Throughout the year, Caliber Collision participated in several community events. Last January, the company said it would refurbish and donate at least 12 vehicles to families in need. Caliber surpassed this goal by 25% by gifting at least 15 vehicles to families across California, Texas, Arizona and Nevada. Caliber team members volunteered hundreds of hours to repair and refurbish these vehicles, as well as collect gifts and cash donations from local businesses and vendor partners.
Beneficiaries of these efforts included a grandmother raising two grandsons on her own in north Hollywood, CA; a disabled veteran in Texas who selflessly volunteers to help mentor and support disabled veterans; and a mother and her two teenage daughters in Orange County, CA, who escaped an abusive situation with only the clothes on their backs.
Realizing that as many as one in five Americans go without sufficient food each day, 112 Caliber Collision locations partnered with local food banks to help fight hunger in the spring of 2012. Caliber’s first-ever food drive resulted in over 172,000 meals being donated in just two weeks. Caliber associates recently completed a three-week fall food drive and provided even more meals for those in need just prior to Thanksgiving.
Caliber Collision has also joined with the American Heart Association Heart Walk across all participating communities including the Dallas Heart Walk that raised a record $4.7 million dollars in donations.
“We are deeply grateful for the passion our associates have demonstrated in 2012 to help restore the rhythm of lives in need across every community we serve,” said Steve Grimshaw, President & CEO of Caliber Collision.
“As we continue to bring our vision of improving the image of the collision repair experience to life in every community we serve, our associates have rallied around communities large and small,” he said.