Our Community Involvement

As a Family owned Maine Company, giving back to the communities we serve is an integral part of our business. Each year we get involved with many charity events, sponsorships, and try to give back as much as possible. Each year we sponsor or get involved with over 50 different charities and local organizations that do good things for our community. In recent years we have been supporters of the Easter Seals of Maine Veterans Program, Camp Sunshine, Christmas is for Kids, Salvation Army, Big Brothers Big Sisters, March of Dimes, No Kid Hungry, and the Boy Scouts of Maine to name a few. We also take pride in supporting our local schools, sports teams, Police and Firemen.

Here are some photos that highlight some of our community involvement.

Mascot Day at Lost Valley

Otto the Moose had a BLAST at this year's 4th Annual Mascot Day at Lost Valley!



Veteran's Count Maine

Bill Dodge Auto Group was the title sponsor for this year's Veterans Count Maine "Make 12 Hours Count Radio Thon Maine"!  It is always a honor to help raise money for our Maine Veterans and their families.

Maine Children's Cancer Program

During the month of July, the Bill Dodge Auto Group donated $100 from every vehicle sold to the Maine Children's Cancer Program towards their mission to Strike Out Cancer in Kids!  The grand total donated was $40,200 which will go to help families that have children battling cancer.  A big THANK YOU to everyone who helped make this happen!



WPOR 101.9 Concert at the Beach

We had a lot of fun at the annual WPOR 101.9 Concert at the Beach presented by Bill Dodge Nissan.  It was a great show with amazing talent!



Great Falls Balloon Festival

Otto enjoyed walking in the parade for the Great Falls Balloon Festival again this year!  



Classic Car Show

Otto was invited to the first annual Classic Car Show at The Woods at Canco! Otto got to check out some amazing classic cars and hang out with some of the wonderful attendees!



Bill Dodge Auto Group hosted the "Make 12 Hours Count Radio Thon Maine" with the Easterseals Maine's Veterans Count Maine again this year.  The event raised over $63,000 to help veterans right here in Maine!



Bill Dodge Cadillac was proud to have a display at the 50th Annual Portland Home Show and sign customers up for a 24-hour test drive!  Otto the Moose also stopped by to join in the fun.



Hire A Vet Campaign recognized the Bill Dodge Auto Group with leading the automotive segment of participating employers by hiring 17 Veterans in 2018.



The Old Orchard Beach Little League Snack Shack was unfortunately destroyed by a fire started by a lightning strike.  The Bill Dodge Auto Group donated funds needed to complete the rebuild and we're beyond humbled that they named the snack shack after us!



Otto enjoyed attending the May Day Festival Parade in Kennebunk.



Some of Bill Dodge's amazing employees donated their time to help the United Way of Greater Portland with their 2019 Dirty Hands & Big Hearts Day of Action.  Some helped clean up the grounds at a Portland school while others volunteered to read to students at a local Westbrook School.




Otto had a blast hanging with this friends at the 25th Annual Bike Rodeo & Family Safety Day hosted by the Rotary Club of Brunswick.



A local business is surprised with two dozen delicious donuts from Tony's Donut Shop on Fridays! Check out our Facebook page to nominate a business.



Otto was invited back to the Cape Elizabeth Family Fun Day where he was spotted enjoying himself in the parade as well as meeting new friends!



The Windham Summerfest was another hit for Otto this year!  He was able to enjoy the sun while walking the streets of Windham in the parade.



Otto was honored to throw out the first pitch at the Portland Sea Dogs game for Brunswick Community Night!



One of Otto's favorite summer activities is attending the Yarmouth Clam Festival! As always, he had a TON of fun, especially walking in the parade.



Since July is National Ice Cream Month what better way for Otto to celebrate then to attend the Ice Cream Social at The Woods at Canco to benefit Camp Sunshine!  The Bill Dodge Auto Group sponsored the dunk tank which was a big contributor to raising over $1,300 for Camp Sunshine, which helps support children with life threatening illnesses.



