Kerry McGowne, executive vice president at Silvercar, said, “We were looking for ways to help.”
Silvercar by Audi has assisted 16 nonprofit and charitable organizations including the Lee Initiative, Los Angeles Boys and Girls Club, Take Back Our Streets and Stay Home San Diego. Throughout the pandemic the charities made more than 270 vehicle rental reservations of Audi A4, Q5 and Q7 models.
The Lee Initiative used more than 37 cars for deliveries of food and essential supplies in pop-up kitchens.
Restaurateur Hannah Cheng, a partner with celebrity chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen in New York, was able to use an Audi Q5 donated by Silvercar for one month and could fit more than 300 meals in the vehicle.
“It was much easier to have your own car to drop off meals to the different locations,” Cheng said.
Before Silvercar offered a vehicle, World Central Kitchen was sending meals via Uber and the cost was adding up. Silvercar allowed the charity to spend more money on meals and…
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