CHICAGO — To help give back this holiday season, 160 Driving Academy partnered with The Salvation Army for a two-and-a-half week National Thanksgiving Food Drive utilizing 150-plus branch locations across the United States as donation collection sites.
According to a news release, 160 Driving Academy nationally collected more than 800 non-perishable goods, providing meals for those in need.
Steve Gold, CEO of 160 Driving Academy, presented an in-kind donation of $5,000 during the John Williams’ Virtual Red Kettle, The Salvation Army Radiothon, on WGN Radio 720.
“Supporting The Salvation Army has been an outstanding experience for everyone in our organization,” Gold said. “It’s an honor to give back to communities all across the nation and we’re delighted for the continued growth of our partnership.”
Donations are still being accepted. Click here for more information.
Born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, and raised in East Texas, John Worthen returned to his home state to attend college in 1998 and decided to make his life in The Natural State. Worthen is a 20-year veteran of the journalism industry and has covered just about every topic there is. He has a passion for writing and telling stories. He has worked as a beat reporter and bureau chief for a statewide newspaper and as managing editor of a regional newspaper in Arkansas. Additionally, Worthen has been a prolific freelance journalist for two decades, and has been published in several travel magazines and on travel websites.