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Monday, 06 June 2016 18:26

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Donates $81,000 to CREF

ABRA Auto Body & Glass has announced that it has donated $81,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) to help support collision repair education programs, schools, and students.

Approximately $40,000 of the contribution will go to the Fayetteville Technical Community College in Fayetteville, NC to support efforts assisting military veterans and civilians transitioning into the collision repair industry. Approximately $11,000 of the contribution funded an ABRA-named student scholarship earlier this spring as well as ABRA’s participation in the Foundation’s career fairs around the country throughout the year.
According to the company, for more than two decades, ABRA has supported CREF to help build awareness of collision repair industry career opportunities within local schools and communities.
ABRA’s chief people officer, David Kuhl, says the company is proud to support the foundation and committed to ensuring that students have the opportunity to create a rewarding career in an ever-growing industry.
“It’s a great feeling knowing this donation will help play a part in the development and growth of our industry as well as support the advancement of students interested in a career in collision repair,” Kuhl said.
Brandon Eckenrode, director of development for CREF, said, “We are truly grateful for the long-standing and significant support that ABRA has shown us over the years. Many of these activities would not be possible without the generosity of partners like ABRA Auto Body & Glass.”
For more information about ABRA, visit http://www.abraauto.com/.