Community Outreach

  

Inside Out Club DuPage

Continental Motors of Naperville is a proud partner of the Inside Out Club DuPage. Their mission is to develop the character of kids from the inside-out by empowering individuals and families through strength of character and volunteerism to live fuller lives for generations to come. For more information, visit their website: https://www.insideoutclub.org/ioc-partners/

 

  

Drive for 75

The results are in, and the 7th Annual Drive for 75 was a huge success. All teams combined raised over $104,000! Way to step on the gas, teams! For 7 years, DuPage Pads and the Autobahn Country Club have teamed up to help raise over $500,000 towards our mission to end homelessness. Thank you to all who participated to help make this fundraiser's success possible!

For more details, visit: https://dupagepads.org/category/past-events/ or to volunteer, make a donation or share a fundraising idea, please visit: https://dupagepads.org/solutions

 

  

Test Drives for Autism

Continental Motors of Naperville participated in the April 2018 Test Drive for Autism campaign. The three locations (Acura, Audi & Mazda) donated a total of $7,300 from 365 test drives to Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. To learn how you can help support Turning Pointe, visit: http://www.turningpointeautismfoundation.org/

 

Helping Hand Center

The mission of Helping Hand Center is to assist persons with disabilities to achieve their highest level of independence through quality programs and services. Continental Mitsubishi and Continental Toyota are working with Helping Hand Center "Project Search" to hire candidates with disabilities to work within our dealership.

Community Nurse Health Center of LaGrange

Continental Toyota has been long time partners with the Community Nurse Health Center of LaGrange. They have also been sponsors of their “X-treme 10 race” at Waterfall Glen which had its final run in 2016.

Pinewood Derby Fundraiser for the Boy Scouts of America

June 15, 2016

Continental Toyota opened its doors to the community to host a Pinewood Derby Fundraiser for the Boy Scouts of America. This event was a first for the Toyota dealership, with 40 participants signed up to race. Prior to the event, participants could pick up their car kits and let their creativity do the rest for a chance to win one of the big prizes. Rental cars were also available to race for those who did not pick up a car kit.

School and Tutors on Wheels

We are a proud sponsor of School and Tutors on Wheels, we provide our employees with the space and time during the workweek to take advantage of the ESL classes in our dealership. School and Tutors on Wheels is a neighborhood based adult English literacy program that empowers adults by teaching them English literacy and valuable life skills. They break the language barrier and set people on the road to a better life through free one-on-one tutoring in suburban Cook and DuPage counties.

Illinois Masonic Children's Home

Dec 13, 2016

Every year we like to spread the Holiday spirit and give back to those in need. The Illinois Masonic Children’s Home provides a safe and nurturing environment for children who are unable to care for themselves due to various family or home conditions. For this reason, we have hosted the Illinois Masonic Children’s Home Christmas party at our Continental Toyota dealership for several years. It’s an evening full of fun games and a warm Holiday spirit.

The Drive for 75

June 25, 2017

7th Annual Drive for 75 Karting endurance race to benefit DuPage Pads is scheduled for Sunday, June 25th.  This event has raised over $485,000 in the past six years.  Continental Motors Dealer Principal Joel Weinberger is the founder and organizer of this annual event which is held at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet. For more information, contact Diana Miller @ dmiller@dupagepads.org.

 

La Grange Rocks 5K Run

June 9, 2017

The La Grange Rocks 5K run/walk starts and ends at LT North Practice Field, on Cossitt Avenue just east of Gilbert in La Grange. The La Grange Rocks 5K os one of the LeaderShop's annual fundraising events to support the youth of our community. The LeaderShop empowers yout to become community-minded induviduals through diverst programs that foster confidence, knowledge and leadership. La Grange Rocks 5K Registration

 

Test Drive for Autism

April 2017

Continental Motors of Naperville, including Acura, Audi and Mazda, will again participate in the Test Drive for Autism April 2017 campaign. Last year, our three locations (Acura, Audi & Mazda) donated a total of $9,560 to Turning Pointe Autism Foundation. To learn how you can help support Turning Pointe, visit http://www.turningpointeautismfoundation.org. You can help at anytime by visiting Test Drives for Autism. During the month of April - Autism Awareness Month - car dealerships across the country will pledge to donate $20 per test drive to "Test Drives for Autism." every dollar donated goes directly to Turning Pointe Autism Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting children, individuals, and families as they navigat the lifelong impact of Autism.

