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HIGH POINT, N.C. – (March 29, 2018) – Thomas Built Buses and parent company Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) have pledged $100,000 to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point as part of the DaimlerCares program. Through this program, DTNA partners with each of its locations to serve non-profit organizations in local communities.
“As part of our ongoing support of the High Point community, we are pleased to partner with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point in 2018,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses. “Together, we will expand the reach and impact of the Boys & Girls Clubs in this community so even more children and teens have a safe and fun place to play, learn, grow and become their best selves.”
The $100,000 donation will allow the Boys & Girls Clubs to invest in transportation and facility improvements, staff and board training, and program enhancements that will result in safer, more enjoyable learning experiences for the families they serve.
“The support of Thomas Built Buses will allow our organization to increase the number of children and teens who are served by us,” said Bo Hedrick, president and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point. “Their support will also provide a higher-quality Club experience to our members and ultimately place our organization in a position where its value to the High Point community continues its path of sustainability and growth.”
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Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at https://thomasbuiltbuses.com or at https://www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses.
Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.