Thrive And Drive: Drawing May 14th For Winner Of New 2014 Soul

VanDevere will be picking a lucky winner of a 2014 Kia Soul on Thursday May 14th. Over the past many months, 15 Local organizations have sold raffle tickets to raise money for their respected organizations. Over that time, hundreds of raffle tickets have been sold and over $10,000 has been raised in our local Akron community to support these organizations and their children.

Stay tuned for our winner and Good Luck to everyone who took part in this years Thrive and Drive program!

Participating Organizations:

Field High School
Ohio Lightning
Tallmadge Little League
Tallmadge Fury
Manikiki Nation Indian Guides (Canton)
Nomads Elite Baseball
Barberton Youth Wrestling
Coventry H.S. basketball
Green youth baseball
Stem H.S.
Akron Soap Box Derby
Camp Y-Noah
Wesley Foundation
Buchtel H.S. PTA

Thrive & Drive: 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Pickup – Archbishop Hoban High School

Jeff Stetz from Hoban High School stopped in to pickup their Thrive & Drive Vehicle, a 2015 Chevrolet Cruze. Last year, Hoban was able to raise over $85,000 from the VanDevere Thrive & Drive program by selling raffle tickets at school events. This year, they hope to beat that amount and bring in even more money for their school. If you would like to support Hoban High School and enter to win this brand new Cruze, contact the school office to find out how you could purchase your raffle tickets.

Thrive & Drive: 2 More Organizations On Board for May 14 Drawing

The VanDevere Bunch would like to welcome the Wesley Foundation and Buchtel High School PTA to this years Thrive & Drive fundraiser. With the addition of these 2 organizations, VanDevere has a total of 15 community youth groups selling raffle tickets to raise money benefitting their respected organization. The drawing for the lucky winner of a brand new Kia Soul from VanDevere is right around the corner on May 14th. There is still plenty of time for you to buy a ticket from one of the depicted organizations for your chance to win!

Thrive & Drive: New Participants Announced, Your Organization Could Still Be Added!

The VanDevere Bunch would like to welcome the additions of Green Youth Baseball, STEM HS, and Akron Soap Box Derby to the growing list of Thrive & Drive participants.

If your organization is looking for a fun way to raise money, VanDevere still has tickets left for this program. If interested, please contact Sandy at VanDevere Chevrolet.

Thrive & Drive: Akron Rotary Club – 2015 Chevrolet Sonic Pickup for Chili Open

The Akron Rotary Club was at VanDevere to pickup their brand new 2015 Chevrolet Sonic for their Chili Open. VanDevere’s Thrive & Drive program works with local groups and organizations within the community to help them raise money. This 2015 Chevy Spark was donated to the Rotary Club as a part of their big Chili Open.  The 25th annual Wayne Homes Chili Open will be held February 7th, Tee Times: 9 am to 1:30 pm at Hale Farm. Help support children with disabilities!

For more information on the Chili Open and how you can be entered to win this Sonic while supporting the Chili Open and Children with Disabilities, please visit:

Thrive & Drive: Archbishop Hoban Winner of a New Chevrolet Cruze!

Congratulations to Veronica Snock and Family from Cuyahoga Falls! Veronica is this year’s winner of a brand new Chevrolet Cruze from VanDevere as a part of the Thrive & Drive program supporting Archbishop Hoban High School. Veronica purchased her 2 tickets from her niece who attends Hoban.

This year, Hoban was able to sell over $85,000 in raffle ticket sales, setting a new record for the VanDevere Thrive & Drive program! All proceeds from ticket sales go right back into the school giving students the opportunity to Thrive while Veronica Drives away in her new car from VanDevere!

Congratulations again to the Snock family on their new car and the Hoban staff and students for a great year in ticket sales!

There Is Still Time! Get Your Tickets To Raise Money For Your Local Organization!

Are looking for a fun way to raise money for your local group or organization? The VanDevere Bunch still has over 16,00 Thrive & Drive tickets available to pass to local organizations. Contact Sandy (see image) at VanDevere to get your tickets so that you can sell them off to raise money for your group today. Remember, every ticket sold is a chance to win a brand new Kia Soul from VanDevere!

Thrive & Drive Winner! April from Knights Of Columbus / St. Sebastian’s

Congratulations to April Deming from Cuyahoga Falls. She is the winner of a brand new Sonic from the VanDevere Thrive & Drive program. This Sonic was donated to Knights of Columbus Council 14255 ( / St. Sebastian’s Parish where they in return sold 1567 tickets at $10 a piece to raise a total of $15,670.

These funds will then be going toward scholarships for parish 8th grade students planning to attend local catholic high schools; stipends for parish seminarians; tuition support for parish high school youths attending Franciscan Univ. of Steubenville Annual Youth Conferences; scholarship endowment and general charitable activities of Council 14255.

New Youth Group Participants: VanDevere Thrive & Drive

The VanDevere Bunch helps support local schools and organizations with their Thrive & Drive program. These organizations raise money by collectively selling raffle tickets to a brand new Kia Soul, donated by VanDevere, with all proceeds going back to the selling organization.

Nomad’s Elite Baseball, Camp Y-Noah, and Barberton Youth Wrestling are the newest participants in this years giveaway.

VanDevere is still accepting participants for this years Thrive & Drive program, see image below for contact information.