Jim Hudson has been serving the greater Columbia area for over 43 years with a strong commitment to the community. Over the course of 12 years, they’ve donated 11,000,000 meals to the Harvest Hope Food Bank through their annual Jim Hudson 2,000 Event. The Automotive Group also provides shelter, food, clothing, and counseling to homeless women and children by donating to the Oliver Gospel Mission for their new construction of Toby’s Place facility. Jim Hudson has also donated a bloodmobile, 3 Emergency Response Vehicles, and 2 Vans to the American Red Cross and donates regularly to other local charities including the American Heart Association, Special Olympics, D.A.R.E., and The South Carolina Troopers Association. In addition, Jim Hudson has personally served as a sponsor for the charitable organizations of Lexington Medical Center Foundation, March of Dimes, Prisma Health Foundation, SC Highway Patrol Foundation, and The Boy Scouts of American Indian Waters Council. In recognition of all his charitable work, Jim Hudson was presented with the Order of the Palmetto by former Governor Nikki Haley, the state’s highest honor, for his extraordinary work and dedication to the citizens of SC.