Category Archives: Community Involvement

Mobile Blood Drive in June 2022 at Graham Auto Repair

Mobile Blood Drive in June 2022 at Graham Auto Repair

We are hosting another Mobile Blood Drive at Graham Auto Repair on June 11, 2022. Please click the link below to sign up in advance. Walk-in appointments may not be available. Click This Link to Sign Up Or copy/paste this URL into your browser: https://donor.crbs.net/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/33738 Would you like to know what it's like to donate blood at a Mobile Blood Drive? Watch our video below for a short walk through. If you cannot donate with us on June 11th, there are other blood drives available in the Graham Community. Scroll down to see a picture of our 2022 local schedule below. Thank you so much for supporting our community! By donating blood you are saving lives. Please give us a call 253-847-2221. Or click on this  ... read more

Nisqually Valley Home & Garden Show 2022

Nisqually Valley Home & Garden Show 2022

Graham Auto Repair had the opportunity to sponsor the Car Show last month, at the Nisqually Valley Home and Garden Show. Our Marketing Manager, Lacie, attended the Car Show with her two daughters. They got to choose one of the winners of the Car Show! Check out our short video below to see the Sponsor's Choice Winner. Even though it started to rain pretty hard right at the end of the show! The sun came back just in time for us to shoot some pictures with the winner. Our team is looking forward to being part of the Yelm Community. Check out our recent blog for a quick update about about our second shop, which is located in Yelm, WA. We are hoping to open our 2nd shop by the end of May 2022. Keep watching our social media, like Facebook and Instagram ... read more

Mobile Blood Drive February 2022 at Graham Auto Repair

Mobile Blood Drive February 2022 at Graham Auto Repair

Graham Auto Repair is hosting another Mobile Blood Drive on February 5, 2022. Before you Donate Blood: Make sure that you eat well, drink plenty of non-caffeinated fluids, and bring your picture ID. If you are under the age of 18, you must have a signed, "Parental Permission to Donate" Form. Important Note: You must sign up in advance to donate blood. Walk-in Blood Donations may not be accepted at this time. Thank you! Click This Link to Sign UpOr copy/paste this URL into your browser: https://donor.crbs.net/donor/schedules/d ... read more

Wounded Warrior Project - Carry Forward 5K

Wounded Warrior Project - Carry Forward 5K

This year on Veterans Day 2021, we are kicking off a Fundraising Campaign at Graham Auto Repair! This is a six month campaign that will culminate in a Carry Forward 5K event on Military Appreciation Day, May 15, 2022. There are a lot of Veterans in our community, including several who work on our team at Graham Auto Repair. Veterans have sacrificed so much for our Nation! This fundraiser is an opportunity for us to show our support by giving back. We want to help ensure that our Warriors get the support they need. The Wounded Warrior Project is a non-profit company, working hard to support our Veterans. The Mission at Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) is "to honor and empower wounded warriors." The Carry Forward 5K is our chance to put their mission into motion! We will spend the next six months accepting ... read more

What Is Socktember?

What Is Socktember?

What is SOCK-Tember?? In this video Lacie from Graham Auto Repair, met-up with Jon from ARES "Advanced Restoration Environmental Services" in Graham, WA. They discuss SOCKtember, what it is, how it works, and why we are doing it.   During the month of September businesses are collecting New Socks that will be donated to local charities. There are many different teams competing to collect the most New Socks this year! At Graham Auto Repair we are a drop-off location for TeamARES aka "The Best Dang Sock-Raising Team" in Pierce County, WA. We want to raise A LOT of socks this year so that we can WIN!! And of course to support local charities! Here Are the Sock Drop-Off Sites for our Team:  - Graham Auto Rep ... read more

Socktember 2021 at Graham Auto Repair

Socktember 2021 at Graham Auto Repair

  Have you heard about SOCKTember?? During the month of September Businesses are collection New Socks that will be donated to local charities. Our Team at Graham Auto Repair has joined up with TeamARES as a drop-off location for all of your sock donations!! Who is TeamARES? ARES is a local business that is partnered with the Graham Business Association, just like we are. ARES stands for "Advanced Restoration Environmental Services." Their team assists their clients through the process of Home Repair Insurance Claims, for things like fire and water damage. You can check out their website here: https://www.aresrestoration.com/ We will be making a video for SOCKtember next week. In the meantime, you can check out this YouTube video by The DYOJO: Drop off your New Sock Donations in September at Graham Auto Repair! Thank you so much for your support! If you have any questions or would like to schedu ... read more

Mobile Blood Drive April 2021

Mobile Blood Drive April 2021

April 2021 Mobile Blood Drive Graham Auto Repair is hosting a Mobile Blood Drive April 24, 2021. Before you Donate Blood: Make sure that you eat well, drink plenty of non-caffeinated fluids, and bring your picture ID. If you are under the age of 18, you must have a signed, "Parental Permission to Donate" Form. Important Note: You must sign up in advance to donate blood. Walk-in Blood Donations may not be accepted at this time. Thank you! Click This Link to Sign UpOr copy/paste this URL into your browser: https://donor.crbs ... read more

Brakes for Breasts 2020 Results

Brakes for Breasts 2020 Results

    Brakes for Breasts 2020 Results   Watch this video for an update on how much money we were able to donate toward the Brakes for Breasts Fundraiser for 2020. Thank you to everyone who came to Graham Auto Repair during the campaign to have their Brakes Serviced at our Shop! Our donation was made possible because of you! Update from the 2020 Brakes for Breasts Campaign: 2020 was the 10 year anniversary for the Brakes for Breasts Fundraiser, and it was their best fundraising year since they started! They surpassed $200k in donations this year, making their total donations over the past 10 years over $1 million dollars! That is awesome news, and we are so thankful that we were able to participate in 2020. We are looking forward to participating again in October 2021! Here are the links to our Social Media Pages and our Website: TikTok ... read more

November 2020 | Mobile Blood Drive with CrossFit Deluge

November 2020 | Mobile Blood Drive with CrossFit Deluge

    November 2020 Mobile Blood Drive In November 2020 Graham Auto Repair partnered with CrossFit Deluge to hold a Mobile Blood Drive with Cascade Regional Blood Services. Check out the video above to see some of the Event Day footage. We will be holding another Mobile Blood Drive on December 29, 2020. Our next Mobile Blood Drive will be located at Graham Auto Repair. Event Details: Important Note: You must sign up in advance to this event. Walk-in Blood Donations may not be accepted at this time. Thank you! How to Sign Up ... read more

Mobile Blood Drive at Graham Auto Repair

Mobile Blood Drive at Graham Auto Repair

    Mobile Blood Drive at Graham Auto Repair In October I had the opportunity to meet with Racheal, the Director of Donor Resources, from Cascade Regional Blood Services. I asked her a few questions about what it is like to donate blood with them, especially with social distancing and safety measures. I was able to go down to one of their Mobile Blood Drive sites and walk through the steps of donating blood to make a video for you, and in preparation for this blog. Then, in November, I got to donate blood at our joint Mobile Blood Drive with CrossFit Deluge here in Graham, WA. Just a little bit of personal information for anyone who is reading this and may be nervous about donating blood - I was very nervous before donating blood this November! After some encouragement from David, the Shop Foreman at Graham Auto Repair, I decided to go ahead and donate blood. It went so much better than I expected! The staff at the Mobile Blood Site from Cascade Regional Bl ... read more

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