Milstead Automotive Gives South Montgomery County an Opportunity to Give Back This Holiday Season

By: Amy Milstead
| Published 10/31/2019


THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Looking for a way to help area families this holiday season? Stop by Milstead Automotive or Milstead Collision and drop off any canned food items for the Montgomery County Food Bank Holiday Food Drive.

Milstead Automotive and Milstead Collision will be taking canned food items from Nov. 1 to Dec. 9 for Montgomery County Food Bank

Donations boxes will be throughout the community from Nov. 1 to Dec. 9. Items that the Food Bank are in need of include oatmeal, canned soups and chilis, peanut butter and jelly, canned meats, rice and beans, canned pasta and baby food.

'We want to give back all year round but especially during the holidays,' Milstead Automotive President Amy Milstead said. 'The Montgomery County Food Bank is doing some really great things in our community for families and the elderly.'
The Food Bank is inviting the whole community to participate in the Holiday Food Drive. With the rising growth of the county, the Food Bank serves 25,000 people monthly and provides 10 million meals annually.

“The Holiday Food Drive is a wonderful community-building event that supports the mission of the Montgomery County Food Bank to unite the community to fight hunger,' Allison Hulett, Montgomery County Food Bank President and CEO, said. 'The holiday season can be difficult for so many families, especially those in a crisis situation. This food will provide them with their most basic needs as they navigate through their difficult time. We encourage the entire county to join our efforts to support the families, children and seniors who struggle with hunger and help make their holidays brighter.”

Those who wish to donate can drop off donations at
Milstead Automotive; 29707 W Hawthorne Spring, TX 77386
Milstead Collision; 1602 Rayford Road Spring, TX 77386
Montgomery County Food Bank; 1 Food For Life Way, Conroe, TX 77385

'We're excited about the food drive,' Milstead Automotive General Manager Jeff Collins said. 'We love giving back, and we're glad that the community can get involved too.'

About Milstead Group
Milstead Group owns Milstead Automotive, Milstead Transmission, Milstead Fleet Services, Milstead RV Repair, Milstead Towing and Milstead Collision.

Milstead Automotive is a family-owned and operated, full service automotive & collision repair facility servicing the areas of Montgomery and Harris County. The company was founded in 1971 by Dick Milstead where he offered customers honest, quality auto repair from his 2-car garage. Since that time, the business has grown into a 29-bay facility where customers can be assured that Milstead’s updated technology fits today's smarter vehicles whether foreign or domestic, large or small.

Milstead also has the largest fleet of towing and recovery vehicles in Montgomery County and has updated GPS dispatching 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Milstead Automotive offers a variety of Fleet services to keep those vehicles moving. The wide range of services span from Pick Up & Delivery, Computerized Fleet Management, and Scheduled Preventative Maintenance to Hydraulic Service/Repairs, Jump Starts Maintenance & Priority Scheduling Mechanical Repairs and 24-Hour Dispatch . . . and a whole lot more.

If a truck is stuck on the side of the road, the Milstead Automotive Mobile Fleet Services department has ASE certified technicians ready and waiting for the call. The fleet of vehicles is equipped with Truck-Mounted Compressors, Generators, Welder, Jump Start Ports. Fully Functioning Vise, Oil Dispensing/Retrieval System, Power Inverter, Tire Repair/Replacement Tools, Latest Diagnostic Tools/Software, Pneumatic Air Tools, Traffic Control Lighting, Hydraulic Hoses that are Custom Made, Common Repair Parts Stocked, ASE Certified Technician/Advisors, and CDL Drivers.

Dick Milstead’s legacy continues as his daughter, Amy Milstead, and youngest son, Rick Milstead, work diligently to keep “Milstead” at the forefront of the automotive industry. Amy Milstead's achievements include Leadership Montgomery County 2003, Past Chairman of the Board for Texas Towing & Storing Association (TTSA); Vice-Chair, Texas Department of License Regulations; Towing & Storage Advisory Board and served as Chairman of the Board for The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce for the 2013-2014 term.

Milstead Automotive earned Best of the Woodlands, Best Car Repair 2018 and Best Collision Repair 2018 and is a member of ATRA. Milstead Automotive is also a Bosch Authorized Center and a AAA Approved Repair Facility with an A+ BBB rating. Milstead Automotive and Collision technicians are ASE and I-CAR certified and receive continued education to stay up to date with technology to ensure proper repairs.

For more information visit or or follow us on Facebook @milsteadautomotive or Instagram @milstead_automotive.

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