READING, Pa., April 17, 2012– Penske Truck Rental is supporting Military Spouse Appreciation Day by once again teaming up with the Shoeboxes for Military Spouses program and providing rental trucks for locations in North Carolina to help pick up and transport donated items. For more information on where and what to donate, visit www.SupportMilitarySpouses.org.
Diane and Dr. Steven Rumley, co-founders of Support Military Spouses, stated: “With the assistance of Penske Truck Rental, we have a goal of collecting boxes for military spouses. We are so pleased that Penske has continued to support our mission of providing a small gift of kindness to those that love and support members of our nation’s armed forces.”
The North Carolina-based non-profit, Support Military Spouses, is the country’s only program dedicated to collecting and distributing shoebox gifts to military spouses. Support Military Spouses works in conjunction with the military to distribute shoebox gifts to spouses, which include: a short note of encouragement from the sender, inspirational materials, beauty products, notepads and inexpensive jewelry.
Penske Truck Rental joins a number of other leading organizations involved in supporting this effort including: Chick-fil-A, Walmart, Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union, Leith Auto Mall of Fayetteville, Fayetteville-Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce, 96.5 Bob FM, 107.7 Jamz and International Minute Press.
About Support Military Spouses
Support Military Spouses’ goal is to recognize and applaud the undaunted courage of military wives and husbands as they shoulder the responsibility of family life, care for wounded warriors and honor the memory of our nation’s fallen heroes. We do this through programs that show appreciation for and reaffirm the sacrifice, patriotism and selflessness of all military spouses. For comments or questions, call 919-274-7344 or email Friends@SupportMilitarySpouses.org.
About Penske Truck Rental and Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Rental is a service of Penske Truck Leasing. With one of the newest fleets, Penske Truck Rental provides do-it-yourself movers with clean, well-maintained and reliable trucks as well as moving equipment, packing supplies and accessories. Penske also offers military members discounted truck rentals. Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric. As a global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.