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Pine Belt Ford and Purvis High Drive 4 UR School event

PURVIS, MS (WDAM) -

Pine Belt Ford and PurvisHigh School partnered together Saturday in the Ford Motor Company's Drive 4 URSchool event.

Residents spent the day test driving aselection of Ford vehicles from Pine Belt Ford at Purvis High School. Thedealership and Ford Motor Company donated $20 to Purvis High School for eachtest drive. The money raised is used to fill financial gaps in the schoolsystem budget. Through the fundraiser, the community can help raise up to sixthousand dollars for the school.

“This is super importantbecause you know in these days it’s really hard for the public schools to getfunding, so this is important for us to try to help give back and to help themget a little extra money so they can fund some different projects and thingslike that,” said Ford Sales Manager, Jared Waldrop.

To date, the Ford dealerships and localcommunities across the U.S. have helped raise more than $20 million for highschools through the Drive 4 UR School program.

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