Ford Motor Company and Quirk Ford of Belfast partnered to help raise money in support of Belfast Area High School as part of Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program.

Midcoast community members put pedals to the metal and helped raise up to $2,420 for Belfast Area High School by test-driving  Ford and Mercury vehicles. Quirk worked with Belfast Area High School to host the one-day event May 8. Approximately 121 people came into the dealership, and for each participant who came from a unique household, Ford and Quirk will donate $20.

Since the start of the program in 2007, Ford’s Drive One 4 UR School program has raised more than $2.3 million for close to 700 high schools across the country. The monies raised during the Drive One 4 UR School program have helped fund extracurricular activities like sports and band programs, helping to ensure that these programs continue in local communities.

“It was great to see so many people come out and support Belfast Area High School. The day also provided us with a great chance to showcase our outstanding lineup of vehicles in a fun, casual environment,” said Jack Quirk, president of Quirk Auto Group.