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Hopkins Honda makes a difference for Ataxia

 
We are pleased to support the work of the University Medical Foundation at the
Diamond Awards.

Luther Hopkins Honda has supported the Ataxia Center at the University of Minnesota for many years.

The University of Minnesota Ataxia Center provides specialized evaluation, testing and treatment for people with cerebellar ataxia. 

It was a memorable night honoring current and former Minnesota Twins as they received their Diamond Awards trophies and introduced Rocco Baldelli to Twins Territory. 




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Partnering with the Golden Valley Police to help needy families at Christmas.

 
The Golden Valley Police work with families in need to purchase Christmas presents, but they do it in a great way.

They go shopping with one of the children in the family, who gets to pick our presents for the rest of their family and the officer secretly picks out one for the child. Then they wrap all of the presents and send them home with the family to have a surprisingly wonderful Christmas.

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Taking Care of kids in Haiti

 
Back in 2012, we visited a school in Haiti and met a lot of children that were being fed and learning to read and write.

Since then, we have 'adopted' one of their children and sent him school supplies, clothing, shoes, soccer balls and toys.

It has been great to see the pictures of him growing up and thriving in Haiti.

We support many different local charities, but we take a moment to support a…
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Using Nutritious Food to Strengthen Community

 
We are pleased to support The Food Group at their annual Hunger Bash.

The Food Group has been feeding our community for over 40 years.

They partner with 170 local food shelves and they provide grocery budget relief through their Fare For All program. Also, they provide produce farming education through their partnership with Big River Farms.

Their staff does a great job of fighting for the hungry everyday.

 


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Honoring a local Veteran at the State Fair

 
We were pleased to partner with Wells Fargo and the Military Warrior Support Foundation to honor a local veteran with a payment free vehicle at the Minnesota State Fair.

The Mazda CX-9 looks great wrapped in the American Flag and it brought awareness to an organization that is helping veterans come home. The Military Warriors Support Foundation is taking applications from combat wounded veterans and providing them with housing and vehicle assistance.  If you know…
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Westside VW Lights the Night

 
Westside Volkswagen was pleased to partner with the Leukemia Lymphoma Society (LLS) to sponsor their Light The Night fundraiser.

For every vehicle sold in the month of September, Westside donated an additional amount to LLS to further their efforts to find a cure for blood cancers.

This story hit a little close to home this year. A very brave little girl was diagnosed with Leukemia and regularly visited Westside to see her mom.

The long…
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