Drive for Charity a Huge Success

07 Aug Drive for Charity a Huge Success

A New Record for Local Charities: $261,652.00

May   18, 2012 – Sterling, VA   - The Dulles Greenway’s 7th annual Drive For Charity has set a new   record for donations with an amazing $261,652 collected   on Thursday, May 17, 2012.  As always, this money will be donated to   great local charities and a local scholarship program.
  
“The Drive for Charity is always a fantastic event and this year has been   unbelievable,” said Terry Hoffman, Public & Customer Relations Manager of   the Dulles Greenway. “The commitment Dulles Greenway drivers have to our   charity partners are making a real difference in people’s lives. We are proud   to be a small part of making Loudoun County a better place.”

Quick Facts about   the 2012 Drive for Charity:

  • Thursday, May 17, 2012 was our highest traffic day in the past 2 years
  • In seven years, the Dulles Greenway has now raised $1,528,462 for local charities and scholarships.

Recipients for 2012 include:

  • March of Dimes
  • Every Citizen Has Opportunities (ECHO)
  • Loudoun Abused Women’s Shelter (LAWS)
  • Fresh Air/Full Care
  • Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy
  • Dulles Greenway Scholarship Program

The Dulles Greenway is a privately owned 14-mile toll road   that connects Washington Dulles International Airport with Leesburg,   Virginia. Since the Dulles Greenway’s dedication on September 29th 1995,   commuters have enjoyed a non-stop alternative to Routes 7 and 28. The   Greenway project represents a new paradigm for cooperation between the public   and private sectors for resolving infrastructure issues.

If you have additional questions or need further comment, please contact   Terry Hoffman via email at thoffman@dullesgreenway.com or   via phone at 703-668-0033.

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  For more information on the Dulles Greenway and its Drive for Charity event,   visit the Greenway website at www.dullesgreenway.com.

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