LENEXA, Kan. – The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season pummeled the East Coast and wildfires continue to ravage the state of California leaving millions of people affected, including many in the automotive aftermarket industry. In an effort to support business partners and their families within the industry distressed by natural disasters Automotive Parts Associates, Inc., (APA) made a charitable contribution to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF).
The Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation is the only charity that is specifically designed to improve and transform the lives of those in the aftermarket trade that have suffered hardships due to catastrophic illness or accident, by providing financial support. The AACF is comprised of industry-volunteers that have been assisting members of the large automotive community since 1959.
About Automotive Parts Associates
Automotive Parts Associates, Inc. is a member-owned cooperative made up of over 70 shareholders of independent auto parts distributors with 400+ warehouse and company store locations throughout North America. For more information about APA or about membership opportunities, visit www.APA.parts.
About the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation
The Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF) has been helping aftermarket families turn tragedy into triumph since 1959. Like the industry, AACF is driven by passion and devoted to family. It’s tough to ask for help, but when someone in the aftermarket family faces profound circumstances, AACF is there when it seems like there’s nowhere else to turn. As a nonprofit, this is accomplished through the support of generous donors, awareness partners and dedicated volunteers. To learn more, contact us at www.AftermarketCharity.org.