Insurance Auto Auctions has contributed $10,000 to the Collision Repair Education Foundation, continuing the company's ongoing support of the collision industry. This gift from Insurance Auto Auctions is an investment into the entire industry by enhancing the Education Foundation's ability to offer grants and scholarships to collision programs and the students nationwide. Increasing educational opportunities for these students, who are the industry professionals of tomorrow, makes the future brighter for all involved.
The $10,000 contribution from Insurance Auto Auctions will support the Education Foundation's Collision Repair Education Campaign fund, which allows the Foundation to provide its annual student scholarships, school grants, and the annual Ultimate Collision Education Makeover $50,000 school grant.
"IAA has remained a longstanding supporter of philanthropic and education programs dedicated to the collision repair industry and we are pleased to be able to contribute to advancing the Foundation's mission," said Don Hermanek, senior VP and chief client officer of Insurance Auto Auctions. "Collision Repair Education Foundation's programs and campaigns develop the next generation of leaders in our industry, providing them with unsurpassed training and mentorship to guide their careers."
"On behalf of the staff, Board of Trustees, and the collision school programs across the country that the Collision Repair Education Foundation supports, I would like to thank Insurance Auto Auctions for their annual contribution and joining in our efforts to assist the future professionals of the collision industry. Our organization operates and provides support solely through industry contributions, donations like this from Insurance Auto Auctions are crucial in order to enhance the technical education of collision students," stated Clark Plucinski, Collision Repair Education Foundation executive director.