We are always looking for ways to spread Random Acts of Helpfulness in the community. On Saturday, we had a full day of helpfulness – we stopped by the Aquarium of the Pacific, brought free ice cream to a birthday party and a local post office, and then surprised unsuspecting moviegoers at a local drive-in theatre!
We kicked off the day at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach where our Helpful Guys in Blue surprised Honda drivers with some awesome giveaways like free parking, complimentary nectar vouchers to help feed the Lorikeets and free tickets for the aquarium 4D movies. We also helped with an exclusive animal encounter experience with the sea otters, helped guests with a 20% discount at the gift store, and even gave one family a special behind the scenes tour of the Aquarium!
Then, we headed out with our Helpful Honda Free Ice Cream Truck filled with a tasty assortment of free frozen sweets, to help residents beat the heat. We’ve asked our social media followers to tell us about their summer events – birthday parties, weddings, family BBQs, company outings, or more – so we could stop by with a sweet surprise.
Patrice Gross-Davis wrote in to our Facebook page saying, “(It’s) my granddaughter’s birthday party. She’s turning 10 and is doing a great job in school!” So, we surprised the birthday party with free ice cream! We also received a request from Yamira Ybarra, a Long Beach resident, who told us about her hard working colleagues, “Hi Helpful Honda Dealers this is for my fellow co-workers at the Pacific Post Office Station. They all work so hard delivering all those Amazon packages, letters, magazines … it would be nice to let them cool off with some ice cream and let them feel appreciated for all that sweat and aching feet.” We love helping those who are also helpful in their community, so we surprised all of the mail carriers with a helpful, cool, frozen treat.
And what’s a summer outing without a trip to the theater to catch a summer flick, right? So, we headed to the Paramount Drive-In Theater where we helped over 400 movie-goers with complimentary admission the movies! Every driver received their very own Helpful Drive-In Kit, that included a car charger to keep their phone fully charged while they enjoyed the movie. And for Honda drivers? Well, we also surprised them with complimentary concession vouchers to help them save some money at the concession stands! And it sure was a helpful surprise. One moviegoer told us, “You guys always have the best surprises. This is amazing, you guys just made our weekend so special!”
So, what’s next?
We’re getting ready for back-to-school! We’re helping local elementary schools with book donations across Southern California! And don’t worry – we didn’t forget about the college students. When you’re moving into your dorms, keep an eye out for us in our Helpful Honda blue polos – we’ll be there to help you carry your things into your new dorm. And dirty clothes – wash out! We’re giving students complimentary laundry bags, too!
You can find out where we’re bringing Random Acts of Helpfulness next by following us on social media. ‘Like’ us on Facebook at Facebook.com/SoCalHondaDealers, follow us on Twitter at @HelpfulHonda and on Instagram at @socalhondadealers to keep up with where the Helpful Honda Guys in Blue are headed next.