Take 5 Oil Change, a quick oil change service provider, was founded in Louisiana. Acquired by Driven Brands in 2016, it now has more than 300 stores in 16 states, including nearly 35 in Louisiana.

Take 5 has had a long commitment to giving back to those in need across Louisiana, providing thousands of volunteer hours and contributing millions of dollars to causes including children’s health, hunger, housing, transportation and more. It has supported the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 2006.

At the end of March, the company continued those efforts, hosting eight children being treated at Children’s Hospital – New Orleans at the New Orleans Pelicans versus Charlotte Hornets game.

Through its partnership with the New Orleans Pelicans, Take 5 was able to provide a once-in-a-lifetime “Bench Warmers Experience” for the children, including joining the team on the bench for warm-ups before the game, watching the game from a catered suite with a surprise visit from the Pelicans mascot and the team cheerleaders, and taking home a special Take 5 Oil Change gift bag.

Take 5 started collecting donations for Children’s Hospital – New Orleans in 2007, with approximately 30 stores participating in the fundraising efforts. To date, the company has raised more than $700,000 to support the Children’s Hospital – New Orleans.