SAN JOSE, Calif., May 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexus of Stevens Creek is driven to join in the fight against cancer. The luxury vehicle dealership in San Jose, California, has been participating in the American Cancer Society's Relay For Life of Cambrian for the last 3 years by having employees walk during the 24-hour event - all day and all night - to raise money for this important cause.
This year, Lexus of Stevens Creek set a new fundraising goal and hosted a special event leading up to the Relay. From April 15-17, the dealership donated $100 per every new and pre-owned vehicle sold. During that weekend, 47 cars were sold, and $4,700 was donated directly to the American Cancer Society.
Lexus of Stevens Creek's fundraising efforts didn't stop there. The company and employees raised and contributed more funds, making a grand total of $5824 in support of this year's Relay For Life of Cambrian.
"I'm always amazed at the efforts of our team to make this event so special, especially the volunteers that are walking through the middle of the night," said Jared Miller, Lexus of Stevens Creek Vice President and General Manager.
In addition to having one of the 66 teams at the event that raised over $272,000 for the American Cancer Society (ACS), Lexus of Stevens Creek had a booth at the event and sold a variety of items to participants to raise additional dollars for ACS.
"It's so incredible to see our team and the community come together in the fight against cancer," said Jessica Keener, Lexus of Stevens Creek Community Relations Manager. "Giving back is embedded in our company's DNA, and we hope to inspire other businesses and folks to join us in making a positive impact and improving the lives of those living in our community."
More than 30 Lexus of Stevens Creek employees and their family members participated in Relay For Life of Cambrian, which took place on April 29-30 at Dartmouth Middle School in San Jose.
About Lexus of Stevens Creek
Lexus of Stevens Creek is in San Jose, Ca on Stevens Creek Blvd. The dealership serves the greater San Jose market and much of Northern California including Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Palo Alto and Los Altos. Part of Penske Motor Group, the dealership prides itself on outstanding guest service and helping guests find the luxury vehicles they deserve.
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