In addition to their $3,370,740 software donation last year through a partnership with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), Audatex, a Solera Company, has committed to donating $25,000 to the Foundation annually for the next five years.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation is inviting the industry to help ensure high school and college collision instructors have a great start to their fall semester by donating tools, equipment, consumables and other items.
Heath Harris, CARSTAR Arnold owner, saw an opportunity to give back to the community when a frequent customer at his collision repair facility mentioned an interest in selling her Chrysler Town and Country minivan after a fender bender.
Local employees from Service King Collision Repair Centers, Enterprise-Rent-a-Car and GEICO worked together as part of the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides program after hearing the stories of U.S. Army veteran Leon Swain and the family of Micah and Cameron Cortez.
3M Automotive Aftermarket Division and the Collision Repair Education Foundation have launched their 2018 fundraiser to help support programs and support military veterans seeking a career in the industry.