LINE-X DONATES $50,000 TO UCLA OPERATION MEND – SUPPORTING MISSION TO HEAL THE WOUNDS OF WAR
– LINE-X, a Top U.S. Veteran-Friendly Franchise, Donates Proceeds of Auctioned Custom Camaro and Additional Funds to UCLA Operation Mend –
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., (January 20, 2016) – LINE-X, voted a “Best for Vets Franchise,” is showing its continued commitment to U.S. veterans by donating $50,000 to UCLA Operation Mend, an incredible nonprofit organization that provides medical treatment for veterans who have been wounded in war. In November, LINE-X auctioned a West Coast Customs customized 2013 Chevrolet Camaro 1SS Coupe for $32,000 at the Anaheim Mecum Auction with proceeds going to UCLA Operation Mend. After the car sold, LINE-X executives pitched-in another $18,000 to show their gratitude and belief in what the organization is doing for wounded warriors. A $50,000 check will be handed off to UCLA Operation Mend by veteran and LINE-X President, Dennis Weese Thursday, January 14, 2016 at the Operation Mend headquarters located at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
UCLA Operation Mend was established as a groundbreaking partnership among UCLA Health, the United States military and the Department of Veterans Affairs to help heal the wounds of war. Operation Mend provides advanced surgical and medical treatment, as well as comprehensive psychological-health support for service members, veterans and their families at no cost. Their mission is to partner with the United States Military to jointly heal the wounds of war by delivering leading-edge patient care, research and education and by using the best medicine and technology available.
“As an Army veteran, I am so honored to be in a position to give back to our military personnel and have full confidence that this donation is going to an incredible organization that will use it with integrity, compassion, respect, teamwork and excellence towards the families they help,” said Dennis Weese, President of LINE-X Protective Coatings. “I am proud to be part of the teamwork between LINE-X, UCLA Operation Mend and West Coast Customs that have made this project and donation a reality.”
LINE-X has a strong history of providing successful opportunities to active military duty members as well as American veterans who have honorably served. Both the Military Times and U.S. Veterans Magazine identify LINE-X among the top franchises who demonstrate the best outreach, accessibility, and accommodations for service members and veterans in the nation. Additionally, LINE-X is a leader in the spray-on coating industry, providing ultimate durability and protection having been recognized by the U.S. military for advanced anti-spall and blast mitigation capabilities. LINE-X has been approved to safeguard government, military and private buildings and vehicles around the globe, including the U.S. Pentagon.
The donation will be handed to UCLA Operation Mend by LINE-X President Dennis Weese January 14, 2016 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, Calif.
About LINE-X LLC
LINE-X LLC (www.LINE-X.com) is a Global Leader in high performance protective coatings offering scientifically formulated polymers that permanently bond to a wide range of surfaces for unmatched durability. With the launch of the brand’s Truck Gear by LINE-X accessory line, LINE-X’s ‘indestructible’ armor is complemented with premium, stylish truck offerings to make for a true one-stop truck customization solution at franchise locations across the United States and the globe. With prominent applications in the automotive, military, commercial, light industrial, heavy industrial, agricultural, marine and personal customization worlds, LINE-X brings legendary protection to the truck lifestyle and beyond. Headquartered in Huntsville, Ala., with more than 500 locations in 60 countries, it is the mission of LINE-X to consistently produce the highest quality and most non-replicable materials available. Follow LINE-X on Twitter @LineXprotects, become a fan on Facebook of LINE-X Protective Coatings, follow LINE-X on Instagram @LINEXNorthAmerica, and check out what LINE-X is doing on YouTube at: www.youtube.com/LINEXProtects.
About UCLA Operation Mend
UCLA Operation Mend was established in 2007 as a groundbreaking partnership among UCLA Health, the United States military and the Department of Veterans Affairs to help heal the wounds of war. Operation Mend provides advanced surgical and medical treatment, as well as comprehensive psychological-health support for post-9/11-era service members, veterans and their families at no cost. The program is available to eligible warriors injured during combat operations or while training for service. For more information, please visit us at www.operationmend.ucla.edu. Follow UCLA Operation Mend on Twitter @Operation_Mend, on Facebook at UCLAOperationMend and on Instagram @OperationMend.