Driven to Care

Dec 8, 2016

48 vehicles donated and counting! For the 6th consecutive year, Continental Motors Group teamed up with Naperville Cares and LaGrange Pillars for their annual “Driven to Care” Event, held on December 8th at Continental Toyota in Hodgkins, IL  During this time of year, many organizations generously give back to those in need with food, gifts or monetary donations. However, Continental Motors Group again gave back to the local community they have served for more than fifty years with a contribution that lasts far beyond a season. 

USO Barbeque for the Troops

July 16, 2016

Every dollar raised will help your local USO provide services and support for the troops and their families. In Illinois, the Chicago Automobile Trade Association has been a leading BBQ partner with the USO of Illinois as they enlist their dealership members to host BBQs to raise awareness and funds for local troops and their families. Already, more than 70 dealerships representing more than 35 communities across Chicagoland will fire up the grill, offer “free” services, such as car washes, and collect donations to support the USO of Illinois. One hundred percent of the proceeds raised will support troops deployed and at home; military families; wounded, ill and injured troops as well as families of the fallen. 

Drive for 75

June 26, 2016
Race to end homelessness Drive for 75 was held on June 26, 2016 at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, IL. The goal to raise $75,000 for DuPagePads mission. 11 karting teams competed in a 4 hour race while raising funds to end homelessness. $75,747 was raised. Continental Motors of Naperville was pleased to host this event! You can help too, visit DuPage Pads.

New Wheels Raffle

May 11, 2016
Continental Mazda, part of the Continental Motor Group, is proud to work with Easter Seals for this years "New Wheels Raffle". By purchasing New Wheels Raffle tickets, you will build a brighter future for children with disabilities. The winner can choose from a 2016 Mazda MX-5, 2016 Mazda CX-5 or the cash equivalent. Only 3,000 tickets will be sold. Don't Delay! Learn More Purchase Tickets Online Print Mail In Entry Form

Summer of 2016 Concerts in your Park

April 23, 2016
Be sure to visit The Naperville Park District's site for updated concert schedule.  The summer concert series, Concerts in Your Park, presented by Continental Motors of Naperville, is enjoying its 11th season. An evening of fun is guaranteed with family-friendly entertainment to our local neighborhood parks throughout the community.  All concerts begin at 7:00 p.m. and end by 8:30 p.m. The audience is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy a Sunday evening of musical entertainment.  Be sure to stop by the Continental tent for a free gift! For more information visit Concerts in Your Park.

Bowling for DuPage Pads

April 16, 2016
Continental Acura put a team together consisting of dealership employees and our owner. Fun was had by all but the most joy came from helping raise funds for DuPage Pads. Continental Motors strikes again! Continental Motors strikes again! You can help too, visit DuPage Pads.

Driven to Care

Dec 2, 2015
During this time of year, many organizations generously give back to those in need with food, gifts or monetary donations.  However, Continental Motors Group again gave back to the local community they serve for more than fifty years with a contribution that lasts far beyond a season.  For the fifth consecutive year, Continental Motors Group teamed up with Naperville Cares and LaGrange Pillars for their annual "Driven to Care" Event, held on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015 at their Continental Toyota dealership, in Hodgkins, IL.
Test Drives 4 Autism

Test Drive for Autism

April 2016
Continental Motors of Naperville, including Acura, Audi and Mazda, will donate $20 to Turning Pointe for every Continental test drive taken on the Naperville Test Track! You can help at anytime by visiting Test Drives for Autism.

Drive for 75

June 28, 2015
Race to end homelessness Drive for 75 was held on June 28, 2015 at Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, IL. The goal to raise $75,000 for DuPagePads mission. 15 karting teams competed in a 4 hour race while raising funds to end homelessness. Over $100,000 was raised. Continental Motors of Naperville was pleased to host this event! You can help too, visit DuPage Pads.

Driven to Care

Continental Motors Group, in cooperation with Naperville CARES and LaGrange Pillars held their 4th annual Driven to Care Event on Wednesday, December 10th, 2014. Eight area residents from Cook County and DuPage County, who have been in economic strain, worsened by being without independent means of transportation, are now able to get around on their own using cars donated by Continental Motors Group. Vehicles were donated from the eight Continental Motors Group dealers.

