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Giving Back with Susan G. Komen

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This June, the Leif Johnson Ford team had the chance to take part in something truly incredible; We were able to fight against breast cancer by gifting  a 33,700 check to Susan G. Komen. Below you will find the press release from this amazing event.

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Leif Johnson Ford Donates $33,700 to Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

$100 Donated for every truck sold during Truck Month

Austin, Texas, June 8, 2016:

Leif Johnson Ford, Riata Ford and Leif Johnson’s Truck City Ford recently presented Karen Shultz, Executive Director of Susan G. Komen a check for $33,700. The check was presented by Fred Trudeau, General Manager of the Leif Johnson Family of Dealerships.

The funds were raised during Ford’s Truck Month Sales Event and presented this past Wednesday in the Leif Johnson Ford showroom.

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Mr. Trudeau, in presenting the check, stated “This was one of the most rewarding times in Leif Johnson’s 60 year history. Hundreds of thousands of families are affected by cancer in some form every year. Including the Leif Johnson Family. So we are proud to play this small part to help our local organization in research and assisting those that need financial help in receiving their treatments. And the Leif Johnson Family commits to making more of a financial impact in the race this year.”

The check was presented to Karen Shultz Austin’s Executive Director of Susan G. Komen. Also attending the event from the local organization, Jenny Peterson, Komen Survivor and Race Ambassador, Lydia Hopper, Race Chair, Katie Robertson, Libby Tilley, Lauren Mills, Jeannine O’Deans, Ray Anne Evans, ED BCRC Komen Austin grant recipient and Amy Mosier, survivor and 2016 Pink Gala Chair.

The Leif Johnson Ford family owns and operates three Ford new car franchises and a total of 5 Used car locations in Austin, Buda and Manor, Texas.

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At Leif Johnson Ford, we are proud to be Austinites and we are even more proud to help out our Austin community however we can. Thanks for letting us be a part of it all, friends.

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“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.” – Jim Rohn

 

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