Community Highlights from the 2023 Sustainability Report

At the heart of our 2023 Sustainability Report series, this community engagement feature highlights our team’s collective endeavors to build resilient communities through impactful projects and partnerships. 

As members of our communities, Coastal’s employees are proud to support a thriving future for all. Time and time again, the Coastal team rises to the occasion serving local nonprofits in big and small ways.

Community Engagement

Community Impact Day

Giving back to the community is woven into the fabric of Coastal Automotive, but, as Director of Operations, Toby Curry, expressed, “You never know how that translates into participation on a company-wide scale.”

Coastal Automotive’s leadership was thrilled when almost 40% of their workforce volunteered to help with Community Impact Day. They planned for eight people to help, but 40 employees stepped up to contribute. “Standing shoulder to shoulder with the company president as you paint, patch, or pick up trash — that resonates.” Community Impact Day is an annual community-wide day of volunteering to support the needs of local nonprofit organizations.

“You never know how that translates into participation on a company-wide scale.”

Director of Operations, Toby Curry

Community Event Support

Coastal regularly supports local events and needs, including Christmas and Thanksgiving parades, and many more.

Industry Advocacy

The company’s leadership team takes an active role in the Original Equipment Suppliers Association as well as the BAMA Group.

Charitable Giving

Coastal Automotive supports local non-profit organizations in both Holland and Rochester Hills. And every year, team members can nominate new local charitable causes to support. In 2023, examples of company unity and contributions included:

  • Amway Riverbank Run: In 2023 20 runners and 35 walkers from the Coastal Automotive family joined over 10,000 other participants in one of the premier road-racing events in the country. The event has raised more than $2.3MM for charity partners since 2008.
  • Lakeshore Habitat for Humanity Veterans Serving Veterans: Veterans from our team joined in a Coastal Automotive-sponsored event to help build affordable housing for our region’s veterans.
  • Blood drives: Coastal Automotive, partnering with sister company Coastal Container, will play host to two blood drives this year, with members of our joined teams from Coastal Automotive and Coastal Container filling all of the spots.

Thank you, Coastal Automotive team members, for graciously investing your time and energy into the community we are honored to call home!

Learn more about Coastal Automotive and our efforts to support a prosperous community in our sustainability report.

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