Friendship Foundation holds Night of Giving event, announces 2017 annual donations

BRISTOL, TN (WJHL) – The Friendship Foundation announced their 2017 annual donations at the Night of Giving event Thursday at Friendship Motorsports.

According to a news release, the foundation announced their annual donations to over 50 local non-profit organizations who serve local youth.

The total amount donated to the non-profit organizations was $163,150.

“Each year, we allocate charitable contribution dollars from each vehicle sold, literally helping the community one car at a time,” Mitch Walters, president of the Friendship Family of Dealerships, said. “We are excited about the Friendship Night of Giving because we get to showcase these wonderful organizations who dedicate themselves to serving our community. As a work place family of over 350 team members, it is our chance to humbly say thank you.”

According to the news release, the Friendship Family of Dealerships was established in 1993 and currently has 23 franchises in 17 locations in Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia.

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