Bean Automotive Group to the Rescue
Miami, FL. March 4, 2020– Bean Automotive Group donates a Toyota Tundra to the Wildlife Rescue of Dade County. On February 26, 2020, Lori Bean, Dealer Principal at Bean Automotive Group, handed Lloyd Brown, the founder of Wildlife Rescue of Dade County, and Ron Magill keys to the Tundra.
The Wildlife Rescue of Dade County is the only rescue and rehabilitation organization in southern Miami-Dade County. Every year they rescue and rehabilitate hundreds of native wild animals in South Florida. The WRDC used Brown’s personal truck to do school visits, educational events, and animal rescues. Now with this newly-wrapped rescue vehicle, they will be able to safely transport their animals and volunteers as well as increase their visibility in the community.
“This is a total shock and surprise to me, anybody who knows me knows that my passion with conservation is helping people who do real conservation. Wildlife Rescue of Dade County run by Lloyd Brown, is one of the best conservation organizations I know of. They help rescue, rehabilitate, and release so many native wild animals here in Florida,” said Magill.
The Ron Magill Conservation Endowment helps fund and support wildlife conservation projects throughout the world. The endowment helps to supply the necessary tools to protect endangered species. Magill wanted to purchase a truck for the Wildlife Rescue of Dade County as part of the endowment. He reached out to the Bean Automotive Group to help him find a used truck to give to Brown. As an animal lover herself, Lori Bean felt compelled to help this cause and therefore donated the Tundra to support both wildlife organizations.
Ms. Bean had the opportunity to get a firsthand experience of what the WRDC do and later released a broad-winged hawk that was rescued and rehabilitated by the WRDC back into the wild.