Racing to Wipe Out Hunger


Photos by Maria Lamb | Working to Wipe Out Hunger with Porsche owners and Pantry Volunteers.


 

The Porsche Naples Dealership and Paradise Gruppe Porsche Club once again partnered with Marco’s Our Daily Bread Food Pantry (ODBFP) for a November food drive to help wipe out hunger in Collier County.  

Porsche caravan arrives at Food Pantry on Winterberry Drive.

On Saturday, November 14th, the Food Pantry located on Winterberry Drive, once again welcomed a procession of 20+ cars from members of the Porsche Club and their drivers with their trunks and frunks (front trunk) filled with food donations. Members of the Porsche Club also had been dropping off donated food to the Porsche dealership at Davis Boulevard in Naples for the November food drive since the beginning of October. The dealership also posted a list at the showroom of critical needs list from the Food Pantry and was the starting point of the caravan of Porsche cars that drove to Marco Island to deliver the collected food items. 

Owner and Manager of Porsche Naples Dan Kao has been a very enthusiastic supporter. In mid-May, Dan offered his dealership to be the collection point for the food drive in partnership with Paradise Gruppe Porsche Club, which is the local club for Porsche enthusiasts in Collier County. The May event was so very successful that a November event was planned by the Porsche Club 

In early October, to promote the November food drive to its club members and to kick off the campaign, the Porsche Club invited their members to display their classic cars in front of the dealership for the afternoon.

 



Trunks were filled with donated food items.

 

According to Becky Grafer-Harle, Porsche Club Communication’s Chair, the October line up of classic…



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