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December 21, 2015

Frank Ancona Honda Thanks Kansas Citians for Donating to U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program

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Over the past month, Frank Ancona Honda has been collecting new, unwrapped toys as an official sponsor for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program. With the help of the Kansas City community, we were able to collect 225 toys that will be distributed as gifts to children in need this holiday season.

This was our first year sponsoring the program and we can’t wait to see what the next couple of years will bring.

Dave Heitman, the general sales manager at Frank Ancona Honda, said, “We were excited to participate in the Toys for Tots program for the first time this year, and couldn’t be happier with how it turned out. The Kansas City community donated tons of toys that will go to less fortunate children in the area this holiday season. We always try to give back to the community in any way we can and this program provides us with the opportunity to help children in need every winter from now on.”

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Frank Ancona Honda is committed to philanthropic charities that support kids and families. It has donated and helped fundraise for charities like City Union Mission, the Ronald McDonald House, Catholic Charities, the Phoenix Family, KidsTLC and more.

About Toys for Tots: The Toys for Tots program became a foundation for the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve in 1995. The program aims to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas. Toys for Tots helps unite all members of the community to play an active role in the development of our children. Over its lifespan, the program has distributed over 416 million toys to over 195 million less fortunate children.

To learn more about the program click here.

December 22, 2013

Coats For Kids Drive A Success!

We’d like to thank all our customers and employees for a very successful Coats For Kids drive this year!

In autumn, we asked everyone to drop off gently-used kids coats at Frank Ancona Honda. The coats were distributed to Coats For Kids, which aims to assist in the health and educational needs of children from low-income families by donating coats to keep them warm in cold weather.


Photo Credit: Coats For Kids/Operation Warm

Jason Heard, general sales manager at Frank Ancona Honda, said, “Our customers came through yet again with another very successful Coats For Kids donation drive at Frank Ancona Honda. We want to thank our customers and employees for their commitment to the children of Kansas City. Another special thanks goes to Pride Cleaners for getting all of the coats clean.”

The cutoff date for this year was Dec. 7, but the drive will run throughout the entirety of 2014 to prepare for next year’s winter needs.

To learn more about Coats for Kids and the inspirational work they do, please visit http://www.coats-for-kids.org/.

November 26, 2013

Drop Off Donations at Frank Ancona Honda for Coats for Kids

For the third year in a row, we’re happy to announce that we are participating in Coats for Kids, a campaign which provides school children with coats and warm wear for school during the cold winter months. Anyone who wants to participate can drop off their coats at Frank Ancona Honda located at 1000 North Rogers Road in Olathe, Kan. The cutoff date for this year is Dec. 7, 2013, but the campaign will run throughout all of 2014 in order to prepare for next winter.

(Photo: Coats for Kids)

This is especially important for kids, as it is easier to attend, focus and participate in the educational process when nobody has to worry about something as simple as staying warm. Even better, Coats for Kids is designed to assist the health and educational needs of economically disadvantaged families who need the help the most.

This is a low impact means to make a difference; most families with children likely have coats that they have outgrown, and can probably find one that would be suitable for donation.

To learn more about Coats for Kids and the inspirational work they do, please visit http://www.coats-for-kids.org/.

December 1, 2011

Kansas City Honda Dealer, Frank Ancona Honda, to Participate in Children’s Charity,Coats for Kids

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