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5 Schools Receive Funds to Improve Collision Repair Programs through Farmers Insurance, CREF


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Continuing its collaboration with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), Farmers Insurance® sponsored five $3,000 Benchmark Grants in support of collision repair education programs at secondary and post-secondary schools.

Instructors use donated funds to enhance their educational offerings and help ensure the students graduating from their programs are prepared to enter a career in the collision repair industry.


“The Farmers team is proud of our longstanding dedication to giving back and helping make a positive impact in the communities we’re proud to serve,” said Gerald Poirier, strategy and process lead for Farmers Insurance. “As an insurer, Farmers knows how invaluable collision repair work can be in getting customers back on the road after an accident, and we hope our contribution helps strengthen the collision repair education programs.”


Farmers Insurance awarded five $3,000 grants to:


  • Livermore High School, Livermore, CA
  • Dos Palos High School, Dos Palos, CA
  • Kingwood Park High School, Kingwood, TX
  • JB Hensler College and Career Academy aka Alvin ISD, Manvel, TX
  • South Plains College, Levelland, TX


The Collision School Career Readiness Benchmark Grants recognize schools that excel at educating students in collision repair, but due to strained school budgets, the programs require additional financial assistance.


Recipient schools use these funds to provide the tools, equipment and supplies necessary to...

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