Cox Automotive, the leading provider of products and services that span the automotive ecosystem worldwide, and its family of companies became a corporate partner in 2002 and has donated nearly $5 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The company supports St. Jude in a variety of ways including fundraising events though the Autotrader Sales Division that include golf tournaments, casino nights, triathlons, marathons and wine tastings.
Since 2010, Autotrader and Cox Automotive companies have been a national sponsor and partner team for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. The company supports nine walk markets with local sponsorships and for the last two years has formed a team in each market. Through the St. Jude Walk/Run, the company’s teams have raised more than $460,000 for the kids of St. Jude.
In addition, Autotrader, Cox Automotive and Manheim employees participate in the St. Jude workplace giving program, Companies Care for St. Jude Kids®. Cox Automotive leadership teams make multiple trips to St. Jude each year in conjunction with corporate meetings held in Memphis.
Autotrader uses the power of its website, which attracts about 18 million unique monthly visitors, to help raise funds and awareness for St. Jude throughout the year. Visitors to Autotrader can view display ads throughout the website showcasing St. Jude patients and campaigns like the St. Jude Dream Home® Giveaway.
Individuals who sell vehicles on Autotrader have the opportunity to donate to the hospital with the purchase of a Sell Your Car ad.