HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (October 9, 2018) – The Hertz Corporation has donated $25,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation to assist the charitable organization’s efforts to support high school and college collision school programs, instructors, and students across the country.
“The body shop and insurance industries have been instrumental partners over the past 20 years, so we certainly understand the industry’s need for qualified graduates of collision school programs,” said Bob Stuart, Hertz Executive Vice President of Global Sales. “We are proud to show our support by helping to provide meaningful opportunities for these students in collision education.”
Collision Repair Education Foundation Executive Director Clark Plucinski said, “I would like to thank Hertz for their support of the Education Foundation’s work improving high school and college collision school programs. Improving collision schools helps students have the skills industry employers need, and connecting those students with the array of career opportunities in our industry, they are better prepared to enter the industry as productive, efficient entry-level employees.”
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 Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at (312)231-0258 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.
The Hertz Corporation, a subsidiary of Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental brands in approximately 10,200 corporate and franchisee locations throughout North America, Europe, The Caribbean, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest worldwide rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Ultimate Choice, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Green and Prestige Collections set Hertz apart from the competition. Additionally, The Hertz Corporation owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen, operates the Firefly vehicle rental brand and Hertz 24/7 car sharing business in international markets and sells vehicles through Hertz Car Sales. For more information about The Hertz Corporation, visit: www.hertz.com.
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.