Planet Ford Presidents’ Day Sale

Happy Presidents’ Day from our team at Planet Ford! Looking to get more car for your cash, then Randall Reed’s Planet Ford in Spring, Texas (serving greater Houston, The Woodlands, Aldine and Conroe) is the dealership for you! Get more for your hard-earned tax-dollars with Presidential savings on a variety of new and pre-owned models, from the popular Ford F-150 truck and Super Duty to our the sweet Ford Mustang and stylishly affordable Focus. Plus, you can add to your savings with a complimentary 2-year maintenance plan on select Ford trucks!*

Hurry! Don’t let these impressing Presidential deals pass you by. Cast your vote to save the Randall Reed way. Head down to Planet Ford off I-45 in Spring for great savings on new Fords, pre-owned vehicles, Ford parts, and Ford services. Shop and save anytime at!

*See dealer for details.

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Ford Names Unsung Hurricane Harvey Heroes

Planet Ford in Spring, Texas is proud of our communities and how everyone came together to help one another after Hurricane Harvey.  Ford Motor Company is also proud of those who worked hard and wanted to honor them. Recently, the company announced the winners of the Ford Freedom Unsung “Heroes of Harvey” Awards, celebrating individuals who have made significant contributions in their community during the hurricane relief efforts. Honorees are being recognized for their outstanding achievements at a special reception in their honor that takes place at the Bell Tower in Houston.

Made possible by a grant from Ford Motor Company Fund, the philanthropic arm of Ford Motor Company, Ford Freedom Unsung salutes and honors individuals who went above and beyond to support the community during this difficult time. Residents of the Greater Houston Area area were invited to nominate unsung heroes who demonstrated heroic deeds during the relief efforts.

“In the face of tremendous difficulty, Houstonians came together to support each other and their community,” said Pamela Alexander, director of Community Development, Ford Motor Company Fund.  “We congratulate the winners and are proud to honor their selfless acts.”

Ford is bringing its national program to Greater Houston Area as part of its ongoing commitment to honor distinguished Americans who dedicate their lives to improving their communities and the world. Uncle Larry Jones, veteran air personality at MAJIC 102.1, will serve as master of ceremonies of the event.

The 2018 Ford Freedom Unsung “Heroes of Harvey” Award recipients are:

Alexandra Bowman

Patrick Britton

Carl Butler Jr.

Ashaia Clark

Marian Dever

James Dixon, II

Keith Downey

Taranieshia Grigsby

Houston Hands

The Street Kings

Hilton Koch

Jerome Love

Kay Matthews

Marsha McCray

Terence Narcisse

Alma Ogletree

Nikishia Price

Bobby Rouse

Thelma Scott

Donald Specht

Marguerite Stewart

Eric and Kathy Stone

Chrystopher Terry

The Relief Gang

Megan Turner

James and Shannon Vultaggio

Corey and Maritza Woodard

Houston is one of 26 markets in the United States and Puerto Rico where Ford and its dealers have expanded their commitment to meet community needs by collaborating on programs and nonprofit outreach. The initiative, known as Operation Better World, was launched in 2008.

Ford Motor Company supports programs that make a positive difference in the neighborhoods and communities where the company does business. Other initiatives that have taken place in the Houston area include:

  • Ford Dealers, Ford Motor Company and Ford Fund have committed more than $3.5 million in Hurricane Harvey relief and recovery efforts
  • Ford Driving Dreams (FDD) program has donated 10,000 books to 10,000 children in need in partnership with First Book, and provided more than $100,000 in scholarships to 50 high school students. FDD award ceremony hosted in partnership with Ford Region and Dealers at the NASA Space Center
  • Last April, Ford Fund hosted its Driving Skills for Life program with more than 227 teens with 226 parents participating

Overall, Ford has invested more than 25 million in community building initiatives since 2000 in the state of Texas.

Planet Ford on I-45 in Spring, Texas (serving Houston, The Woodlands, Conroe, Aldine, Cypress)  would thank you to all our heroes, all who have and continue to help through such difficult times. We are grateful to Ford for their ongoing support of our awesome and resilient communities.

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Planet Ford Celebrates Employee Monthly Milestones

Planet Ford in Spring, Texas has the best team and we like to take time each month to celebrate their hard work, milestones and birthdays.

