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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.