Truck donation aims to drive out hunger

March 1, 2007
DaimlerChrysler Financial Services Americas LLC and Freightliner LLC, DaimlerChrysler's commercial vehicle division in North America, donated a mini-fleet

DaimlerChrysler Financial Services Americas LLC and Freightliner LLC, DaimlerChrysler's commercial vehicle division in North America, donated a mini-fleet of three 2007 trucks with 18-foot refrigerated van bodies to Forgotten Harvest in Southfield MI. The trucks included one Freightliner M2 and two Sterling Acterra trucks.

A non-profit organization, Forgotten Harvest provides perishable food to those in need. Currently, it delivers more than eight million pounds of food to 135 emergency food providers in the greater Detroit MI area annually. Forgotten Harvest maintains a fleet of 17 trucks, four of which were donated by DaimlerChrysler Financial Services.

In making the donation, DaimlerChrysler Financial Services Americas was aided by DaimlerChrysler Truck Financial, one of its business units; and Wolverine Eastside, a Freightliner dealership in Mount Clemens MI.

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