Service King Collision Repair Centers® teamed up with State Farm this week to pull off an emotional giveaway for a local domestic violence survivor and single mother of four. The presentation took place Tuesday, as Jessica Celestine of Little Rock was presented the keys to a fully restored Nissan Altima just in time for the holiday season.
The donation was part of the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides initiative, as Service King and State Farm worked together to obtain and restore the vehicle for Celestine and her four teenage children. Celestine recently relocated to Little Rock after escaping an abusive relationship and finding refuge at Safe Haven of Saline County – where she has flourished under its care.
The restored Nissan Altima will be a catalyst in the family’s ongoing journey to start a new life together. Now, for the first time, Celestine has reliable personal transportation to work and the freedom to transport her kids between extracurricular activities.
“When we heard Jessica’s story, our teammates jumped at the opportunity to make this holiday season special for her and her family,” said Patrick Matthews, Service King Market Director. “So many people take reliable transportation for granted. Yet, a personal vehicle has the power to transform lives, and it’s our hope this gift does just that.”
The giveaway is part of Service King’s ongoing participation in the National Auto Body Council’s Recycled Rides® initiative, which brings together insurance carriers, collision repair centers and local businesses to provide the gift of reliable personal transportation to those who need it most.
Service King operates five high-quality collision repair centers in the greater Little Rock area and total network of 335 locations in 24 states nationwide.