AutoZone's support of the following agencies is made possible by the success of our company, and a deep commitment to provide amenities and a better quality of life for Memphians.
ArtsMemphis, an arts fundraising organization whose mission is raising funds to ensure excellence in the arts and build a vibrant cultural community for everyone, is one of the largest United Arts Fund in the entire country.
AutoZone hosts an annual ArtsMemphis campaign providing AutoZoners a chance to learn more about ArtsMemphis, local arts groups and an opportunity to make a contribution to ArtsMemphis.
If you are interested in learning more about ArtsMemphis, or making a donation, visit ArtsMemphis.org.
As the need for blood increases in the Mid-South, so does AutoZone's commitment to help Lifeblood. For years now, AutoZoners have remained Active blood donors - they never hesitate to roll up their sleeves for patients in need. LifeBlood hosts four blood drives per year at the AutoZone Store Support Center, and hundreds of AutoZoners donate blood each year.
Mid-South Food Bank
With thousands of Mid-Southerners depending on the Food Bank for their meals each year, AutoZone has made raising food, money and awareness for the Mid-South Food Bank one of its top community priorities.
The Mid-South Food Bank serves a 31-county region across Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, which includes more than 230 agencies, including food pantries, schools and nonprofit organizations.
The Mid-South Food Bank has been one of the long-time beneficiaries of the annual AutoZone Merchants' Classic golf tournament. AutoZoners in Memphis support the Mid-South Food Bank through the matching gift program. AutoZone has been a long-term partner and sponsor of the Food for Backpacks program, special events and capital improvements.
If you are interested in learning more about the Mid-South Food Bank, or wish to make a donation, visit Mid-SouthFoodBank.org.
National Civil Rights Museum
The National Civil Rights Museum, housed in the Lorraine Motel in Memphis and the assassination site of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., is the first of its kind in the country. With a commitment to those who fought for freedom, it houses the country's most comprehensive collection of historic archives and information on the American Civil Rights Movement.
Since the museum opened in 1991 and underwent major renovations in 2014, AutoZone has provided various forms of support: AutoZoners have volunteered to provide technical assistance, IT support and retail guidance in the gift shop, and AutoZone has served as a major sponsor of the Museum's Annual Freedom Awards Dinner.
If you are interested in learning more about the National Civil Rights Museum, or to make a donation, visit CivilRightsMuseum.org.
The Salvation Army
The AutoZone Store Support Center continues to be the Salvation Army's Angel Tree Program presenting sponsor. This is an annual program designed to spread holiday cheer and provide gifts to children and senior citizens. AutoZoners adopt more than 300 angels and provide them with toys, new bikes and clothing, in addition to providing trucks and logistics support, volunteers and funding for the annual Holiday program, which serves more than 5,000 individuals in-need each year.
AutoZone has also been a Hardin Annual Dinner sponsor and provided support for the Women's Shelter for single women. As a result, the twenty bed lodge is known as the "Zone," an emergency shelter for homeless women who stay an average of 15 days. In addition, AutoZone provided funding for the Memphis-area Ray & Joan Kroc Community Center, a 10,000 sq. ft. facility Which houses the "Adventure Zone," among vast other community resources, facilities and wellness programs.
If you are interested in learning more about the Salvation Army, or to make a donation, visit SalvationArmyMemphis.org.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Founded in 1962 by the late entertainer Danny Thomas, St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and 70 countries. Families at St. Jude don't pay for medical treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay.
AutoZone proudly serves as a national sponsor of the St. Jude "Thanks and Giving" campaign, a fundraising effort that takes place around the winter Holiday season. In addition, St. Jude is the sole beneficiary of the AutoZone Liberty Bowl, a championship college football game, which features special events, national telecast and promotions that raise funds and awareness of the lifesaving work performed at St. Jude.
If you are interested in learning more about St. Jude, or to make a donation, visit StJude.org.
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