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Connecting with our communities

What drives Crutchfield and its employees? It's the service we provide to others, whether it's through a great customer experience or through our involvement in the communities we call home.

Crutchfield people touch the lives of others every day, through volunteer involvement and charitable giving. Our people in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg and Norton, Virginia are proud to help a large number of diverse non-profit organizations every year. Our focus areas include education, disease research and prevention, community services, and the arts. If you would like to request a donation, please refer to our donation guidelines at the bottom of this page.

Women Build: Habitat for Humanity

A team of Crutchfield women, along with friends and family, volunteered for Women Build, a Habitat for Humanity program

Volunteer Involvement and Community Leadership

Crutchfield not only donates time, money, and products, but our employees often hold leadership positions as board members, community volunteers, and organizers of major community events.

Some of the leadership and board positions include the UVA Board of Visitors, UVA Health Services Foundation Board, Charlottesville/Albemarle Airport Authority Board, American Heart Association Heart Gala Steering Committee, Charlottesville Area School Business Alliance, United Way - Thomas Jefferson Area, Toy Lift, and local fire departments, among many others.

Charitable Giving

The Arts

Crutchfield is passionate about bringing art and entertainment to life for our customers. We support community theaters, concerts, music festivals, museums, and public radio to help enrich the lives and experiences of our community.

Education

Crutchfield believes that quality education leads to positive choices, which is one of the founding philosophies that led to our success. Our contributions to local schools, universities, and school/business alliances help students make better choices and become productive members of society.

Disease Research and Prevention

Bill Crutchfield's innovative corporate wellness initiative, "Live Longer, Live Better," encourages and rewards employees to learn about and minimize health risks. Bill furthers his commitment to wellness by serving on the University of Virginia Medical Center Operating Board. We extend Bill's efforts to our hometown communities and the nation through contributions to local organizations and hospitals that research and treat diseases of the heart, lungs, and kidneys, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, arthritis, and birth defects.

The Crutchfield-sponsored MS150 bike team raises money to support our local chapter of the MS Society

The Crutchfield-sponsored MS150 bike team raises money to support our local chapter of the MS Society.

Community Services

Our company and employees are heavily involved in supporting the health, safety, and social service needs of our communities. Through our support of local organizations that provide affordable housing, fire and rescue services, literacy campaigns, assistance for disadvantaged community members, and activities that support a healthy community spirit, we realize our mission to be responsible community stewards.

How to request a donation

Crutchfield's charitable donations are given to non-profit organizations in Charlottesville, Harrisonburg, and Norton, Virginia. We focus our giving in the areas of education, disease research and prevention, community services, and the arts.

Requirements:

All requests must include the following information:

  • Organization's name and tax exempt number
  • Copy of the IRS Letter of Determination (501c3) or completed W-9 verifying the organization's tax exempt status
  • Contact name, mailing address, and phone number
  • A brief statement of the organization's mission, goals, accomplishments, governance, and geographical area served
  • If funds are being requested, advise how they will be used
  • If product is being requested, please be specific as to the nature of the need
  • The purpose and date(s) of the event and a description of who will benefit from the donation
Submitting requests:

Requests can be mailed to:
Crutchfield Corporation
Donations Department
1 Crutchfield Park
Charlottesville, VA 22911

Requests can be emailed to:
donations@crutchfield.com

Requests can be faxed to:
434-817-1010

We typically respond to donation requests within two weeks of receiving the information.

For more information, please contact:

Ella Reed
Email: ereed@crutchfield.com
Phone: 434-817-1000 x2099
Office Hours: M-F 8am to 5pm