HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (October 26, 2018) – Allstate Insurance Company has continued its strong commitment to the future of the collision industry by contributing $100,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation. Industry donations such as Allstate’s assist the Foundation in its ability to support high school and college collision school programs, instructors, and students nationwide.
“Collision repair education is exceptionally important in preparing the next generation of technicians,” says Allstate’s Claims Vice President Dave Prejna. “Contributing to the Collision Repair Education Foundation is an investment in the future and something we take great pride in at Allstate.”
“Allstate’s continued support has allowed the Collision Repair Education Foundation to support collision schools that graduate students who are productive, efficient, and capable staff members day one on the job within the collision industry,” said Clark Plucinski, executive director of the Collision Repair Education Foundation. “As repair facilities are seeking the next generation of technicians who will be safely repairing consumers’ collision damaged vehicles, Allstate’s support assists in our ability to help high school and post-secondary collision instructors provide a quality technical education to their students.”
Industry members interested in joining the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s roster of supporters to assist high school and post-secondary collision school programs and students should contact Brandon Eckenrode, the Education Foundation’s Director of Development, at (312)231-0258 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.
The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) protects people from life’s uncertainties with more than 88 million proprietary policies. Allstate offers a broad array of protection products through multiple brands and diverse distribution channels, including auto, home, life and other insurance offered through its Allstate, Esurance, Encompass, SquareTrade and Answer Financial brands. Allstate is widely known from the slogan “You’re in Good Hands with Allstate.”
About the Collision Repair Education Foundation:
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with an array of career opportunities. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online at: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.