Archives for month: May, 2011

CARSTAR Charity Car Wash

Posted by jg on May 25th, 2011 in Category Charity News, News from Canada (no responses)

We just got some news from Derek over at Standard Auto Wreckers about a great event taking place on Sat. June 11, 2022 at 127 Select Ave. Unit 6 – details below.

CARSTAR is asking you to help support our 8th Annual Soaps It Up for Cystic Fibrosis National Car Wash Fundraiser.

We are trying to break our Guinness World Record for the Largest Car Wash and we need your help to do it! On Saturday, June 11, we want to wash over 5000 cars and raise $125,000! Visit our location to purchase a ticket for $5 and you’ll receive a car wash from our volunteers! The proceeds will go to the fight against cystic fibrosis and to Sick Kids Foundation.

We are holding our event at CARSTAR Scarborough North East, 127 Select Ave, Unit 6,  on Saturday June 11, 2011, Come down between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to let us soap up your car for cystic fibrosis and Sick Kids Foundation!

Together, we can make cystic fibrosis unhappen.

Great event!  Hope to see you there!

Also please note, if you are not close to this particular car wash event or even if  you are  in a different province, check-out the CARSTAR website for a charity event close to you!

Urban Hero Awards

Posted by jg on May 10th, 2011 in Category Go Green (no responses)

We had a chance to snap a few pictures at the Urban Hero Awards last night in Scarborough.  The Urban Hero Awards is an annual awards program that recognizes those community members and grassroots level ‘heroes’ whose personal efforts, sacrifices or contributions have made a significant impact to a cause, a person or a group in our local community.

hero award pic 5 presentation

Above is our representative (and presenter) David Gold from Standard Auto Wreckers (

Used Tires for Charity at Standard Auto Wreckers

Posted by jg on May 2nd, 2011 in Category Charity News, Donations, News from Canada (no responses)

This years Tire Take Back Event is quickly approaching and one local auto recycling yard, Standard Auto Wreckers is reving things up in preparation of this amazing charitable event!

Standard Auto Wreckers in Toronto, Ontario in partnership with OARA (Ontario Automotive Recyclers Assosciation) will be participating in the collection of used tires in the greater Toronto area.  All tire fees associated with each tire dropped off will be donated by participating members to The Sunshine Foundation of Canada.  OARA will then match the donation made from all tires collected.

Bring your old tires down to 1216 Sewells Road in Scarborough on May 27 & 28 to help those less fortunate in your community.  If you have any questions or need more details please call Standard Auto Wreckers directly at 416-286-8686 or visit their website to learn more about this charity event.