America’s Car-Mart, Inc. Launches 14th Annual Holiday Toy
ROGERS, Ark., Nov. 02, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — America’s Car-Mart, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRMT) today announced its 14e annual holiday toy drive in November. The company’s goal is to collect 30,000 toys to share with 25 children’s hospitals.
The 154 Car-Mart dealerships in its 12-state region will serve as toy donation destinations for customers and local communities. In 2021, the company collected 22,200 toys.
“It’s a season of giving, and America’s Car-Mart is working hard to make a difference in our communities,” said Jeff Williams, CEO. “We proudly continue our tradition of collecting holiday toys so that we can bring holiday cheer to thousands of children in hospital over the holidays. At Car-Mart, we believe there is purpose in what we do, and every day we come to work to do all we can to help our customers and our communities.
“Just thinking about the kids in hospital over the holidays is heartbreaking, so it’s that visual that inspires us to come together to help these kids,” added COO Leon Walthall, who kicked off the toy drive in 2009. “One of Car-Mart’s core values is compassion, and it shows up every day with our associates, customers and communities. We are all about service and kindness to people.” others.
Several long-time Car-Mart business partners are teaming up with the company to support the toy drive. KBecks Transporta car transporter for Car-Mart; Shred, a world-leading solution for the destruction of documents or hard drives; and Auto areathe largest supplier of automotive parts and accessories in the United States, will collect toys and also donate to buy toys.
The company invites anyone (no purchase necessary) to donate new, unboxed toys as part of its holiday toy drive. Toys can be dropped off Monday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at any American Car-Mart.
“It’s been a tough year for many of us, and our amazing associates can’t wait to deliver the toys to the kids,” Williams concluded. “We hope the toys we collect bring joy to children this holiday season and throughout the year.”
For more information and to follow the toy drive, visit Car-Mart.com. Follow Car-Mart on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
About American Car-Mart
America’s Car-Mart operates automotive dealerships in twelve states and is one of the largest public automotive retailers in the United States, focused exclusively on the “Integrated Automotive Sales and Finance” segment of the used car market. The company specializes in the sale of quality used vehicles and offers flexible used car financing options for customers with bad credit, no credit, repossessions or even past bankruptcy and puts the focus on superior customer service and building strong personal relationships with its customers. The Company operates its dealerships primarily in small towns in the south central United States, selling quality used vehicles and providing financing to substantially all of its customers. For more information about America’s Car-Mart, including investor presentations, please visit our website at www.car-mart.com.