America’s veterans need good careers after their service, and collision repair industry needs good technicians. Since 2013, 3M and the non-profit Collision Repair Education Foundation have raised over $850,000 to help veterans and their family join the autobody industry. 3M Hire Our Heroes fund has awarded scholarships and tool grants for over 330 recipients.
Your donation helps support our military veterans and our industry by providing tool grants for veterans, and scholarships for their immediate families. who want to begin a rewarding career in collision repair. This year, when you help these most-deserving students – you’ll have a chance to get behind the wheel of a professional race car, on a NASCAR® track, and race in Las Vegas for the 3M Hire Our Heroes Trophy. There are two ways to donate and win. Simply make a qualifying donation to the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s 3M Hire Our Heroes fund.
Race in Las Vegas for the 3M Hire Our Heroes Trophy, presented at SEMA by “The King” Richard Petty. Be one of 24 donors of $5000 or more to Collision Repair Education Foundation for the 3M™ Hire Our Heroes campaign and you can drive a real stock car from the NASCAR® Racing Experience in Las Vegas. Twenty four Drivers will compete against their peers for the fastest lap at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Drive yourself as you race for the trophy in NASCAR® Racing Experience stock car, no lead car to follow.
BONUS: First 10 Donors who donate $8000 or more will drive a car wrapped in their own company branding!
Drawing for Driving Experiences or prizes. All donations of $200 or more made to the Collision Repair Education Foundation, earmarked for the “Hire Our Heroes fund” made before August 30, 2018 will receive a 3M Hire Our Heroes Flag designed by Chip Foose and be entered into a drawing for the following prizes:
1st Prize- Authentic Racing Helmet, autographed by 40 Cup drivers from the 2017 season, including Dale Earnhardt Jr, and NASCAR legend Richard Petty!
2nd Prize- Authentic Racing Helmet, autographed by 40 Cup drivers from the 2016 season, including Carl Edwards, Tony Stewart, and Jeff Gordon!
3rd Prize- NASCAR® Racing Experience for 4 people at a track near you!
4th Prize-NASCAR® Racing Experience for 4 people at a track near you!
5th Prize- NASCAR® Racing Experience for 4 people at a track near you!
6th Prize- Petty’s Garage Sign Autographed by “the King”, Richard Petty!
7th Prize- Patriotic hood designed by Ryan “Ryno” Templeton!