Service King Collision Repair Centers, an industry-leading operator of high-quality collision repair facilities and one of the most trusted automotive repair companies in the U.S., partnered with MetLife Insurance to donate a refurbished 2011 Hyundai Sonata to a local Bridges Domestic Violence Center client and her child.
The vehicle donation was made as part of the two organizations’ continued partnership in the National Auto Body Recycled Rides program and took place at Service King’s annual Charity Golf Event in Nashville, Tenn., which also raised funds for Bridges Domestic Violence Center.
"Bridges is so grateful to Service King and all of its partners for making this donation possible," said Bridges Domestic Violence Center Executive Director, Linda Jackson. "Having a car will give this client and her child the opportunity to start their lives over and break the cycle of violence."
The NABC Recycled Rides program provides an avenue for collision repairers, insurance providers and parts vendors to collaborate in purchasing, restoring and donating vehicles to deserving individuals and organizations.
Monday’s presentation was made possible after MetLife purchased the vehicle and teammates from Service King’s Mt. Juliet location donated time in volunteering to make necessary repairs and restorations before capping the process off with Monday’s presentation.
“We’re always thrilled to participate in a Recycled Rides giveaway,” said Mike Abbott, Service King Regional Vice President. “In this particular giveaway, we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact on a very special individual and organization. Our teammates truly recognize the impact a reliable vehicle can make, and we simply hope this helps continue to move a life forward.”
The presentation was also made possible through the joint efforts of Hubcap Heaven, Downtown Nashville Hyundai and Elite Electronics in providing essential parts and assistance through the donation and restoration process.
Service King has made similar Recycled Rides giveaways in Phoenix, Decatur and Detroit already this year.
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