TOTAL DONATED (as of 01/2020): $3,200

When you purchase a new vehicle from any of our dealerships, the Schimmer Automotive Family will make a $100.00 donation in your name to one of the following partner charities:

  • Charity: Water (Dedicated to bringing clean, safe water to areas across the world)
  • Northern IL Food Bank
  • Horizon House Peru
  • Autism Foundation of Illinois Valley
  • IVAR (Illinois Valley Animal Rescue)
  • St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memphis (in honor of Ben Bokus)
  • Karl's Krusaders (in honor of Karl Soliman)
  • Central Illinois Easter Seals
  • Mendota Christian Food Pantry
  • Mendota Special Olympics
  • Illinois Valley PADS (helping homeless families and individuals)
  • Upper Illinois Valley Relay for Life
  • MASS (Mendota Area Senior Services)
  • Abigail Women's Clinic Mendota
  • Mendota Optimist Club
  • Wounded Warriors
  • Nightengale's Mendota
  • Mendota Museum & Historical Society
  • Ronald McDonald House
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Salvation Army

See a Sales Associate or Manager for any questions regarding your donation! And thank you! You are helping us give back to our wonderful community! 


Schimmer Hyundai

911 Shooting Park Rd
Directions Peru, IL 61354

  • Sales: (815) 224-4500
  • Service: (815) 224-4500
  • Parts: (815) 224-4500

Jan 13th, 2020

We had a lot of donations to send out, and have already delivered most of them, with more going out today, including $300 to IVAR, $300 to Illinois Valley Pads, $200 to the Autism Foundation of Illinois Valley, $300 to the Alzheimer's Association, $100 to Nightengale's of Mendota, and $100 to the Ronald McDonald House!

Jan 05th, 2020

We had a great December, with a total of $3,200 in donations made! Thank you to all our new car purchasers in December! We couldn't do this without you!