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Automotive Parts Associates makes financial contribution to help industry professionals

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 08:00
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In order to support distressed professionals in the automotive aftermarket industry and their families, Automotive Parts Associates, Inc., (APA) made a charitable contribution to the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF).
“The automotive aftermarket industry is a close-knit community and we are honored for the opportunity to help. When those in the aftermarket are in need, it impacts the entire industry and APA is proud to provide a hand up,” said Paul Brokaw, APA Director of Program Development.
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. Whether accident, illness, death of a loved one or natural disaster like hurricane, flood or fire, AACF steps in to help, and can often distribute emergency grant funding to those in need within 48 hours.
About Automotive Parts Associates, Inc.
Automotive Parts Associates, Inc. is a shareholder-owned cooperative made up of over 475 independent auto parts distributor locations throughout North America. For more information about APA or about membership opportunities, visit
About the Automotive Aftermarket Charitable Foundation (AACF)
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

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