Our Community Partners
Simon Kenton Pathfinders
In 1997, a group of 17 people organized the Simon Kenton Pathfinders (SKP) to form a shared-use bike trail in Champaign County, Ohio. It follows an abandoned railroad line once considered a dumping grounds full of old tires, bags of trash and a place for homeless people to reside.
Living Classrooms Foundation
In its ongoing commitment to advancing education and creating experiences of discovery that help young people achieve their dreams, Honda has partnered with Living Classrooms Foundation to give students from high-risk environments a unique maritime experience.
Trombone Shorty Foundation
New Orleans, Louisiana
Acura is building on the brand’s 18-year commitment to the music and arts of New Orleans as the automaker joined iconic bandleader, singer, songwriter and producer, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, as Official Automotive Partner of the Trombone Shorty Foundation’s Shorty Fest and Trad Fridays in 2017. Acura’s support of the non-profit Trombone Shorty Foundation will help the organization create a year-round impact on the city’s cultural community and further its commitment to perpetuate the musical heritage of New Orleans through music education, instruction, mentorship and performance. To learn more, please watch the video below.
Lakota Star Knowledge Project
Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota
To address the issue of low science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) proficiency on the reservation and increase exposure to STEM opportunities, Oglala Lakota College and the American Honda Foundation partnered on the Lakota Star Knowledge Project. The program provides STEM curriculum, research and outreach to kindergarten through twelfth-grade Native American youth on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. A new Honda Community Partners Spotlight video about the program can be seen below:
Ohio Wildlife Center
Honda Manufacturing of America Inc. has a longstanding relationship with the Ohio Wildlife Center, based near Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Wildlife Center’s mission is threefold: Providing for care of injured and orphan wildlife native to Ohio with the goal of rehabilitation; conservation education and SCRAM Wildlife control. Click on the video below to learn more about this organization.