May 27, 2021– Craig Zinn Automotive Group, owner and operator of Subaru of Pembroke Pines presented a check today in the amount of $145,903 to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation in Hollywood, Florida. This was part of Subaru’s Share the Love® campaign, where they donated $250 for every vehicle purchased or leased, and Craig Zinn matched it during the period of November 19, 2020 and January 4, 2021. Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital has been the beneficiary of Craig Zinn Automotive Group for the past three years. Out of 632 Subaru dealerships from around the U.S., Subaru of Pembroke Pines has managed to collect the most money for a single charity, giving them the grand distinction of being #1 for four consecutive years. With today’s gift, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation has received a total $459,322.
Caitlin Stella, Dr. Andrew Greenfield, Zach Zinn, Craig Zinn, Brittany Zinn, Aurelio Fernandez, Kevin Janser
“We are happy to see that despite the difficulties of this past year, our customers and employees at Subaru of Pembroke Pines were not deterred. This hospital is important to us, because they treat the children of our community, and that includes the children of our employees,” said Craig Zinn, president and CEO. The money will go towards the four-floor expansion that will add 72 new patient rooms, two cardiac hybrid operating rooms, two surgical suites, intensive care and cardiac intensive care units, an intraoperative MRI, play zones, rehab, and family support areas.
Following the check presentation, the hospital invited Craig Zinn to their quick care facility known as “Short Stop” to witness the unveiling of its new name. In recognition, the area designed to treat minor emergencies in a quick and friendly manner, was renamed Craig Zinn Automotive Group Shortstop. “We are honored to recognize Craig Zinn’s contributions to this hospital. The Zinn family has made a difference for our children and families with their philanthropy,” said Memorial Healthcare System CEO Aurelio Fernandez, FACHE.
Three of the healthcare system’s Golden Retriever therapy dogs were on hand to greet the executives and even paused to take pictures in the Subaru Share the Love event wrapped vehicle.
About Share the Love Campaign:
The Subaru Share the Love Event is in its 13th year and is continuing its tradition of giving back to the community. Subaru gives back not because it’s good for business, but because it’s the right thing to do. Last year, Subaru of America donated more than $30.4 million to national and local charities through the 2019 Subaru Share the Love Event. As part of this effort, Subaru of Pembroke Pines has donated a total of $459,322 to Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation. At the culmination of this year, Subaru of America, Inc., and its retailers, including Subaru of Pembroke Pines, hope to exceed a grand total of $200 million donated since the creation of the Subaru Share the Love Event.. Follow Subaru on Facebook at @subaruofamerica Join the dialog on Twitter at @subaru_usa and use #sharethelove
About the Craig Zinn Automotive Group
As president and CEO of The Craig Zinn Automotive Group, Craig Zinn owns and operates Lexus of Pembroke Pines, Toyota of Hollywood, Subaru of Pembroke Pines, Lexus of North Miami, and Acura of Pembroke Pines offering new and used makes and models. The company’s mission is to be South Florida’s finest automobile dealership group, known for superior products, community involvement, and for helpful, courteous, and caring associates dedicated to delivering the ultimate client service experience. They are also passionate about community service as evident by their philanthropic endeavors. Over the course of 40+ years, it has made charitable contributions to the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital Foundation, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Spread Joy Toy Drive, CBS’ Neighbors 4 Neighbors Adopt A Family 4 the Holidays Operation Elf Program, Subaru’s annual Share the Love event, and Light-Up the Harbor for Children’s Harbor, to name a few. Headquartered out of Hollywood, Florida, the corporate team can be found at Toyota of Hollywood located at 1841 North State Road 7,Hollywood, FL 33021 or https://www.czgroup.com/. They can also be found on Facebook at @zinnautogroup.
About Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital and Foundation
Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital is one of the nation’s leading pediatric hospitals, offering a comprehensive scope of healthcare services and programs in a caring, compassionate setting designed specifically for children. A level one trauma center, it combines advanced technology, the expertise of board-certified specialists, and a patient and family-centered approach to heal the body, mind, and spirit of those it touches.
The hospital’s nonprofit foundation focuses on philanthropy to positively impact patients, families, and underwrite programs, facilities, and equipment that support the pediatric facility’s mission.