Penske Truck Rental Donation Brightens Holidays for Paralyzed Veterans of America

WASHINGTON--()--Paralyzed Veterans of America (Paralyzed Veterans) today announced that Penske Truck Rental, one of the leading consumer and commercial truck rental providers in North America, donated $255,157 to benefit Paralyzed Veterans’ Mission: ABLE campaign.

This mid-campaign donation is part of Penske’s year-long fundraising effort for Paralyzed Veterans called #OneWay4PVA, which began on Memorial Day 2013 and continues through Memorial Day 2014. Penske Truck Rental is a business unit of Reading, Pa.-based Penske Truck Leasing.

“The PVA provides an incredible level of services to help our heroes,” said Penske Truck Leasing President and CEO Brian Hard. “We sincerely thank our customers for their generosity and for joining us in support of the work PVA does to help veterans.”

Paralyzed Veterans’ Mission: ABLE campaign was designed to enlist Americans – citizens, communities and corporations – to help ensure our paralyzed heroes are provided the physical care needed to live a healthy life; receive the benefits they've earned through military service; and obtain job training and employment opportunities for new and fulfilling careers.

“We thank Penske for their support of the work we do on behalf of veterans,” said Bill Lawson, national president of Paralyzed Veterans of America. “This generous donation will allow us to continue serving all veterans and providing them with free programs and services to help them live full and productive lives, regardless of injury.”

Paralyzed Veterans of America is a congressionally chartered national nonprofit organization founded in the mid-1940s by a group of spinal cord injured American heroes of World War II. The organization provides its programs and services to all veterans free-of-charge, including benefits assistance, employment services and adaptive sporting opportunities.

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric Capital Corporation. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. To learn more about Penske's products and services please visit http://www.GoPenske.com.

Visit http://www.pensketruckrental.com/discounts/mission-able.html to learn more about #OneWay4PVA or to make a contribution to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

About Paralyzed Veterans of America:

Paralyzed Veterans of America is a national nonprofit was founded by a group of seriously injured American heroes from the “Greatest Generation” of World War II. They created a nonprofit organization to meet the challenges that they faced back in the 1940s—from a medical community not ready to treat them to an inaccessible world. For more than 67 years, Paralyzed Veterans’ national office and its 34 chapters across the nation have been making America a better place for all veterans and people with disabilities. (www.pva.org).

Contacts

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Lani Poblete, 202-416-7667

Release Summary

Penske Truck Rental Donates $255,157 to Paralyzed Veterans as part of #OneWay4PVA Fundraising Campaign Running through Memorial Day 2014

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Contacts

Paralyzed Veterans of America
Lani Poblete, 202-416-7667