KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — In honor of Military Appreciation Month this May, veteran-founded Pilot Company is donating $100,000 to Hire Heroes USA, an organization that provides job search assistance to current members of the military, veterans and their spouses.
Military members and their families will also be celebrated at the company’s travel centers across North America with special offers and freebies available in the myRewards Plus™ app, a news release stated.
“We are passionate about serving those who protect our country and are grateful for organizations like Hire Heroes USA that are helping find meaningful and successful careers for these highly skilled service men and women,” Shameek Konar, CEO of Pilot Company, said. “Pilot appreciates and recognizes the strong leadership qualities and talents that they bring to our team and is proud to have veterans employed across our organization. We hope partnerships like this will bring more veterans into the workforce.”
According to the news release, “Hire Heroes USA is one of the most influential employment assistance organizations in the country, helping transitioning service members secure thousands of jobs each year. With this $100,000 donation, Hire Heroes USA will be able to take 100 military members through the transition process and into great careers.”
“It is thanks to long-time partners like Pilot that our veterans and military spouses are empowered to secure well-fitting and well-paying jobs,” Andrew Sandoe, CEO of Hire Heroes USA, said. “We at Hire Heroes USA are thankful for Pilot’s belief in our organization and commitment to our nation’s veterans.”
Pilot Company is extending its thanks during Military Appreciation Month with exclusive offers in May and a year-round 10% discount on food and beverages for the military and their families.
More information on Hire Heroes USA is available at https://www.hireheroesusa.org/.
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