Food Drive

Also in November all 3 of our Naperville locations, Acura, Audi and Mazda was a food collection site for DuPage PADS. 36 food bags were assembled and distributed to families prior to Thanksgiving enabling them to prepare and enjoy a Thanksgiving feast with their loved ones.

DuPage Round Up Campaign

In continuing support of DuPage PADS Mission to end homelessness in DuPage County, Continental Motors of Naperville is sponsoring a Round UP campaign during the month of November. Clients are asked to round up their Service and Parts bill to the next dollar. 100% of all proceeds will be donated to DuPage PADS as well as a 100% matching contribution from Continental Motors of Naperville.

Support DuPage Pads and the mission to end homelessness in DuPage County by 'rounding up' your CHANGE to the next dollar. Make your donation today to help DuPage Pads and the families and individuals they serve.

DuPage PADS Run

Continental Motors of Naperville is pleased to be a Diamond Sponsor and join DuPage PADS mission of ending homelessness in DuPage County.

For details on this event visit,  padsrun.org

Concerts in Your Park

The Naperville Park District's summer concert series, Concerts in Your Park, presented by Continental Motors of Naperville ~ Acura, Audi, Mazda, runs from June 22nd - August 3rd, featuring a variety of favorite local
bands.

Download 2014 Summer's Schedule

The Drive For 75

Continental Motors Group of Naperville and DuPagePads have teamed up for the fourth annual karting enduro for charity! Fifteen teams competed to raise money for DuPagePads mission to end homelessness.

Special Spaces

Continental Motors of Naperville enjoyed the privilege of joining with Special Spaces to create a dream bedroom for a local Naperville girl. Visit Special Spaces for details of how their mission of creating dream bedrooms for children with life threatening illnesses is making a difference.

specialspaceschicagoland.org

Test Drives For Autism

During the month of April, Continental Motors of Naperville has again participate in the 3rd annual "Test Drives for Autism" fundraiser, contributing $20 for each test drive taken on the Naperville Test Track. You can help at anytime by visiting TestDrivesforAutism.com. Dealers donated $20 for each test drive.


St. Baldrick's Foundation

March, 2014 Continental Mitsubishi held their third annual St. Balderick's Event to raise money for life-saving children's cancer research.

Why all the shaved heads? Worldwide, more than 160,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, and it remains the leading cause of death by disease among children in the United States. With only 4 percent of all federal cancer research funding dedicated to pediatric cancer research, St. Baldrick's Foundation grant funds are critical to continue the battle against this devastating disease.  About Us Contact Us

Driven to Care – 8 Vehicles Give Away

Continental Motors Group, LaGrange Pillars and Naperville Cares held their second annual Driven to Care Event on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Eight area residents from Cook County and DuPage County, who have been in economic strain, worsened by being without independent means of transportation, are now able to get around on their own using cars donated by Continental Motors Group.

St Baldericks Foundation

On Friday, March 16, 2013 Continental Mitsubishi held their third annual St. Balderick's Event and raising money for life-saving children's cancer research. Why all the shaved heads? Worldwide, more than 160,000 children are diagnosed with cancer each year, and it remains the leading cause of death by disease among children in the United States. With only 4 percent of all federal cancer research funding dedicated to pediatric cancer research, St. Baldrick's Foundation grant funds are critical to continue the battle against this devastating disease.

DuPage PADS

The third annual Drive For 75: Race Against Homelessness, a six hour karting enduro, sponsored by Continental Motors Group of Naperville, to help support the mission of DuPage PADS., was recently held on February 24, 2013. Over $100,000 was raised to benefit DuPage PADS and will be donated to housing, life skill coaching, and more for those who are homeless in DuPage County.

Taste of Hope

The Seventh Annual Taste of Hope was held on March 14, 2013 at Abbington Banquets in Glen Ellyn. The Taste of Hope featured chefs uniting to end homelessness. Signature dishes from the area's most elite restaurants with wine pairings from Wente Vineyards. Continental Motors was proud to be the Diamond Sponsor of the event. It was truly a delicious event supporting DuPage PADS.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation

During the month of April, Continental Motors Group participated in the 3rd annual "Test Drives for Autism" fundraiser, contributing $20 for each test drive taken. Continental Motor Group donated over $20,000 to support the Turning Pointe Autism Foundation in Naperville.

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