"Kia and our dealers are dedicated to helping DonorsChoose.org meet its five-year goal and continue making a positive and lasting difference for students and teachers in need," said Tim Chaney, vice president, marketing communications, KMA. "We encourage people to visit DonorsChoose.org/Kia to learn how they can make a difference for as little as $1."
DonorsChoose.org will utilize the all-new 2016 Optima for the Road Tour. Teacher appreciation events will be held Dec. 7, 2015, in the San Diego-area at El Cajon Kia, Dec. 9, 2015, in the Phoenix-area at Mark Kia and Dec. 11, 2015, in the Tucson, Arizona-area at Royal Kia. Meanwhile, best-practices funding workshops will be held Dec. 6, 2015 in the San Diego-area at the Sheraton Mission Valley San Diego and Dec. 8, 2015 in the Phoenix-area at the Clarendon Hotel.
"Thanks to Kia for funding classrooms in need around its dealers" said Charles Best, founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org. "This latest campaign will help DonorsChoose.org demonstrate how easy it is to raise funds for classroom projects with the help of citizen philanthropists across America."
Individuals can join Kia, its dealers and DonorsChoose.org in supporting public school teachers and students by visiting www.donorschoose.org/Kia. Teachers interested in attending an event can visit www.donorschoose.org/KiaRoadTour.