HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – November 9, 2016 –The Greater Philadelphia I-CAR Committees have awarded three schools with $XX in school grants at the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s annual reception at SEMA. The schools applied for the Education Foundation’s 2016 Ultimate Collision Education Makeover school grant and these funds will help fulfill the schools collision program’s wish list of needed tools, equipment, and supplies. The school grant recipients include:
Technical College High School Pickering (Phoenixville, PA)
Berks Career and Technology Center (Oley, PA)
Chester County Technical College High School Pennock’s Bridge Campus (West Grove, PA)
The funds were raised by the Greater Philadelphia I-CAR Committee and included fundraising events such as their annual golf fundraiser and career fair.
Lisa Ferguson, Philadelphia Committee Chairperson stated, “The Philadelphia area committees would like to thank all our industry partners for making this year’s events successful. We are committed to improving our area schools and the education of today’s young people that are coming into the automotive fields.”
Industry members interested in joining the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s supporters and assist high school and college collision school programs should contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at 847.463.5244 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to securing donations that support philanthropic and collision repair education activities that promote and enhance career opportunities in the industry. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.