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks are for the entire family. They help unite people of all ages by bringing them together for a great cause. The importance of awareness for all ages, including children is grandiose and Chevy wants to be a great part in increasing the knowledge and understanding of breast cancer.

Since 1993, approximately 7 million people have participated in a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walks all over the country. The money raised to help the cause has been in the range of over $400 million.

Alan Batey, the Chevrolet vice president, Sales and Service made this statement in a press release: “Chevrolet has been part of life’s great journeys for the past 100 years – even the detours. Our Chevrolet dealers, customers and fans can come together to help the American Cancer Society create a world with less cancer, more birthdays and longer journeys.”


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