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03-05-19

Pay It Forward – Helping the Homeless of Woodbridge, VA

The winter months are definitely upon us here in the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. We have experienced bitter cold temperatures accompanied by freezing rain and snow just within the last couple of weeks. Many people have the luxury of traveling to work in a warm car only to arrive to a home filled with heat, blankets, and warm clothes to be comfortable. A man by the name of Rich Garon is helping those who are homeless in his Woodbridge, Virginia community by helping them stay warm during the winter.

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02-08-19

Pay It Forward – Final Round of Chemotherapy

With 2019 in full effect, Easterns Automotive Group and Fox 5 DC continue to push the envelope and find new ways to make an impact in the community. As soon as the Pay It Forward partners got wind of a Prince George’s County woman by the name of Rhonda Stewart, they wanted to help.

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02-07-19

Get Up DC – Helping Out Furloughed Federal Workers w/ WUSA 9

A few weeks ago, Easterns Automotive Group teamed up to donated $30,000 a week to area food pantries to help feed local families that were in need due to the shutdown. Even though the shutdown is over for now, the recovery process does not stop. Families still need time to get back on their feet.

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02-07-19

Pay It Forward – Law and Literacy Program at Arcola Elementary School

For Easterns Automotive Group and Fox 5 DC, the act of giving back is year round. The Pay It Forward partners teamed up for the second time in 2019 to do some good in the community. They came across Kelly Rogan who is a reading specialist at Arcola Elementary School in Aldie, Virginia.

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01-29-19

Pay It Forward – Fox 5 Diaper Drive Donation

Late post! A few days before 2018 came to a close; Easterns Automotive Group (Eastern Motors) joined Fox 5 DC for their Diaper Drive Donation. Fox 5 DC asked businesses in the area to contribute or donate what they could so they could provide diapers to families in need with babies.

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01-23-19

Road To A Better Community – SMYAL

Easterns Automotive Group and WUSA 9 recently got together to do their very first edition of their Road to a Better Community segment for 2019. Easterns and WUSA 9 have such a unique relationship because their intentions always line up when it comes to giving back and helping others. They found an amazing Washington D.C. based nonprofit that specializes in helping LGBTQ youth in the area.

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01-18-19

Pay It Forward – La Cocina VA

Happy New Year! We hope that everyone is having a good start to the year despite all the craziness going on in the world. To those affected by the government shutdown, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. In fact, Easterns Automotive Group announced that they will be donating $10,000 each week to two local Loudoun County food banks until the shutdown is over.

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01-15-19

Easterns Supports Loudoun County Federal Workers In Government Shutdown

It has been nearly a month that the government has been shut down for issues regarding politics.  This has unfortunately left hundreds of thousands of federal employees without pay.  The entire country is in an uproar because federal employees are still expected to work while they have no clue when they will receive their income.  Though this is a tremendous tragedy, life certainly does not stop. 

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12-18-18

Pay It Forward – Anthony’s Angels

Pay It Forward partners Fox 5 DC and Easterns Automotive Group team up to help make it easier for Anthony’s Angels nonprofit as they continue helping those who are homeless during the cold winter months in Washington D.C.

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12-13-18

Easterns Automotive Group supports Santa Cops 2018

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!  Happy Holidays to all!  Easterns Automotive Group recently joined forces with the Battlefield Lodge Charitable Foundation.  Battlefield Lodge is committed to improving the community by finding ways for law enforcement to interact with everyday people. 

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11-29-18

Pay It Forward – Chillum Youth Project

The holidays are truly about giving and putting smiles of everyone you encounter. Easterns Automotive Group teamed up with Fox 5 DC for yet another amazing Pay It Forward segment.  A man by the name of Joseph Emmerich started the Chillum Youth Project back in 1967.  The non-profit specializes in assisting young-at-risk children of low income families in Chillum, Maryland and DC surrounding areas.

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11-29-18

Road to a Better Community – City Dogs Rescue

Happy Holidays to all! Easterns Automotive Group and WUSA 9 teamed up for a very special edition of Road to a Better Community.  For this segment, they found an awesome Washington D.C. based non-profit organization that specializes in helping animals.  City Dogs Rescue rescues both adoptable cats and dogs that are in overcrowded and high-kill shelters.

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11-21-18

Pay It Forward – Nourish Now helps feed the needy through food recovery

Happy Holidays everyone! This is a very special time of year because loved ones are able gather and celebrate with good times and of course great food.  However, not everyone is able to have the same experience based on their financial status.  Fox 5 DC and Easterns Automotive Group teamed up with an incredible nonprofit called Nourish Now that works actively to feed those less fortunate in Montgomery County, Maryland.  They supply approximately 700 families with a five day supply of food each week.  Brett Meyers founded Nourish Now after being the manager of a fast food restaurant.  He saw so much food go to waste that could have gone to people that really needed it.  Many people do not even know that that there is about 133 billion pounds of food wasted in the United States each year while there are people starving.  Thanks to Meyers, his nonprofit is able to help change this statistic and work to end hunger through food recovery.

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11-07-18

Road to a Better Community – Poplar Spring Animal Sanctuary

Back again! Easterns Automotive Group and WUSA 9 teamed up once again for their Road to a Better Community segment. This time, the pair found an incredible non-profit that helps provide farm animals and wildlife with care, protection, and rehabilitation.

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10-26-18

Pay It Forward – DC Moms come together to put an end to childhood hunger

There is nothing worse than seeing worse than seeing an innocent child left hungry. Unfortunately in the District, this became a problem saw more and more frequently. Stoddert Elementary School decided to step in and do something about it. The students of their 5-grade class created the idea of a Share Table.

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10-26-18

Pay It Forward – Loudoun Therapeutic Riding is providing horseback riding to those in need with various challenges

Pay It Forward partners Easterns Automotive Group and Fox 5 DC give to deserving people and organizations all year round. However, this particular nonprofit organization is very special because it enriches the lives of individuals with physical, cognitive, and psychological challenges. Loudoun Therapeutic Riding (LTR) at Morven Park

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