ESTERO, Fla., Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hertz Global, which operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty rental car brands in the U.S. through its operating subsidiary The Hertz Corporation, is beginning a partnership with Luke's Wings, a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of service members who have been wounded in battle, by providing up to $5,000 in vehicle rentals during the months of November and December.
"We are thrilled to partner with such a notable company in the rental car industry," said Jennifer Magerer, Luke's Wings' executive director of family communications and logistics. "Together, we are truly making an impact on the lives of our service members and their families."
Since 2008, Luke's Wings has provided families with the means to travel to be with their loved ones during the service member's hospitalization. The group not only flies family members in and out of military hospitals, but also flies injured soldiers home for holidays, birthdays and other major life events. This service helps ensure that every wounded warrior is supported by family as they recover. Additionally, the organization flies families into hospice care facilities to spend time with a veteran in their final days and provides emergency flights for the families of our special operators who are injured on special missions.
"Hertz is proud to add a new dimension to the travel services Luke's Wings provides," said Bill Masterson, Hertz's vice president of communications. "We look forward to growing our partnership in the new year and giving back to the men and women of our armed services."
ABOUT HERTZ GLOBAL
Hertz Global operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty vehicle rental brands, through its operating company The Hertz Corporation, in approximately 10,000 corporate and franchisee locations throughout North America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Hertz Global is one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Green and Prestige Collections set Hertz Global apart from the competition. Additionally, Hertz Global owns the vehicle leasing and fleet management leader Donlen Corporation, operates the Hertz 24/7 hourly vehicle rental business in international markets and sells vehicles through its Rent2Buy program. For more information about Hertz Global, visit: www.hertz.com.
ABOUT LUKE'S WINGS
Luke's Wings is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit dedicated to providing travel services for families of those wounded in the military that are hospitalized at medical and rehabilitation centers. By purchasing travel agency services and travel tickets for loved ones, Luke's Wings provides an immediate and invaluable service to the families of our men and women at arms while also helping to encourage and motivate the service members' recovery.
SOURCE Hertz Global Holdings