Shawn Burns (right) celebrates employee anniversaries, achievements and birthdays

This week, Shawn Burns, General Manager/Operating Partner of Planet Ford on I-45, recognized Morieta Treat for 21 years of service. He presented a gift to Sheila Gressett-McNatt for 20 years, Larry Wills for 15 years, Eddie Fullen for 10 years and Jacoby Garmon for 5 years of service.

In addition, Mr. Burns announced the Employee of Month for January. Congratulations goes to Alex Chavarria for achieving the honor.

Each employee received a free spin and chance to win some fun Planet Ford cash by taking a turn at the Planet Money Wheel, a longstanding tradition at our dealership.

Big thank you to all of our employees for the hard work you do each and every day to help make the Planet Ford a great place to work, shop and service a vehicle.

To learn more about Planet Ford in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Houston, Conroe, Aldine, Cypress) take the short drive down I-45 to the Loetta exit or visit online anytime at!

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Planet Ford in Spring, Texas is excited to share news all truck fans are going to appreciate.  Now, full-size diesel truck fans have a new reason to celebrate as Ford – America’s truck sales leader – delivers the first-ever F-150 Power Stroke diesel. It has a targeted EPA-estimated 30 mpg highway rating, a best-in-class 11,400 pounds of towing capacity and 2,020 pounds of payload capacity, plus best-in-class diesel 250 horsepower and 440 lb.-ft. of torque.

“For every truck owner who wants strong fuel economy while they tow and haul, we offer a new 3.0-liter Power Stroke® V6 engine that dreams are made of,” stated Dave Filipe, the vice president global powertrain engineering. “The more you tow and the longer you haul, the more you’ll appreciate its class-leading towing and payload capacity and how efficient it is at the pump.”

With the new all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel offering, that makes for six engine choices for F-150 customers.

Ford F-150 delivering another first with its all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke® diesel engine

F-150’s all-new Power Stroke diesel features commercial-grade design
The highly anticipated F-150 Power Stroke diesel shares proven commercial-grade technology with F-Series Super Duty’s larger 6.7-liter Power Stroke – America’s most powerful, capable heavy-duty pickup truck ever.

The very same Ford powertrain team behind the 6.7-liter Power Stroke for Super Duty trucks since 2011 designed and engineered this all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 diesel engine to the specific needs of North American F-150 customers who tow and haul frequently.

The truck’s peak torque comes at just 1,750 rpm with strong torque delivery continuing throughout the rpm range, which is ideal for towing or hauling heavy loads over long distances.

This new V6 diesel features the same compacted-graphite iron block material construction and forged-steel crank used in the 2.7-liter EcoBoost® engine for added strength and durability along with reduced weight.

For greater responsiveness and address reduced turbo lag, the Ford team chose a high-efficiency variable-geometry turbocharger. A common-rail fuel injection system precisely optimizes performance and fuel efficiency, while a high-pressure 29,000 pounds per square inch injection calibration enables smoother, quieter operation with reduced emissions.

Dual fuel filters are added for improved break-in, while a cast-aluminum oil pan and two-stage oil pump mean reduced parasitic loss and improved fuel efficiency.

Engineered to perform under grueling conditions
Engineering the most efficient F-150 towing machine ever is enabled by F-150’s high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body, introduced in 2015. This revolutionary construction lightened the load by 700 pounds, allowing engineers to invest in additional technologies to further improve towing and payload capability, as well as greater fuel economy, even when towing. For 2018, stronger axles coupled with the fully boxed, high-strength steel frame add further robustness.

The Ford truck team paid particular attention to extreme driving conditions when engineering the all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel, which features a premium mechanical engine-driven fan and dual radiator shutters for improved high temperature, high-altitude performance – a key advantage versus the electric cooling fans used by competitors.

“We know that competing diesels with electric cooling fans have to dial back on power under extreme heat and altitude, so we decided on a viscous-controlled mechanical fan that has the capacity to move much more air across the radiator and intercooler in extreme conditions,” said David Ives, Ford diesel engine technical specialist. “This gives F-150 Power Stroke owners more power and more passing capability in harsh conditions.”