Otto the Moose enjoyed a hitting the ski slopes for Mascot Day at Lost ValleyHere is Otto with some of the other mascots that were in attendance.


Otto was very excited to be invited to STRIVE Rocks 2019!  This event raised a record breaking $111,269 which will go to assisting local teens and young adults with developmental disabilities in utilizing resources within their community.


Another successful year at the Christmas is for Kids oil change charity event hosted at 3 Bill Dodge Auto Group locations.  All money raised goes to helping make the Holidays a little brighter for children right here in Maine.  With ANOTHER record breaking year, we donated $32,500 to WPOR 101.9's Christmas is For Kids Charity.



Otto spent the night jamming out to Walker Hayes, Jonny McGuire, Alissa Griffith, and Maine's own, Joseph Gallant!!  WPOR 101.9's 2019 Jingle Jam concert was another huge hit with all proceeds benefiting the Christmas is for Kids Charity.


Bill Dodge Auto Group hosted WGAN NEWSRADIO for the Veterans Count Maine Veterans Day Fundraiser.  In the few short hours of the broadcast, we raised a total of $6,000 to give veterans "a hand up".  We thank everyone who donated to this very worthy cause and a big thank you to all the Vets for their commitment and sacrifice for our country.


As a THANK YOU to all active Military and Veterans, regular oil changes were only $11.11 for them during the month of November.  We completed a total of 852 oil change specials!


Otto enjoyed a day of fun in downtown Kennebunk at HarvestFest!  The day started off with a festive costume parade then continued with face painting, pumpkin decorating, and bounce houses!
Bill Dodge Auto Group employees pooled together $950 to help spread Christmas cheer to a Salvation Army family and senior citizen.



Otto enjoyed an amazing night at WPOR's sold out 2018 Jingle Jam concert featuring Chris Lane, Lindsay Ell, and Carlton Anderson.




Bill Dodge Auto Group hosted the annual oil change charity event to help raise money for children in Maine.  With a record breaking year, they donated over $27,000 to WPOR's Christmas is For Kids charity.



After hearing that the Biddeford Food Pantry wouldn't have enough turkeys for families this Thanksgiving, Bill Dodge Nissan surprised them with 25 turkeys!





The 6th Annual Bill Dodge Fall Festival was so much fun! Thank you to everyone who came out to participate in all of the fun!


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Bill Dodge GMC Business Elite was once again on display at the147th Annual Cumberland Fair It's always an exciting and fun week for us at the fair!




Otto always looks forward to this event and helping senior citizens connect with businesses and resources within the community.


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Otto was lucky enough to attend WPOR's 9th Annual Concert at the Beach where he was able to sneak a pic with one of his favorite Country Music performers, Cam.


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An incredibly inspiring friend of Otto the Moose, Destiny, started a lemonade stand to raise money for The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital at Maine Medical Center.  Destiny had recently underwent brain surgery and wanted to give back to the people who had helped her.  Such an amazing inspiration to us all, Otto wanted to help support his friend by getting some tastey lemonade.






Otto was seen mingling at the 26th Annual Great Falls Balloon Festival Parade






Bill Dodge Hyundai attended the 164th
Topsham Fair with vehicles on display.



The Yarmouth Clam Festival Parade is one of Otto's favorites!  Thousands of locals jam the sidewalks to watch the floats, marching bands, and unique entertainers from all over Maine and New England!





Otto the Moose was spotted at the 36th Annual Moxie Festival in Lisbon, Maine!




Otto the Moose attended Kennebunk's 20th Annual May Day Festival!


Bill Dodge Hyundai is honored to be part of the Hyundai Hope on Wheels program, which raises money to fund research aimed at fighting childhood cancer.




Bill Dodge Hyundai Donut Drop surprises local businesses with two dozen delicious donuts on Fridays!



Bill Dodge Auto Group assisted the American Red Cross in saving lives by hosting a blood drive.





Otto the Moose was invited to join other local mascots for Lost Valley's Mascot Day!




