- Substantial $100,000 donation made to Jays Care Foundation
- Three lucky fans walked away with brand new 2018 Honda Civic sedans
- Honda Canada celebrates its 35+ year partnership with Canada's Team™
TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - To show Canadian baseball fans ultimate appreciation for their ongoing support and to celebrate the long-standing relationship between the two organizations, Honda Canada made a substantial $100,000 donation to Jays Canada Foundation and surprised three lucky fans with brand new 2018 Honda Civic sedans during in-game activities over Fan Appreciation Weekend.
"Fan Appreciation Weekend is all about connecting with and giving back to Canadian baseball fans. We're happy to add three new customers to the Honda family and more importantly, help to foster the love of the game in children across Canada through the wonderful work of Jays Care Foundation," said Jean Marc Leclerc, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Honda Canada Inc. "The Blue Jays are Canada's baseball team and the Honda Civic is Canada's car, so we're very proud to be a long-time partner of the Blue Jays."
As a proud supporter of the Toronto Blue Jays since 1977, Honda Canada awarded more than $150,000 in Honda automobiles and power equipment to lucky baseball fans throughout the 2018 regular season, including a Honda lawnmower at each one of the 81 home games.
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About Honda Canada
Honda Canada Inc. (HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. The company has produced more than eight million cars and light trucks since 1986 at its two manufacturing facilities and builds engines at a third manufacturing plant in Alliston, Ontario. Both manufacturing facilities are extremely flexible and currently build Honda Civic and CR-V models. Honda Canada has invested more than $4.7 billion in Canada and each year it sources nearly $2.1 billion in goods and services from Canadian suppliers. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada. For more information on Honda Canada, please visit www.hondacanada.ca.
SOURCE Honda Canada Inc.
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