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‘LKQ Cares Holiday Vote’ Charitable Program Announced

LKQ has committed to donating $500,000 to a number of philanthropic organizations.


LKQ Corp. yesterday announced its inaugural ‘LKQ Cares Holiday Vote’ charitable program commencing on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, and running through Dec. 12. 


LKQ has committed to donating $500,000 to the following philanthropic organizations, with a portion of donations to be determined by votes submitted by LKQ stakeholders:

American Cancer Society

Collision Repair Education Foundation

Ellen MacArthur Foundation

Feeding America

International Committee of the Red Cross

The LEAF Coalition


United Way Worldwide


World Health Organization (WHO) Foundation

“I am thrilled to announce our first-ever ‘LKQ Cares Holiday Vote’ – a unique program that engages all of our stakeholders and gives them a voice in determining how LKQ donations are allocated in support of important global charitable organizations,” said Dominick Zarcone, president and CEO. “At LKQ, we are always looking for impactful ways to raise the bar in helping those in need within our communities and on a global scale, and this program is a great example.”


As part of this program, each of the organizations will receive an initial $10,000 donation, with the allocation of the remaining $400,000 in funds to be determined based on votes from LKQ employees, customers, investors and other stakeholders. The company expects all donations to be paid by January 2022.

To participate in the LKQ Cares Holiday Vote program and submit votes, visit: