Service King to break donation record in Great American Recycled Rides Giveaway

Sept. 9, 2016
Service King Collision Repair Centers announced its family of teammates plan to repair and donate a record number of vehicles to families in need in more than a dozen cities across the U.S.
Service King Collision Repair Centers®, in continued celebration of the organization’s 40th anniversary, announced its family of teammates plan to repair and donate a record number of vehicles to families in need in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. The effort, fittingly entitled The Great American Recycled RidesTM Giveaway, is set for Sept. 16-18, and will mark the largest vehicle donation ever conducted by a collision repair company. In total, Service King, with the assistance of several leading auto insurance companies, aims to repair and donate 40 vehicles to deserving recipients hand-selected by local non-profit organizations. “The gift of reliable, safe transportation has the power to change the entire trajectory of life,” said Jeff McFadden, Service King President. “That’s why our team is so inspired to work consistently alongside our valued insurance partners and local non-profit organizations to donate vehicles across the U.S. through The National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides program. Our hope is that this historic event will be truly life-changing for families in need across the country.”

As part of the Recycled Rides effort, Service King auto body technicians from across the U.S. voluntarily repaired each vehicle involved in the event. The simultaneous giveaways will take place Friday, Sept. 16, in more than a dozen cities across the U.S. coupled with a grand finale in front of a national audience at Chicagoland Speedway Sunday. Through joining hands with local non-profit organizations across the country, vehicles will go towards assisting single mothers, domestic violence victims, transitioning homeless families, military veterans and more.
Service King will host the giveaways in Dallas, San Antonio, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Tampa, Dublin CA, Bellflower CA, Wilshire N.C., Jackson MS, Murfreesboro, TN, Bentonville, Arkansas, and Bryant Arkansas. The single largest donation of the event is set for Service King’s hometown of Dallas, where 11 vehicles will be presented to recipients from five different non-profit organizations in Victory Park.
Recycled Rides is a unique community action initiative through which members of the National Auto Body Council, insurance companies, collision repairers, paint, parts and material manufacturers and others in the collision repair industry – unite with local non–profit organizations to provide deserving individuals and families with the gift of a fully restored vehicle. In its celebrated history, the National Auto Body Council has donated more than 1,000 vehicles since 2007.
Service King, which is celebrating its 40th Anniversary in 2016, has a longstanding partnership with the NABC and Recycled Rides. In 2015, the company donated 15 vehicles through the program while contributing more than $500,000 to dozens of non-profit organizations across the U.S.
Vehicle donations for The Great American Recycled Rides Giveaway were also made possible through partnerships with the following leading insurance providers and vendors:
- Allstate
- American Family
- State Farm
- And more

The Great American Recycled Rides Giveaway Dates and Locations

-  Dallas/Fort Worth, TX – 11 a.m. Victory Park/American Airlines Center (2500 Victory Ave Dallas, TX 75219)
-  Houston, TX -  10 a.m. Service King (10475 Southwest Freeway, Houston, TX 77074)
-  San Antonio, TX – 11 a.m. Noah’s Event Venue (18918 Ridgewood Pkwy, San Antonio, TX 78259)
-  Lincolnwood, IL 10 a.m. Service King (7100 N. McCormick Blvd. Lincolnwood, IL 60712)
-  Effingham, IL – 10 a.m. Service King (1607 West Wernsing Avenue Effingham, IL 62401)
-  Mokena, IL – 10 a.m.  Service King (9646 West 196th St. Mokena, IL 60448)
- Dublin, CA – 10 a.m. Service King (6080 Dublin Blvd. Dublin, CA 94568)
- Bellflower, CA – 10 a.m. Service King (8732 Park St. Bellflower, CA 90706)
- Tucker, GA – 6 p.m. Service King (2915 Lawrenceville Highway Tucker, GA 30084)
- Tampa, FL – 10 a.m. - Service King (1601 East Busch Blvd. Tampa, FL 33612)
- Concord, N.C. - 10 a.m. Service King (2002 Wilshire CT SW Concord, N.C. 28025)
- Murfreesboro, TN – 12 p.m. - Middle Tennessee State University 1768 MTSU Blvd. Murfreesboro, TN 37132 (Student Union Building)
- Jackson, MS – 12 p.m. Service King (912 South State St. Jackson, MS 39201)
- Bentonville, AR – 9 a.m. Service King (2609 S. Walton Blvd. Bentonville, AR 72712)
- Bryant, AR- 4:30 p.m. Service King (22578 I-30 N., Bryant AR 72022)

- Chicagoland Speedway – Approximately 12:30 p.m.  
Service King Collision Repair Centers®, with more than 40 years of experience in the automotive repair industry, is a leading national operator of comprehensive, high-quality collision repair facilities. The organization is consistently recognized for its commitment to customer satisfaction, quality workmanship and giving back to the industry through innovative training and recruiting initiatives. Service King traces its roots back to Dallas, Texas and founder Eddie Lennox who opened the very first Service King in 1976. Today, Service King operates locations in 23 states across the U.S. In 2015, Service King was named the No. 1 Best Place to Work by both the Dallas and San Antonio Business Journals. For more information and to find a local Service King, visit and follow Service King news on Facebook and Twitter.
The National Auto Body Council (NABC) develops, implements and promotes community-based initiatives that exemplify the professionalism and integrity of the collision repair industry. Members of the National Auto Body Council are recognized and acknowledged as responsible businesses that give back to the communities they serve.  NABC community service programs include its signature Recycled Rides™, First Responder Emergency Extrication (FREE™) and the Distracted Driving Initiative. For more information, contact the National Auto Body Council at 1-888-667-7433 or at Visit us on Facebook at and on Twitter at @AutoBodyCouncil.

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