FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- AutoNation, Inc. (NYSE: AN), America's largest automotive retailer, today announced that it kicked off its final "72 Hour Sales Event," by donating hundreds of breakfast food items, including baked goods, juices and dairy products, to over 10 food pantries through the Coalition Against Hunger organization. Throughout the month of March, AutoNation provided breakfast and other food items for its associates and customers from coast to coast, and as a part of the celebration, the company chose to end the month with a "72 Hour Sales Event," and giving back to the community.
The Coalition Against Hunger Executive Director, Laura Wall said, "The donation from AutoNation was amazing! The food that was provided will benefit a dozen local pantries who work to feed their neighbors. We are extremely grateful -- and really moved by the incredible generosity."
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AutoNation, America's largest automotive retailer, through its bold leadership, innovation and its comprehensive brand extensions, is transforming the automotive industry. As of March 31, 2017, AutoNation owned and operated 372 new vehicle franchises from coast to coast. AutoNation has sold over 10 million vehicles, the first automotive retailer to reach this milestone. AutoNation's success is driven by a commitment to delivering a peerless experience through customer-focused sales and service processes. Through its Drive Pink initiative, AutoNation is committed to drive out cancer, create awareness and support critical research. AutoNation continues to be a proud supporter of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and other cancer-related charities.
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