June 08, 2011
Penske is teaming up again with NBC “Today” for its annual Lend a Hand charity road trip.
<p>For the past six years, Penske has donated 26-foot <a href="http://www.pensketruckrental.com/">consumer trucks</a> to Lend a Hand, a weeklong road trip during which Roker delivers much-needed items to small U.S. charities. “We’re happy to respond once again to the ‘Today’ show’s request for assistance with Lend a Hand,” said Don Mikes, Penske’s vice president of rental. “We take pride in giving back to the community.”</p><p><img class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="03a442b36834c3d5ba3a5d9e7ff0dd42" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" id="28448" type="lazy-image" data-runner-src="https://assets.rebelmouse.io/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8xOTEyNjg4OC9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYyNjI1MDEzMn0.KYTF5KbQ_BlHOmDoHSPGKHVmnwvppReh4FaGNZbQsjI/img.jpg?width=980"/>Roker will visit the following cities during his goodwill tour:</p><ul class="ee-ul"> <li>Anchorage, Alaska – June 13</li> <li>Las Vegas – June 14</li> <li>Houston – June 15</li> <li>Birmingham, Ala. – June 16</li> <li>Charleston, W.V. – June 17</li></ul><p>Penske associates near these cities have been working diligently to aid the NBC production teams with securing trucks, drivers and storage facilities.</p><p>For updates of Roker’s five-day trip, be sure to visit the “Move Ahead” blog daily next week, as well as the “Today” show’s “<a href="http://allday.today.com/_news/2011/06/02/6773660-als-lend-a-hand-charity-road-trip-kicks-off-june-13">allDAY</a>” blog and the <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pensketruckrental">Penske Truck Rental Facebook</a> page.</p><p><em>By Kandace Wertz </em></p></div>
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