In more moderate driving and towing conditions, the F-150 engine control system backs off the fan load through a viscous coupler, closing down the two radiator shutters for improved aerodynamic efficiency and reduced parasitic engine loss.

Calibrated specifically for the all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel’s low-end power and torque curves, a standard SelectShift® 10-speed automatic transmission maximizes shift points and gear ratios to optimize power, low-rpm torque and efficiency. This segment-exclusive transmission can non-sequentially select the right gear ratio based on need – for best-in-class performance. To help reduce fuel consumption and vehicle emissions during city driving, Auto Start-Stop will come standard.

In testing at the legendary Davis Dam in Arizona, the Ford F-150 was equipped with the all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine climbed 13 miles at a 6 percent grade in temperatures in excess of 100 degrees. The truck maintained consistent power output throughout.

Order now for spring delivery
In mid-January, Ford dealers begin taking orders for the 2018 F-150 with all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine. Deliveries begin this spring.

The all-new 3.0-liter Power Stroke is available for both 4×2 and 4×4 F-150 pickups. Retail customers can choose this engine option for 2018 F-150 Lariat, King Ranch and Platinum edition SuperCrew trucks with either a 5.5-foot or 6.5-foot bed configuration, and SuperCab trucks with a 6.5-foot bed configuration.

For fleet customers who use their truck for work, the 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel engine will be available on all F-150 trim levels with SuperCrew 5.5-foot or 6.5-foot bed configurations and SuperCab trucks with a 6.5 foot bed.

To learn more, visit Planet Ford on I-45 off the Loretta exit in Spring, Texas (serving The Woodlands, great Houston, Cypress, Aldine, Conroe) or logon to!

*Final EPA F-150 3.0-liter Power Stroke diesel fuel economy estimates will be published this spring. 


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Ford Moves Back as Drive Into the Autonomous Future

Planet Ford in Spring, Texas is always watching for changes in technology, and learning the pack as usual is Ford Motor Company.  They just revealed plans to move the American manufacturer’s key autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle business and strategy teams to the city where the company got its start — a historic building known as The Factory.

The recently refurbished industrial complex has a rich 110-year history in the Detroit Corktown neighborhood. The Motor City location, said to be up and running next year, will enable Ford teams to immerse themselves in urban mobility challenges and solutions.

“We’re excited to choose this inspirational location in one of Detroit’s resurgent neighborhoods to accelerate our work on electric and autonomous vehicles,” said Jim Hackett, Ford president and CEO. “This move and our exciting Dearborn campus transformation are important steps as we move toward our aspiration to become the world’s most trusted mobility company – designing smart vehicles for a smart world.”

The Corktown location holds special meaning for Executive Chairman Bill Ford, whose ancestors emigrated from County Cork, Ireland, to the Dearborn, Michigan, area years ago. Corktown, Detroit’s oldest neighborhood, derives its name from immigrants from County Cork who settled there.

“Returning to Detroit is particularly meaningful, because it is where my great-grandfather originally set out to pursue his passion and where we have always called our home,” said Ford. “We are planting a special piece of our company’s future in one of the city’s great neighborhoods, because we believe in Detroit, its people and what we can build together.”

The move is more than a relocation – it’s a strategic decision aligned with a mission. The company is committed to helping improve the entire system of transporting people and goods, especially in cities facing major challenges such as congestion, pollution, accidents and other transportation issues that affect everything from productivity to quality of life.

The Corktown relocation means employees will be working in the heart of these challenges, experiencing life firsthand in one of the nation’s burgeoning urban neighborhoods. More than 220 employees will be working at the new location.

Recognizing the Past & Embracing the Future
The move to Detroit is both a nod toward the past and a bold look forward. It allows Ford to reaffirm its commitment to a city where its journey first began.

“Having these teams together in a dedicated facility in the heart of Detroit is truly a full-circle moment for Ford,” said Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president and president, global markets. “It’s such a conducive environment for sharing ideas, for collaboration, and for accelerating our electric vehicle efforts. We have such a great team, and we’ll be hearing more from them in the coming months.”

Going Beyond
The team in Corktown will be led by Sherif Marakby, Ford vice president of autonomous vehicles and electrification. Marakby is a Ford veteran who first joined the company in 1990, leaving briefly for a stint in Silicon Valley.

