There are two ways to show your support and win! The “Show Your Support” campaign and the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500.
Show Your Support Campaign
Show: Your support with a $200 tax deductible donation to the 3M Hire Our Heroes fund, and receive a 3M Hire Our Heroes flag, designed by Chip Foose, along with a chance to win great prizes.
Share: Fly your flag and post a photo on social media, using hashtag #3MHireourheroes and 3M will share on the 3M Collision social channels
Send: Deserving military members to a collision repair education program with tool grants and scholarships from CREF and 3M
Our industry needs good technicians and our military veterans need good careers!
A $200 donation to the Collision Repair Education Foundation earmarked for the 3M Hire Our Heroes fund helps support our military veterans and our industry by providing tool grants for veterans and scholarships for their immediate family who want to begin a rewarding career in collision repair.
All donations of $200 or more between May 15 and August 30 will receive a 3M Hire Our Heroes flag, designed by Chip Foose, and the donor will be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:
2nd Prize- Authentic Racing Helmet, autographed by 40 Cup drivers from the 2016 season, including Carl Edwards, Tony Stewart, and Jeff Gordon!
3rd Prize- NASCAR® Racing Experience for 4 people at a track near you!
4th Prize- NASCAR® Racing Experience for 4 people at a track near you!
5th Prize- NASCAR® Racing Experience for 4 people at a track near you!
6th Prize- Petty’s Garage Sign Autographed by “the King”, Richard Petty!
7th Prize- Patriotic hood designed by Ryan “Ryno” Templeton
Hire Our Heroes 500
For those who want to compete against their industry peers in Las Vegas during SEMA week, be one of 24 to donate $5000 to drive a real NASCAR stock car and race for the 3M Hire Our Heroes 500 trophy, hosted by Chip Foose and presented by Richard Petty. An $8000 donation also gets your stock car wrapped with your company’s logo!
Our nation’s military veterans deserve our help finding rewarding careers – and our industry needs employees with the strong work ethic, dedication and values that our vets learned while serving our country.
Thanks for joining 3M and the Collision Repair Education Foundation in helping America’s military veterans. Click on this link or the button below to finalize your donation to the 3M Hire Our Heroes program.
If you prefer, you can mail your donation to Collision Repair Education Foundation, 5125 Trillium Boulevard, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60192. If sending a check, be sure to identify “Hire our Heroes” in the memo section of the check.
Check out the videos below with Hire Our Heroes Grant Recipients