In projects big and small nationwide, RNR Tire Express (RNR) and its franchisees donated $1 million to those in need in 2018. There were cash donations, drives to help those affected by hurricanes, and gifts of cars, tires and school supplies along the way.
Kumho Tire USA Inc. and the Atlanta Hawks partnered to celebrate the work of mentors who volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta.
In six weeks one VIP Tires & Service store turned 607 oil changes into a $6,070 donation to local schools.
When a Louisville family decided to donate their vehicle to another local family as a way to help a 13-year-old awaiting a liver transplant, Tire Discounters Inc. jumped in to support them.
Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. has donated tires to a pair of schools where students are learning skills to enter the automotive industry.
Hankook Tire America Corp. has donated $10,000 to the United Way of the Greater Clarksville Region to help residents affected by a Feb. 24 tornado. The same storm caused minor damage at the company's tire manufacturing plant.
For the fourth consecutive year, Plaza Tire Service Inc. customers and employees made donations to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The tire dealer raised $17,856.71 at its 62 stores and its corporate office.
Bridgestone Retail Operations LLC has raised $1.4 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America this year. Customers of the company's retail stores generated most of the money by rounding up their purchases to the nearest dollar, with the proceeds going to the Boys & Girls Clubs.
Midas International Corp. is donating one meal to Feeding America for each tire installed in its stores through Dec. 31, 2017. The company is also running a simliar "one meal" promotion on social media.
Toyo Tire Holdings of Americas Inc. and its U.S. subsidiaries have given the American Red Cross $50,000 to support U.S. disaster relief efforts. The company has also challenged its employees to give, and for every $1 from workers, Toyo will contribute $2, up to a $25,000 max.
Apex Tool Group LLC has donated $220,000 in tools, as well as the use of a warehouse in Garland, Texas, to help stage and sort donations for hurricane victims.
The Driven Brands Charitable Foundation has partnered with the retail brands of Driven Brands Inc. to help raise funds for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma relief through the American Red Cross.
RNR Tire Express & Custom Wheels in Jonesboro, Ark., picked one hardworking mom from thousands of entries as the winner of a brand new car.