Local new and used car dealer hits £90,000 donation mark for inclusive entertainment charity

A new and used car dealership with stores in Wrexham has raised £90,000 to support non-profit organization Circus Starr.

This year Swansway Motor Group, which owns Wrexham Volkswagen and Volkswagen Van Center Wrexham, is entering its sixth year of continued support for Circus Starr.

The association aims to bring the magic of the circus to underprivileged children and families.

Swansway Motor Group’s latest donation, with the sale of 89 Motability vehicles in January, February and March, Swansway donated a further £1,780 to Circus Starr.

This brings the total donations over six years to more than £90,000.

For every vehicle sold under the motability scheme, Swansway Group donates £20 to enable a child and their carer to attend a Circus Starr performance.

In 2020 and early 2021 Circus Starr were unable to hold any shows, during this time the money donated by Swansway Motor Group was used to directly support Circus Starr.

With Circus Starr now back on the road, the money donated will once again fund tickets for the children and their carer.

Sarah Hall, Head of Communications and Engagement at Circus Starr, said: “As always, we really appreciate Swansway’s continued support, their latest donation will help fund tickets for vulnerable children and their families to create together exciting and precious new memories, after all. , every child deserves magic.

A spokesperson for Swansway Motor Group, added;: “The automotive trade faced several challenges in 2021 which continued into 2022, inventory supply issues affected our ability to fulfill new car orders , which directly affects our Motability customers when looking for a new vehicle.

“Despite these challenges, it is important for us to continue our collaboration with Circus Starr. Their fantastic work brings smiles to children and their families across the UK and we are so proud to be able to support them in the mission.

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