Ford Transit Connect vans donated to charity organisations

Ford has revealed that they will donate five Transit Connect cargo vans to select organisations that provide hunger relief services.

Ford Transit Connect vans are some of the most popular sellers in Ford van dealerships in Andover and the UK as well as being hugely popular across the world, but now the company has revealed that American charity groups in Kansas City, Louisville, Miami, Phoenix, and Dallas will be receiving the vehicles.

Ford to help those in need

According to an article on Trucking Info, the vans will help these charities to pick up food and deliver it to people in need.

The vans can carry up to more than 1,100 meals per vehicle per trip and this will significantly help the US-based charities carry out their relief work.

The first Transit Connect will be donated on 7th December to the Salvation Army in Kansas City, the second will be donated on 8th December to the Dare to Care Food Bank in Louisville. The third van will go to the Chapman Partnership in Miami on December 9th and the fourth and fifth vans will be donated to Matthew's Crossing Food Bank in Chandler and the North Texas Food Bank in Dallas on December 10th and December 11th respectively.

Janet Lawson, director of the Ford Motor Company Fund, said that this will help people in need and said, “These vehicles will deliver meals – not just during this season of giving but throughout the year.”

Although the Transit Connect vans will be donated to charities in the US, the car manufacturer has not revealed whether they will donate vans or any other vehicle to charities based in the UK.

The Ford Transit Connect is renowned for its generous load space and for its power and fuel efficiency, which makes it perfect for carrying the charity’s food and you can buy one for your needs from Ford van dealers in Taunton and in other parts of the UK.

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