What We Do

The Mission

Businesses Helping Families.  Family Service Day events are a unique way for business owners and employees to get involved in supporting their community. Businesses select a day and designate it as Family Service Day. On that day, guests that need a ‘hand up’ come to the business and receive services at no charge.

Keeping Cars Kickin’

Through our Keeping Cars Kickin’ initiative, staff and technicians at automotive repair shops perform maintenance and repairs at no charge for families that need the help.

Participating Shops

We’re so proud of the Family Service Day service providers that support this great mission! In addition to running successful businesses, they are dedicated to ‘giving back’ to the communities in which they work and live.

Share Your Stories

Family Service Day gives people something to talk about. Join the conversation as we grow across the country!

Our Partners

We couldn’t do it without them! Local, regional and national partners are key to making it all happen.

Service Providers

Welcome service providers!  In the coming weeks you’ll find information about our National Family Service Day on April 30, 2016.

At A Glance

Shops Involved
Events Held
Families Served
States With Events

Nominate a Shop!

Do you know a shop in your community that would make a great Family Service Day–Keeping Cars Kickin’® service provider?
Nominate a Shop!

Our Partners

Latest News

Giving Back to the Community from Ratchet + Wrench Radio

Charlie Marcotte, owner of Pride Automotive and founder of Family Service Day, discusses the importance of giving back to the community and how it’s impacted him as a shop owner. […]

2016 Communications Award Presented to Family Service Day

  Women in Auto Care, formerly the Car Care Council Women’s Board, announced the winners of the 2016 Automotive Communications Awards (ACA). The recipients were honored during the 19th annual […]

Founder Receives All-Star Award

Charlie Marcotte, founder of Family Service Day-Keeping Cars Kickin’ was recently honored by Ratchet + Wrench Magazine with a 2016 All-Star Award. The nominations are always impressive and serve as […]

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“I think back to those times, and we didn’t have transportation, and it was probably a really simple fix. How many other people can we make that simple fix for and get them back on track?” -- Charlie Marcotte