The Autobell® Car Wash Fundraising Program continues to assist charities, schools, and other nonprofits reach their goals. Launched in 1998, the program helped raise $755,895 in 2016 and more than $8.3 million to date. Through the program, Charlotte, NC-based Autobell provides 501(c)(3) groups with $20 gift cards that do not expire and are redeemable at all Autobell locations in the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia, and Maryland. Nonprofits sell the cards at full price and keep 50 percent of the proceeds.
Some notable Autobell fundraisers in 2016 included a Matthews, NC athletic booster club with proceeds of $25,600; a Concord, NC middle school that raised $10,788; an Alpharetta, GA Boy Scout troop that garnered $4,845; and a Clover, SC high school band that brought in $4,250.
Autobell Car Wash is family-owned and -operated. With 77 locations, the company employs more than 3,000 people and washes over 4 million cars annually.