Community Involvement

Family owned and operated, Gates Auto Group is proud that we not only form lasting relationships with our customers, but we also form strong bonds with the Connecticut communities we serve. Community involvement is an important part of our values of service, relationships, responsibility, respect and, most of all heartfelt honesty. These values are a few of the many good reasons why Gates Auto group is second to none.
 
We appreciate all the community has done to support our dealerships throughout the years. By partnering to build stronger communities, we hope to enhance the well-being of our loyal customers, employees and the neighborhoods where they work and live.  
We are a proud supporter of the Jolly John's Keep You Truckin' Fund. The Jolly John's Keep You Truckin' Fund helps to provide financial relief to cancer patients, as well as their families. This charity lets them worry about what is most important, getting better.  
Along with donations to the Jolly John's Keep You Truckin' Fund, we also donate to many other local charities. We believe that supporting our community is the best way to give back to them for everything they have done to help make this dealership as successful as it is.

A few of the other places we have donated to include:
  • 159th Woodstock Fair
  • Access Community Action Agency
  • Benefit for Christian Calhoun
  • Chaplin Volunteer Fire Department
  • Children's Cancer Research Fund
  • Columbia Parks & Rec Department
  • EASTCONN Peforming Arts Magnent School
  • EO Smith High School
  • Eric LeClair Nascar Weekling Racing Series Modified
  • Fletcher Memorial Library, Hampton
  • Forever in My Heart Foundation
  • Friends of Goodwin Forest
  • Glocester Lions
  • Hampton Fire Company
  • IHSP Diaper Bank of NECT
  • Judy Nilan Foundation
  • Kicking Cancer in the Cornhole 
  • Lebanon Children's Clothing Wardrobe
  • Lebanon Country Fair
  • LeganDeary Scholorship
  • Make A Wish
  • Mercer Monument Works Toy Drive
  • MOMS Club of Hebron
  • Natchaug Hospital
  • New London County 4-H
  • Northeast Cancer Crusaders
  • Northeast CT Community Orchestra
  • Northeast Opportunities for Wellness (NOW)
  • Northeastern Chamber of Commerce
  • Parents of Powerhouse
  • Plainfield Little League
  • Putnam Aspinock Historcal Society
  • Putnam High School
  • Putnam Knights of Columbus #64
  • Putnam Little League
  • Putnam Rotary Club
  • Quiet Corner Garden Club
  • Ryan S Doyle Memorial Golf Tournament
  • Scott Marquis Family Benefit
  • St James School Putnam, CT
  • St Mary- St Joseph School, Willimantic
  • Steve Bousquet Memorial Golf Tournament
  • The Arc of Eastern Connecticut
  • Tolland Eagles Athletic Department
  • Town of Columbia
  • Town of Putnam
  • Troop 27 Boy Scouts of America
  • UCONN HuskyThon- CT Children's Medical Center
  • UCONN Men's Soccer
  • UCONN Woodsmen
  • VFW Coventry, CT
  • Willimantic/Windham NAACP
  • Windham Hospital
  • Windham Theatre Guild
  • Windham-Tolland 4H Camp
  • Wishes On Wheels
  • Woodstock Academy
  • Woodstock Fair Go-Kart Racing

If you are interested in having Gates Auto Group give a donation or  sponsor an event, sports team, etc., fill out our Donation/Sponsorship request form.


Please understand that we would love to donate and sponsor everyone/everything but it just is not possible. We do need all requests to be received at least two months prior to the event. Please allow up to two weeks from submission to hear back from us.

 
 
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