Friday, 30 April 2021 15:53

The Durable Companies, GEICO, NABC Donate Refurbished Vehicle to Veteran

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Recently, a deserving Connecticut veteran experienced a life-changing event---the presentation of a refurbished vehicle to provide him independence and the ability to work and take care of his family---thanks to The Durable Companies and car donor GEICO, along with the National Auto Body Council (NABC) Recycled Rides program.

The presentation was held recently at The Durable Companies collision repair facility in Waterbury, CT.


The deserving recipient was selected by the New Haven Vet Center to receive the 2012 Ford Explorer. GEICO donated the vehicle and the Durable Companies refurbished it. Enterprise also participated, donating six months of insurance for the veteran.
“On behalf of the veteran who received the vehicle last week and on behalf of The New Haven Vet Center, I’d like to offer a huge thank you for the help and resources of the National Auto Body Council,” said John D. Berube, LMFT, of the New Haven Vet Center. “Our recipient is thrilled with the Ford Explorer and he is now able to work occasionally and can get himself to and from appointments at the VA.”
NABC Recycled Rides is a unique program in which businesses representing all facets of the collision repair industry team up to repair and donate vehicles to individuals and families in need of reliable transportation. Since the inception of the NABC Recycled Rides program in 2007, members of the NABC have donated more than 2,600 vehicles valued at more than $36 million.
Additional partners in the NABC Recycled Rides presentation included 1-800 Charity Cars.


Source: NABC

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