Ford is focused on driving its electric vehicle business forward, both with hybrid vehicles and full battery-electric vehicles with research led by Ford’s Team Edison. The team is working to accelerate both the development and adoption of electric vehicles.

Team Edison also is focused on fostering partnerships with other companies to deliver smart solutions, following Ford’s global lead. Ford recently created an electric vehicle partnership with Zotye, creating Zotye Ford Automobile Co., a 50-50 joint venture that will offer a range of stylish and affordable electric vehicles for consumers in China.

Ford already has a variety of active partnerships related to the future of mobility. With Ford’s $1 billion investment in Argo AI, the company is advancing autonomous vehicle development by combining its autonomous vehicle expertise with Argo AI’s robotics experience and startup speed on artificial intelligence software.

Ford’s autonomous vehicle business is built around deploying self-driving vehicles in partnership with leading companies that serve the movement of both people and goods. Working with these partners, such as Lyft and Domino’s Pizza, Ford is conducting research and building out the infrastructure that will help in determining the design of the self-driving vehicle and the customer experience it will enable.

Planned for production beginning in 2021, Ford’s first autonomous vehicle is an all-new hybrid-electric vehicle with self-driving capability. It will be optimized to meet the needs of Ford’s partners to enhance and grow their business operations –  and to deliver the best experience for the people they serve. Key factors in design and performance are:

  • Commercial-grade quality for lower cost of ownership and improved durability to operate in tough urban environments
  • Hybrid-electric powertrain to help reduce emissions and achieve maximum mileage to keep the self-driving vehicle on the road longer
  • Purposely designed for ride-hailing and delivery customer needs
  • Dependable from the outset, integrated for safety by the teams that are engineering, testing and ultimately building Ford’s self-driving vehicles

Building Off History
Located at 1907 Michigan Avenue, the brick building complex that will house Ford’s autonomous and electric vehicle teams was constructed in 1907, the year planning began on the Ford Model T at the nearby Piquette Avenue plant.

The 45,000-square-foot building also has been home to the Chicago Hosiery and Detroit-Alaska Knitting Mills factories. It sits across from the site of historic Tiger Stadium.

Most recently, The Factory has served as headquarters for Buhl Sport Detroit and Brothers Tuning Detroit, and has undergone extensive renovations. The Factory will continue to be the headquarters for both companies, which will be Ford Land tenants.

Stay tuned to learn more.  If you’re looking for a new or Certified Ford today, visit Planet Ford on I-45 in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Adline, Cypress, Conroe and greater Houston), Texas.  Shop online anytime at!

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New Ford Expedition & New F-150 Claim 2018 Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Awards

Award-Winning 2018 Ford Expedition

At Planet Ford (in Spring, Texas), our  customer salready know that the Ford F-150 and Ford Expedition are great buys. Kelley Blue Book agrees! For the fourth year in a row, Ford has earned top honors for its all-new 2018 Ford Expedition and the new 2018 Ford F-150 – the fourth consecutive year the F-150 has won a Kelley Blue Book Best Buy Award.

KBB Best Buy 2018 Ford F-150

The annual awards are a result of a year-long comparative vehicle evaluation and test regimen by the experts at Kelley Blue Book’s The analysis included: vehicle pricing, Five-Year Cost to Own data, consumer reviews and ratings, as well as vehicle sales information.

Kelley Blue Book awarded Best Buy Awards in 12 major vehicle categories in a head-to-head competition, posting a VIDEO outlining the testing regimen on

The all-new 2018 Ford Expedition continues to receive rave reviews for its sleek new styling, efficient EcoBoost® engine and advanced drive/passenger/powertrain technology. Plus, owners appreciate Expedition’s innovative, best-in-class rear seating and storage solutions.

According to editors, “A decade is a long time to wait for a major model makeover, but Ford’s efforts have earned the Expedition its first Best Buy Award right out of the gate. From powertrain and driving dynamics to technology and practicality, the 2018 Ford Expedition is the new class leader,”

The new Ford F-150’s updates in 2018 include more than fresh exterior styling updates with  best-in-class towing, payload and fuel economy*, plus more powertrain and driver assist technology than ever.

