Two cars to be given to Tucsonans in need

| May 2, 2014

Local companies team up to donate late-model cars as a part of their community service programs

Caliber Collision and GEICO are giving away two refurbished cars again this year. Your nomination of someone or a family that really needs one is due by May 15. A lack of reliable transportation can be a real obstacle in life, so don’t hesitate to complete a nomination online. Here is the original press release with more information.

Recycled Rides donates a vehicle to a Tucsonan in need

TUCSON, A Z April 25, 2014 –Caliber Collision announced it is teaming up again with GEICO to donate two completely refurbished, late-model vehicles to individuals or service organizations in need.

The second annual multi-car giveaway in Tucson is part of Caliber Collision’s Recycled Rides program. The vehicles are donated by GEICO and refurbished by Caliber employees who volunteer their personal time as a community service project.

Online nominations are now being accepted at Deadline for nominations is May 15.

Nominations for Caliber’s Recycled Rides program can be submitted by individuals on behalf of their friends, family members, neighbors, co-workers, or self-nominated. Service organizations are encouraged to submit nominations for their clients and constituents.

Potential recipients must be at least 18 years old, provide a valid driver’s license, and be able to insure and maintain the vehicle. Final selection will be made by an independent committee of local community leaders.

“Reliable transportation is something many of us take for granted but for those without it, everyday activities like going to work, school, shopping, simply taking care of their families, presents a challenge,” said Mitch McMaster, Caliber Collision Vice President.

Martha Furnas, regional vice president for GEICO, noted, “We’ve been in Arizona for 11 years now and we know how important the Recycled Rides program is to local residents. We are pleased to partner with Caliber Collision again and to help provide a very useful service to the community.”

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