The Hertz Corp. has announced the expansion of its Give + Go rental program, which enables customers to support their local communities through Hertz 24/7 hourly car rentals. By teaming with Operation Support Our Troops (OSOT), Hertz Give + Go will donate the proceeds from the first hour of every Hertz 24/7 Give + Go rental.
Through this partnership, more than 10,000 pounds of care packages will be delivered to U.S. troops overseas. In fact, each Hertz 24/7 rental in a Give + Go car will provide four deployed U.S. troops with personalized care packages from home, says Hertz.
"Hertz launched its Hertz for Heroes program to honor and support the nation's military personnel," said Mark Frissora, Hertz chairman and chief executive officer. "This year, we're excited to partner with Operation Support our Troops America, a dedicated group that aims to provide military personnel and their families with support while deployed as well as continued assistance once back home. ..."
OSOT provides care and comfort packages to active duty military through its volunteer, partnership and donations efforts. Packages contain 25 pounds of comfort items and letters from people in the local community expressing their support of our military.
"Operation Support Our Troops is dedicated to supporting 'America's Sons and Daughters' while they serve overseas and also upon return to the states," said Deb Rickert, founder of Operation Support Our Troops. "To date, we've delivered more than 1.3 million pounds of goods to troops deployed around the world, and we've grown to be one of the largest volunteer based military support organizations in the country. … ”