“For four years straight, the Ford F-150 has taken the pickup truck honors in our Best Buy competition. And, for four years straight, nobody else has come close to toppling it. This year, Ford updated the styling, added a new base engine, expanded the availability of its excellent 10-speed automatic, and promises to add a turbodiesel to its lineup of engines later this year,” editors.

To take these award-winning vehicles for a test drive for yourself, take the drive on I-45 to the Loretta exit to Planet Ford in Spring (serving Houston, The Woodlands, Adline, Cypress, Conroe). Shop online anytime at!

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Join 93.7 The Beat at Planet Ford in Spring, Texas

Looking for a new car, truck or SUV? Shop for your dream car, visit Planet Ford in Spring with the team from 93.7 The Beat this Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The Houston-area radio station will have chances to win great prizes.

When you shop at Planet Ford this month, you’ll be a real winner with amazing specials on new Ford trucks, like the Ford F-150 or Super Duty.  Need an SUV for those upcoming holiday road trips? Ask about special on the Ford Expedition, Escape, Edge and Explorer.  Thinking of getting your hard working student a reliable car for the New Year? Planet Ford on I-45 (serving The Woodlands, greater Houston, Aldine, Cypress, Spring, Conroe) has specials on Ford Fiesta cars, Fusion, C-Max, the Ford Mustang and much more.

To learn more, take the short drive on I-45 to the Loretta exit or shop online anytime at!

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Planet Ford Recognizes October Employee Milestones

Planet Ford in Spring, Texas is thankful to have a committed team that truly cares about both our customers and about each other.

Today, our Houston-area Ford dealership celebrated employees milestones including anniversaries and birthdays that took place in October.

Shawn Burns, General Manager/Operation Partner presented a gift to Vance Deer (shown in photo upper left) for 10 years of service and recognized  In addition, Norma Rogers for 19 years of service.

He also announced our Employee of Month for October, Amanda Holiday (shown in photo upper right). Congratulations to each of these employees for achieving these special honors.

Each employee received a free spin and chance to earn a bonus by taking a turn at the Planet “Money Wheel,” which is a longstanding tradition at our award-winning dealership.

Thank you to all of our employees for your hard work daily to help make Planet Ford on I-45 (serving The Woodlands, greater Houston, Conroe, Aldine, Cypress and more) the #1 area Ford dealership around for 17 years.*

To learn more about Planet Ford, visit!


*Based on Ford sales reports.

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Planet Ford in team in Spring, Texas is pleased to share the exciting news that once again Ford, America’s truck leader, has earned top honors at the Texas Auto Writers Association Texas Truck Rodeo.

This is actually the 14th time that the Ford F-Series has roped in the most prestigious award. That’s right, the 2018 F-150 earned Truck of Texas at the 24th annual competition. In addition, the F-150 Raptor won the Off-Road Pickup Truck category and earned the highest overall personal appeal score and best overall exterior score across all participating vehicles.

“With the new 2018 F-150, we’re honored to earn back-to-back Truck of Texas awards for F-Series, a recognition that speaks to the truck team’s dedication to our hardworking customers,” said Raj Nair, Ford executive vice president and president, North America. “That’s especially true in Texas – truck capital of the world.”

Journalist, who attended the event at the Texas Truck Rodeo at Longhorn River Ranch, evaluated trucks on both on- and off-road courses over a two-day period. The panel previously awarded Truck of Texas honors to Ford F-Series in 1993, 1997, 1999, 2003-09, 2011, 2014 and 2016.

“The competition was incredibly fierce at this year’s Texas Truck Rodeo,” said Nic Phillips, TAWA president. “More than 70 member journalists put in more than 300 hours of driving time evaluating the vehicles presented. The results in several categories are separated by the narrowest of margins, just tenths and hundredths of a point, confirming just how competitive the trucks and utility vehicles are today.

“Ford’s 2018 F-150 pickup, boosted by its extreme-performance 2018 Raptor, along with updated EcoBoost® engines and 10-speed transmissions, convinced our journalists to bestow the trophy,” he added.

