Celebrating Hunger Action Month: Sheehy Auto Stores Host Fall Food Drive at 13 Locations From September 22-October 14

FAIRFAX, Va., Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheehy Auto Stores throughout Richmond, Virginia; Annapolis/Baltimore, Maryland; and Washington, D.C. areas will collect canned goods and non-perishable food as part of the company's Fall Food Drive from September 22 (the first day of the season) through October 14 to benefit Feeding America and the Southern Maryland Food Bank.   

"While hunger among our communities is a year-round concern, we look forward to helping in making a difference starting in September - Hunger Action Month," said Vince Sheehy, president of Sheehy Auto Stores.  "We hope to rally the support of our customers and neighbors as we collect as much food as possible through our family of dealerships."

Sheehy Fall Food Drive drop-off locations include:

Washington, D.C.:

Sheehy Gaithersburg Ford
901 North Frederick Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD  20979

Sheehy Waldorf-Nissan & Hyundai
2950 Crain Highway
Waldorf, MD 20601

Sheehy Volkswagen
6601 Backlick Road
Springfield, VA  22150

Sheehy Springfield Nissan
6727 Loisdale Road
Springfield, VA  22150

Sheehy Warrenton Ford
6443 Lee Highway
Warrenton, VA  20187

Sheehy Marlow Heights Ford
5000 Auth Road
Marlow Heights, MD  20746

Annapolis/Baltimore, MD:

Sheehy Annapolis Nissan
2542 Riva Road
Annapolis, MD  21401

Sheehy Glen Burnie Nissan
7232 Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD  21061

Richmond, VA:

Sheehy Richmond Ford Lincoln/Mercury
10601 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond, VA  23235

Sheehy Short Pump Nissan
11401 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA  23233

Sheehy Ashland-Ford/Mercury
11450 Washington Highway
Ashland, VA  23005

Sheehy Mechanicsville-Nissan
6564 Mechanicsville Turnpike
Mechanicsville, VA  23111

Feeding America has designated September as "Hunger Action Month," urging individuals to take action in their communities to help end hunger in America. 

Feeding America provides low-income individuals and families with the fuel to survive and even thrive.  As the nation's leading domestic hunger-relief charity, Feeding America's network members supply food to more than 37 million Americans each year, including 14 million children and 3 million seniors.  Serving the entire United States, more than 200 member food banks support 61,000 agencies that address hunger in all of its forms.  

The Southern Maryland Food Bank has been proudly serving the Southern Maryland area of Calvert, Charles and St. Mary's Counties since 1983.  The Southern Maryland Food Bank was established to provide a local resource center for bulk food.   

For more information, visit www.sheehy.com or call 410-760-3500.

Sheehy Auto Stores, Inc.

Sheehy Auto Stores began in 1965 as a small, suburban, family-owned Ford dealership just off the brand new Washington, D.C. Beltway.  Because of customer response to their innovative approaches, Sheehy was immediately successful and by 1975 had become the largest Ford dealership in the country.  Today, the company is still primarily family-owned and has grown to more than $900 Million in sales with nearly 30,000 vehicle sales per year.  Sheehy's 19 locations and 20 import and domestic brands serve customers in the Baltimore, Annapolis, Richmond and Washington, D.C. metropolitan areas.

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