A New Record for Local Charities: $261,652.00
May Â 18, 2012Â – Sterling, VAÂ Â -Â The Dulles Greenwayâ€™s 7th annual Drive For Charity has set a new Â record for donations with an amazingÂ $261,652Â collected Â on Thursday, May 17, 2012.Â As always, this money will be donated to Â great local charities and a local scholarship program.
â€œThe Drive for Charity is always a fantastic event and this year has been Â unbelievable,â€ said Terry Hoffman, Public & Customer Relations Manager of Â the Dulles Greenway. â€œThe commitment Dulles Greenway drivers have to our Â charity partners are making a real difference in peopleâ€™s lives. We are proud Â to be a small part of making Loudoun County a better place.â€
Quick Facts about Â the 2012 Drive for Charity:
- Thursday, May 17, 2012 wasÂ our highest traffic day in the past 2 years
- In seven years, the DullesÂ Greenway has now raisedÂ $1,528,462Â forÂ local charities and scholarships.
Recipients for 2012 include:
- March of Dimes
- Every Citizen Has OpportunitiesÂ (ECHO)
- Loudoun Abused Womenâ€™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 Â that connects Washington Dulles International Airport with Leesburg, Â Virginia. Since the Dulles Greenwayâ€™s dedication on September 29th 1995, Â commuters have enjoyed a non-stop alternative to Routes 7 and 28. The Â Greenway project represents a new paradigm for cooperation between the public Â and private sectors for resolving infrastructure issues.
If you have additional questions or need further comment, pleaseÂ contact Â Terry Hoffman via email atÂ firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ or Â via phone at 703-668-0033.
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Â For more information on the Dulles Greenway and its Drive for Charity event, Â visit the Greenway website atÂ www.dullesgreenway.com.