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Roadshow BMW Donates $6,000 to Kosten Foundation for Roadshow Gives Back Program

Roadshow BMW Donation will go towards Kosten Foundation pancreatic research efforts

Memphis, Tenn., June 25, 2021 – Roadshow BMW announced today it will donate $6,000 to the Kosten Foundation for pancreatic cancer research and support as a part of its Roadshow Gives Back Program. Kosten Foundation supporters test drove more than 100 cars to earn the maximum donation.

“We are extremely grateful to Roadshow BMW for this donation and to all of our supporters for who came out to test drive,” said Alan Kosten, Chairman of the Kosten Foundation, “It is amazing to have the support of the community and local businesses as we work to find a cure for pancreatic cancer.”

The Roadshow Gives Back program partnered with the Kosten Foundation to offer $25 for every test drive done in May. After passing the 100 test drive mark, Roadshow BMW doubled the donation up to the maximum of $6,000.

Every dollar raised by the Kosten Foundation goes toward pancreatic cancer research and support. Since founding in 2003, the Memphis-based nonprofit has donated more than $2.4 million to research programs across the country. They also host a yearly Kick It 5K race for pancreatic cancer research as well as a free monthly virtual support group meeting for pancreatic cancer patients, survivors, and anyone else that wants to attend. You can find more information about the Kosten Foundation on their website kostenfoundation.com.

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Roadshow BMW presents the Kosten Foundation a $6,000 check for pancreatic cancer research and support.

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A Roadshow BMW employee explains the features of a new model to Kosten Foundation Chairman Alan Kosten (right).

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About the Kosten Foundation:

The Kosten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research was founded in 2003 by the family of Herb Kosten after his death due to pancreatic cancer. Kosten’s family sought to improve community support, awareness, and funding for pancreatic cancer, one of the deadliest known cancers. The organization has donated more than $2.4 million for pancreatic cancer research and hosts a very active monthly support group meeting for patients, their families, and anyone interested in learning more about pancreatic cancer. The Kosten Foundation hosts an annual Kick It 5K has grown to include more than 2,500 participants. Money raised from the 5K and other Kosten Foundation events helps fund pancreatic cancer research. For more information about the Kosten Foundation, its programs, and events, visit the website at kostenfoundation.com.

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