Tougher, Smarter & More Capable F-150

New features on the Ford F-150 include standard Auto Start-Stop for all engines, all-new 3.3-liter V6 with port and direct-injection technology and flex-fuel capability, and electronic six-speed automatic transmission with selectable drive modes – normal, tow/haul and sport. Electronic 10-speed automatic features selectable drive modes – normal, tow/haul, snow/wet, eco-select and sport (standard with all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost, 3.5-liter EcoBoost and 5.0-liter V8 engines).

The second-generation 2.7-liter EcoBoost now has advanced dual port and direct-injection technology. Enhanced 5.0-liter V8 brings significant upgrades including advanced dual port and direct-injection technology, plus spray-on bore liner technology. Major exterior freshening across the lineup includes new grilles, bumpers, lighting, tailgate outer, appliqués and wheels.

There is an interior refresh on XLT Sport, XLT Special Edition, Lariat, King Ranch, Platinum and Limited includes color and material changes for seats, instrument panel and console trim. For King Ranch trucks, the new interior leather color is Kingsville, while Platinum gets Dark Marsala and F-150 Limited gets Navy Pier. Leather-trimmed bucket seats with flow-through console are now available on the base Lariat truck. All-new B&O PLAY™ premium audio by HARMAN is also available.

New the coming year, SYNC® Connect is optional on XLT and Lariat trucks, and standard on King Ranch, Platinum and Limited; it includes a Wi-Fi hotspot for connecting up to 10 devices. Adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go functionality and Pre-Collision Assist with Pedestrian Detection are available. A Technology Package is now available with the 2.7-liter EcoBoost engine.

With an EPA-estimated rating of 20 mpg city, 26 mpg highway and 22 mpg combined, the 2.7-liter EcoBoost-equipped F-150 returns best-in-class fuel economy. Powered by the 3.5-liter EcoBoost, F-150 offers best-in-class towing of 13,200 pounds. The enhanced 5.0-liter V8 brings a best-in-class payload capacity of 3,270 pounds.

Built at Dearborn Truck Plant in Michigan and Kansas City Assembly Plant in Missouri, the 2018 F-150 is available at Ford dealerships nationwide now.

Ford F-150 Raptor Stands Alone in High-Performance Off-Road Segment

The purpose-built, off-road F-150 Raptor builds on the success of its predecessor with performance gains and new technology. The 2018 Raptor stands alone among high-performance off-road trucks, featuring a high-output 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine generating 450 horsepower and 510 lb.-ft. of torque, plus a segment-first 10-speed automatic transmission and six-mode Terrain Management System™. Its high-strength, military-grade, aluminum-alloy body saves 500 pounds over the previous model.

F-150 Raptor’s competition-proven chassis sets the performance bar with its second-generation BFGoodrich KO2 tires designed exclusively for the truck’s extended off-road capabilities. In addition, upgraded FOX shocks, jointly engineered by Ford Performance and FOX, are 44 percent larger with three-inch-diameter shock canisters (2.5 inches previously) and nine-stage bypass damping to deliver improved suspension control. F-150 Raptor’s shock design enables an increase in suspension travel to 13 inches at the front and 13.9 inches at the rear, a gain of 0.8 inch and 1.9 inches in wheel travel compared to its predecessor.

Time to get a new Ford truck. Take the quick drive on I-45 to the Loretta exit to visit Planet Ford in Spring (serving The Woodlands, Adline, Cypress, Conroe, greater Houston areas). You can also shop our huge selection online anytime at!

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Planet Ford Collects Food Donations for Matthew’s Birthday

Planet Ford
on I-45 in Spring, Texas is proud to support and help make an 11-year-old boy’s birthday wish to help others come true. Planet Ford has a collection bin in our new showroom at the front desk to collect non-perishable food donations now through October 31st.

All donations will be provided to Matthew, a wonderful young man who started this ongoing birthday wish when he was about to turn nine years old.

How to Help!

This years wish is to create 750 packets and feed over a 100 families in Conroe ISD this Thanksgiving Holiday! Let’s help him! Bring in canned foods, peanut butter, etc. Please do not bring perishable or glass items.

Learn More:

Help us help Matthew celebrate the spirit of giving by dropping your donations at our Planet Ford location. You can learn more by visiting To learn more about Planet Ford in Spring, log on to

Matthew’s Birthday Wish is pending IRS approval as a 501(c)(3) corporation.
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