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#HoustonStrong

Hurricane Harvey will go on record as one of the most devastating storms in United States history. No one knows for certain how this storm will affect Texas–and our entire nation–in the months and years to come, but these shocking statistics may put it into perspective. Damage Report 51.88 inches of rain in matter of…

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Accelerating Education in Arizona

DriveTime partners with ASU’s America Reads program and donates three vehicles to help transport tutors and resources to Title 1 schools and community centers. The Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at ASU has undertaken the immense challenge of improving Arizona’s quality of education; particularly the states Title 1 schools. In the Phoenix valley alone, there…

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Celebrating the Season of Giving

Over half of Arizona’s children live in low-income families. Nearly half of those low-income families only have one hard working parent struggling to give their children the basic necessities; leaving nothing extra for even the simplest luxuries like new clothes or nutritious food. For these children, the Christmas season is nothing but a cold winter…

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Creating Champions at The Phoenix Dizzy

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Real Ultimate Champions The defining characteristic of an ultimate champion is someone who doesn’t let their physical or mental challenges keep them from…

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DriveTime Donates 140 Car Seats to Ride Safe Program

DriveTime donated 140 new car seats to Phoenix Children’s Hospital whose partners at the Safe Kids: Ride Safe Program provide top of the line car seats to families who can’t afford them. Because so many DriveTime customers are families, we want to do our part to making sure families everywhere enjoy a safe driving experience,…

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Joining The American Cancer Society and The Fight Against Cancer

The American Cancer Society is leading the charge in the battle against cancer. They are nearly the largest funder of cancer research in the nation–second only to the U.S. government. The work they do has been recognized and endorsed by celebrities and professional athletes, but most importantly it has been felt in the lives they’ve…

Building a Better Arizona with St. Vincent de Paul

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is evidence of the power of a single individual. Originated by Frédéric Ozanam in 19th century France, the society has since established 143 councils in 140 countries and now has 800,000 members worldwide. Feed. Cloth. House. Heal. The Phoenix council of St. Vincent de Paul is one of…

DriveTime’s Charity 5K for Families In Need

Racing to the rescue of families in need At DT Cares Family 5K Fun Run, a company and nationwide event across 56 cities, DT employees and members of the community ran together to raise money and awareness for families in need in their area. Donations were collected leading up to the race day, and by…

Why We Give: to beat the odds

Why We Give To demonstrate the important role you are playing in the lives of the families we are assisting, we asked them to share their stories. When you realize how much they needed you, you will gain a greater understanding of yourself, and the needs in your community. We will be releasing a new…