CHICAGO, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Van Lines, one of the world's largest household goods moving companies, has announced an exclusive charitable partnership with The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center (ARC) program.
"Allied Van Lines is committed to simplifying the moving process while doing our part in strengthening communities," said Lesli Bertoli, vice president and general manager, Allied Van Lines. "By offering our moving customers with a way to donate unwanted household items, they do good by helping others while receiving a tax benefit for the donated items."
Through this partnership, usable items that might be pitched during the moving process or left behind – vehicles, furniture, clothing to appliances – can be donated. To learn more, visit www.allied.com/partners/salvation-army.
"By partnering with Allied Van Lines, we are able to provide people in a busy moving situation with an easy, one-call solution to donate usable, unwanted goods to The Salvation Army," said Major John Aren, Administrator, Chicago North Side ARC. "All proceeds are used to fund our Adult Rehabilitation Center program, where beneficiaries find help, hope, and a second chance at life through work therapy, education, counseling and spiritual development."
Building on its partnership with Move for Hunger which collects nonperishable food for local food banks, Allied is committed to providing simple ways to donate all types of household items and transform the lives of those in need.
About The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army is an international Christian organization that began its work in London, UK in 1865. The Salvation Army gives hope and support to vulnerable people today and every day in 126 countries around the world. The Salvation Army offers practical assistance for children and families, often tending to the basic necessities of life, provides shelter for homeless people and rehabilitation for people who have lost control of their lives to an addiction.
About Allied Van Lines
Established in 1928, Allied Van Lines, with more than 400 agent locations in North America, is an experienced leader in household goods moving and specialized transportation services. Voted as America's Most Recommended Moving Company for 2015 by Women's Choice Awards, Allied is one of the world's largest moving companies and one of the recognizable brands of SIRVA, Inc., a leading partner for end-to-end global mobility solutions. For more information about Allied Van Lines, visit www.allied.com. Allied Van Lines, Inc., U.S. DOT No. 076235.
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