The Detroit Auto Dealers Association's 911 Relief Fund raised more than $225,000 to aid victims and families of the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C.
"Detroit area automobile dealers and their employees really stepped up to the plate in this patriotic effort," said DADA President Chuck Fortinberry. "I am proud to say that we exceeded our goal to provide assistance to those directly affected by the terrorist acts of Sept. 11."
DADA's original goal was to raise $200,000 in financial aid from employers and owners of DADA-member dealerships in Southeast Michigan. The Community Foundation for Southeastern Michigan will administer and distribute the funds.
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