Appleton, Wisconsin (April 30, 2019) – In April, Bergstrom Automotive team members partnered with Make-A-Wish Wisconsin to raise money to help grant the wishes of local children struggling with critical illnesses to provide the hope, strength and joy they need to endure dark & challenging times. During their 2019 Drive for Dreams campaign, Bergstrom Automotive raised $163,580, bringing their total donation to more than $2.2 million over the 19-year partnership!
"Thank you to our guests, business partners, team and the people of these great communities for supporting Make-A-Wish® through our Drive for Dreams campaign,” said Tim Bergstrom, President & Chief Operating Officer, Bergstrom Automotive. “We’re honored to work alongside and support the Make-A-Wish Wisconsin team each year as they help critically ill children and their families throughout the communities we serve.”
Throughout the month, Bergstrom team members conducted numerous creative fundraisers and all Bergstrom dealerships donated $5 for every test drive taken. Plus, Bergstrom donated $5 for each new fan on social media. On Saturday, April 13th, Bergstrom dealerships held a special Oil Change Day offering free oil changes with a donation of $15 or more to Make-A-Wish Wisconsin. This year, Bergstrom completed more than 1,500 oil changes!