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Jeff Schmitt Auto Group donates $10K to Humane Society of Greater Dayton

Jay Schmitt (right), President of Jeff Schmitt Auto Group presents a check for $10,000 to Brian Weltge (left), President and CEO of the Humane Society of Greater Dayton with Sadie (dog)
Jay Schmitt (right), President of Jeff Schmitt Auto Group presents a check for $10,000 to Brian Weltge (left), President and CEO of the Humane Society of Greater Dayton with Sadie (dog)

The Jeff Schmitt Auto Group donated $10,000 to the Humane Society of Greater Dayton yesterday as part of its “You Drive, They Thrive” campaign.

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The campaign happened across February and March, inviting customers to test drive a car at one of the auto group’s seven dealerships. For each test drive, the auto group pledged to donate $50, with an additional $50 if the person bought the car and financed it through Ally Bank.

Jay Schmitt, president of the auto group, presented a $10,000 check to Brian Weltge, president and CEO of the humane society.

“As someone who personally has adopted two wonderful cats from the Humane Society of Greater Dayton I have witnessed first-hand the impact this organization has on the people and pets in our community,” Schmitt said.

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“Jeff Schmitt Auto Group has always been a committed partner and advocate for the animals,” Weltge said. “As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization we rely solely on donations to fund all of our programs and services, so working with Jeff Schmitt Auto Group again for this campaign is helping to provide medical care, nourishing food and ultimately forever homes to so many homeless animals in the Miami Valley. We are grateful for their continued dedication and commitment in helping animals in need.”