Community : North / Central America

Philanthropic Initiatives in
North/Central America

Associate volunteer programs in North America

One of the most important elements of Honda's community involvement in North America is the engagement of individual associates who take an active role in community life as volunteers. Most Honda Group companies in North America have internal programs that facilitate associate involvement with the community.

American Honda Motor Co., Inc.M
Community Action Teams

The American Honda Community Action Team is Honda's volunteer community outreach program. Associates, retirees and family members volunteer at approximately 24 events each year that address the various societal needs of the community.

Special Olympics

The Special Olympics provides sports training and the opportunity to compete in a variety of sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely associated developmental disabilities. Some 60 Honda associates and families volunteered to help support the athletes of the Special Olympics and provide organizational support at the 2006 Southern California Summer Games, which American Honda also serves as an official sponsor.

NASA Space Science Day

This event, which American Honda Motor has sponsored since its inception in 1987, gives students the opportunity to learn about space exploration and science directly from astronauts. Honda volunteers help out with registration and by directing participants to the various presentations.

Gourmet Food and Wine Tasting Festival

The Gourmet Food and Wine Tasting Festival was created to bring the South Bay community together in a festival atmosphere. Honda associates and community residents work as volunteers to organize and help run the festival, which raises funds for the Torrance Memorial Medical Center.

The Dream Factory The Dream Factory

Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc.
Honda Hero

Honda of America Manufacturing donates funds to any qualified nonprofit organization when current and retired Honda associates or their spouses volunteer at the organization for a given number of hours over a 12-month period.

Rebuilding Together Columbus

Rebuilding Together Columbus is a Honda Hero volunteer activity that helps lower-income homeowners repair their houses. Honda of America Manufacturing. has sponsored this initiative for five years. In 2006, 30 Honda associate volunteers participated in the program.

The Dream Factory

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
Honda Star

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama donates funds to any qualified nonprofit organization when current and retired Honda associates or their spouses volunteer at the organization for a given number of hours over a 12-month period.

Honda Canada Inc.
Community Volunteer Action Committee

Associates volunteer their personal time to help fulfill the specific needs of their surrounding communities.

Civic Reading Circle program

Honda associates read with children to help them improve their literacy skills. It's often difficult to tell who enjoys the program moreā€”the children or the Honda volunteers.

Civic Reading Circle program

Community Partnership

Honda Canada (manufacturing division) donates funds to any qualified nonprofit organization when current and retired Honda associates or their spouses volunteer at the organization for a given number of hours over a 12-month period.

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