Penske United Way Campaign Contributions Increase

united-way-lock-up-cmykPenske contributed $875,000 to the 2014 United Way of Berks County campaign, reflecting an overall increase of 15.3 percent in charitable donations to the Reading, Pa.-based organization.

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Penske Associates Help Families Enjoy Thanksgiving

Adopt A FamilyPenske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics associates banded together to donate hundreds of boxes of food to the Salvation Army of Reading that will benefit Berks County, Pa. families in need this Thanksgiving. In all, 105 families were provided with the makings of a traditional Thanksgiving meal from the turkey down to the dessert. Each family, on average, received four full boxes of donations, depending on the family size. [Read more…]

Penske Associates “Loaned” for United Way Fundraising Effort

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGrowing up, Penske associate Aphrodite Felix experienced the positive impact of social service agencies like the ones in her native New York community.

“We were fortunate enough to be able to participate in programs, such as the Salvation Army, Toys for Tots and our local community centers that provided us with hot meals,” she said. [Read more…]

Local United Way Honors Penske Headquarters with Fundraising Award

united-way-lock-up-cmykThe United Way of Berks County, Pa., recently presented Penske Truck Leasing with an Eagle Award for the company’s support of the organization’s annual fundraising campaign.

During the 2013 United Way fundraising campaign, the company raised more than $500,000 and increased contributors by 41 percent through an incentive program. [Read more…]

Penske Truck Rental Joins “TODAY Show” Sandy Relief Effort

TODAY Gives HopeYesterday, NBC News’ “TODAY show” announced “TODAY Gives Hope,” a new ongoing initiative to help bring relief to communities in need. (Watch the TODAY T.V. segment here.) [Read more…]