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Classic Ford Lincoln of Columbia, a part of the Mills Automotive Group, gives SC UpLift Community Outreach over 4,000 PPE face masks to distribute to the community

[Columbia, SC, December 17,2020]   Classic Ford Lincoln of Columbia, a part of the Mills Automotive group, is actively involved in the Ford Minority Dealers Association (Ford MDA).  Ford and Ford MDA are serious about helping underserved and at-risk areas that may have a higher propensity to contract, be hospitalized and die from COVID-19.  The Mills Automotive group is taking the opportunity to distribute more than 15,000 PPE face masks to communities in South and North Carolina through their Ford stores.

“SC UpLift Community Outreach is grateful to Mr. Damian Mills, Mr. Jamil Stanton, and Classic Ford Lincoln for realizing the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic and being an active participate in the community by providing face masks.  SC UpLift will continue to pay it forward by distributing these face masks to residents of our rental properties as well as partnering with local churches, other non-profits, and local agencies who serve those who are most vulnerable and at-risk.”       Kevin E. Wimberly, Co-Founder/CEO of SC UpLift Community Outreach

About Mills Automotive Group

Mills Automotive Group operates 14 dealerships in South Carolina, North Carolina, and West VirginiaWe have a strong committed sales staff with many years of experience satisfying our customers’ needs.  Owner, Damian Mills, has been a leader in giving back to communities he serves through direct contributions and volunteer services.  Food for the hungry, emergency relief for disaster survivors, rehabilitation for those suffering from drug and alcohol abuse, clothing, and shelter for people in need have been the efforts provided by our group.  Children and schools have also been how we assist our communities.  Contributing to local schools to help with supplies, uniforms, tutoring and aid/support for teachers are important to the Mills Automotive Group. 

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About SC UpLift Community Outreach

Established 12 years ago in February 2008, SC UpLift Community Outreach is nonprofit corporation tax-exempt community housing development organization in South Carolina.  Through the vision of Kevin and Tammy Wimberly, SC UpLift mission is to help individuals and families improve their quality of life through the provision of safe, secure, and affordable housing and economic security.  We aim to serve as a vehicle through which residents and businesses can work together to solve problems and improve life in their communities.

SC UpLift – Uplifting and Improving Communities in Need

For more information on SC UpLift Community Outreach organization please call 803.691.4742 or visit our website at