Bill Dodge Auto Group hosted the 3rd Annual "Make 12 Hours Count Radiothon Maine" with the Easterseals Maine's Veterans Count Maine raising over $50,000.




Otto the Moose attended the Westbrook Together Days for a day of fun and festivities!



Bill Dodge Auto Group hosts the Veterans Count Radiothon with Easterseals Maine and raises over $48,000 to benefit Maine Veterans.




Otto the Moose and other local mascots attend Lost Valley Family Fun Day.




Bill Dodge Auto Group presenting sponsor of the Great State of Maine Airshow, bringing family fun to over 55,000 people in a 2-day event.






Otto the Moose attends Cape Elizabeth's Family Fun day parade.




Bill Dodge Kia hosts American Idol Auditions and sends finalists on to the Boston Auditions for the reality singing show.




BMW of Westbrook hosted the 5th Annual Auction Gala to benefit the Boy Scouts of Amercia Pinetree Council and helped raise over $100,000 for local scouts.




Bill Dodge Auto Group hosts their annual blood drive with American Red Cross and collects almost 100 pints of blood in one day!





Food pantries!  We donated over $13,000 to help our local communities.




Our Pre-owned Super Centers had a summer promo and gave away a free car!




Bill Dodge Auto Group was the Transportation Sponsor of the Maine Suitcase Party, helping to raise almost $200,000 for Camp Sunshine!




Bill Dodge Auto Group Fall Festival brings in hundreds of families for a one day fall event with free pumpkins, candy, face painting, and fun!




Bill Dodge Auto Group teamed up with WPOR 101.9 to host the annual oil change charity event to benefit Christmas is for Kids, raising $24,000!




Bill Dodge Auto Group employees donated $700 to help make Christmas a little brighter for a Salvation Army family and senior citizen.


Bill Dodge Auto Group has also made donations to support the following teams, organizations, and charities:

Civil Air Patrol


Cape Elizabeth High School Soccer

Westbrook High School Football

Witches Wear Pink | Coast 93.1

Maine Sheriffs' Association


Westbrook / Gorham Community Chamber of Commerce


Veterans of Foreign Wars

Westbrook Kiwanis

97.9 WJBQ Cans for a Cure


Saco River Valley Kiwanis


Hot Pursuit Car Show | Brunswick Police Benefit Association

Windham Little League Softball All Stars

Brunswick High School Boys' Lacrosse

Westbrook Food Pantry | Climb Aboard the Food Train

Gray New Gloucester Patriot Lacrosse Club

South Portland Firefighters | Checking for Charity

Almost Home Rescue

Saco Little League

Sweetser | Sold on Kids Auction


Brunswick Parks & Rec Basketball Tournament

The Heart of Hope Charitable Fund

Westbrook Little League

Special Olympics Maine

Westbrook Soccer Club

Windham Youth Football

Brunswick Youth Soccer League

Woodfords Family Services

Gorham-Windham Firefighters, Local 4095

Fight Hard 5K


Windham Police Association


Children's Museum and Theatre


Gray New Gloucester High School Robotics Team


Portland Little League

Cancer Community Center

Westbrook Little League

Southern Maine Supernova Baseball Team



Gorham-Windham-Westbrook Police Triad


Brunswick High School Players


The Skating Club of Brunswick


Cape Elizabeth High School Boys Lacrosse

Yarmouth Little League


Maine Highland Games


Maine Children's Cancer Program


Strive

Brunswick High School Girl's Ice Hockey 

Windham High School Basketball

Brunswick High School Boy's Basketball

Cape Elizabeth High School Girl's Basketball

Brunswick High School Players

Cape Elizabeth High School Boy's Ice Hockey

Horizons Living & Rehab Center

Henry James Hartford Golf Classic


People's Choice Credit Union | Ending Maine Hunger


Wreaths Across America


Home Instead Senior Care | Be a Santa to a Senior


Biddeford High School


Portland Firefighters Local 740


Brunswick Cal Ripkin Baseball/Softball


Sacopee Valley End 68 Hours of Hunger


D24.org


Arts are Elementary


The Theater Project


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