Community Partnerships

Modern Makes a Difference
At Modern Automotive, we understand that our success comes from our customers. So it’s only natural we want to give back to the communities that have helped us grow from one dealership in 1933, to sixteen across North Carolina.
If you would like to submit a sponsorship or donation request, please email ModernMakesADifference@modernauto.com and please provide as much information as possible.

Modern’s Partners in the Community

 

 

To date – Modern has provided over 1 million meals to individuals and families affected by the pandemic.

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest North Carolina’s mission is to provide food assistance through a network of partners, while educating and engaging our communities in the eliminations of hunger and its causes.

www.secondharvestnwnc.org


Thunderbirds Carolina

Presenting Partner

The Carolina Thunderbirds is the area’s only professional hockey team. Professional ice hockey has been a part of the Winston-Salem community on and off since 1973 when the Polar Twins played in the Southern Hockey League. The city last saw a full time tenant during the 2008-09 hockey season. Winston- Salem based teams have all averaged a minimum of 1100 fans a game. There is also a strong youth hockey, college club and other ice users programs present in the Triad.

www.carolinathunderbirds.com


United Way

Over 1.2 Million Dollars in Employee and Corporate Donations since 2000

The United Way is focused on creating community-based and community-led solutions that strengthen the cornerstones for a good quality of life: education, financial stability and health.

www.unitedwaync.org


Walk MS

Title Sponsor of Walk MS Greater Carolinas Chapter since 2004

Walk MS® brings you together with our community of passionate people to connect and raise funds to change the world for everyone affected by multiple sclerosis.

www.carolinaswalkms.org


Bowman Gray Stadium

Bowman Gray Pace Car Sponsor since 1998

NASCAR’s longest-running weekly race track. Weekly races include the modified, sportsman, street stock and stadium stock divisions, April through August.

www.bowmangrayracing.com


WSSU

Official Car Company of WSSU Athletics since 2012

Winston-Salem State University’s department of athletics offers a comprehensive intercollegiate athletic program for all students fielding teams in men’s and women’s cross country, women’s track and field, football, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s volleyball, softball baseball, as well as bowling. Varsity and junior varsity cheerleading also function within the department as athletic teams.

www.wssurams.com


 

Kiwanis Pancake Day

Title Sponsor since 2012

The Pancake Jamboree is a fundraising event for the Twin City Kiwanis Club. All proceeds benefit their youth programs that help children thrive, prosper and reach their full potential.

twin-city.kiwanisone.org


Sponsor of Fiesta and Spanish Nite

Established in 1992 to foster diversity and raise awareness by serving as a liaison between the non-Hispanic and Hispanic communities. The Hispanic League is a 501©3 non-profit organization that strives to improve the quality of life for Hispanics/Latinos through promoting community inclusion, education, health and multicultural understanding.

www.hispanicleague.org


March of Dimes

Providing Transportation for March for Babies since 2011

The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. March for Babies is a fundraising walk event to help more babies be born healthy

https://www.marchofdimes.org/


The Shephards Center

Sponsor of the Annual Used Book Sale

The Shepherd’s Center of Greater Winston-Salem is an interfaith ministry that promotes and supports successful aging by providing direct services, volunteer opportunities, and enrichment programs for older adults.

www.shepherdscenter.org


The Hunger and Health Coalition strives each and every day to ensure that our local community members have every chance of leading healthy lifestyles of their own, through food services, medication assistance, heating assistance, backpack program, and more.

www.hungerandhealthcoalition.com


American Red Cross

Presenting Sponsor of the Give Me Shelter Gala since 2012

The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world

www.redcross.org


PEA

Silver Sponsor of the Piedmont Earth Day Fair

Piedmont Environmental Alliance inspires people to make choices that protect and restore the environment. Earth Day Fair is the event for celebrating sustainability and green living in the region, with great food and music, activities for adults and kids, and wonderful exhibitors and sponsors.

www.peanc.org


Senior Services

Helping Meals on Wheels Volunteers deliver meals since 2012

Senior Services help older adults remain at home for as long as possible and to help them live with dignity. With concern for those who care for senior adults, they also help caregivers through services and education that will benefit them.

www.seniorservicesinc.org


Riverwood

Premier Sponsor since 2011

Riverwood Therapeutic Riding Center provides quality, professional equine assisted activities for both children and adults with special needs. Equine assisted activities help to improve muscle tone, balance, posture, coordination and motor development as well as emotional well-being.

riverwoodtrc.org


Indo Us Cultural

The Indo-US Cultural Association serves as a bridge between Indians and local American community and serves as a platform for local Indian families to connect with Indian culture. Through celebration of festivals especially Diwali, children and adults displayed their talents and exposed Indian art to their American friends.


Carolina Z club

The Carolina Z Club is where Z/G/GT-R enthusiasts of the Carolinas come together since 1995 to enjoy cars and make friends while being diverse and inclusive in all aspects of the Club.


Arts Council

Sponsor of the Spring Arts Extravaganza since 2014

Arts Extravaganza in collaboration with the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School System features the best artwork from elementary, middle schools and high schools in the system, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and mixed media.
The Arts Council enriches the quality of life for people in Winston-Salem and neighboring communities by raising funds for the arts, advocating for the arts, sponsoring events in conjunction with other arts organizations, providing educational opportunities strengthening cultural resources, developing social capital, and aiding economic development.

intothearts.org


Kaleideum is an interactive museum of arts, sciences, and exploration to reimagine learning and better meet the needs of our diverse community by providing more access to informal science discovery and cultural experiences.

kaleideum.org


RMHC programs help alleviate some financial burdens for families with sick children. We help our families save over $930 million each year in lodging and meal costs alone. The Ronald McDonald House provides a “home away from home” for families with children receiving treatment in community medical facilities.

www.rmhc.org


Provides resources and support for families with neonatal intensive care unit survivors who continue to have medical challenges.

beemighty.org


ABC of NC Child Development Center is committed to providing quality individualized educational services based on evidence-based practices in the field of autism treatment to children with autism spectrum disorders and their families.

abcofnc.org


The Crosby Scholars Program is a unique college access program for students in grades 6-12, preparing students academically, financially, and personally for successful college enrollment.

www.crosbyscholars.org


High School Sponsorships

High Schools in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Burlington, Boone, Hickory, Lake Norman, and Concord


Character Courage Loyalty

Little League Sponsorships


PYFCL

Piedmont Youth Football & Cheer League Sponsorships

Winston-Salem Tiny Indians


These are just a few examples of Modern’s proud partnership and commitment to doing our part where we live and work. So when you purchase, trade or service your vehicle at any one of our dealerships, you can be assured that your business with us is contributing to Modern Making a Difference for you.