FORT LAUDERDALE, FL (December 28, 2020) – Fleet Advantage, a leading innovator in truck fleet business analytics, equipment financing, and life cycle cost management (LCCM) today announced their foundation, Kids Around the Corner made a donation of $5,200 to The Salvation Army Angel Tree Program of Fort Lauderdale in collaboration with Walmart.
Each year, The Salvation Army and Walmart collaborate to provide gifts for children in need around the country. Recognizing that every child deserves to feel the joy of Christmas, The Salvation Army Angel Tree program provides new clothing and toys to more than one-million children and families in need each year.
“Contributing to The Angel Tree Program has allowed us to influence the lives of local children and families this holiday season,” said John Flynn, CEO of Fleet Advantage. “The mission of our Kids Around The Corner foundation is to impact communities in areas where our customers and employees live and work.”
Through the Kids Around The Corner donation, The Angel Tree Program of Fort Lauderdale was able to fulfill the remaining gift requests of kids in need that have not been fulfilled from their local Walmart angel tree, and also the request of about 74 additional children whose names did not make it on the tree due to last minute submissions.
About The Angel Tree Program
The Salvation Army and Walmart have collaborated to meet human needs for more than 40 years and are partnering to Rescue Christmas in 2020 with Angel Trees at Walmart stores across the nation. Recognizing that every child deserves to feel the joy of Christmas, The Salvation Army Angel Tree program provides new clothing and toys to more than one-million children and families in need each year. Once a child is accepted as an Angel, donors can shop for their Christmas wish list. Simply pick a tag off the Angel Tree located inside your local Walmart store or shop online using Walmart’s Registry for Good. Once the gifts are received, The Salvation Army will distribute them to families in need for Christmas morning.
About Kids Around the Corner
Kids Around the Corner was founded in 2014 by Fleet Advantage to support the needs of the communities where their employees and clients live and work. Fleet Advantage has committed to donating a percentage of its profits to children’s charities each year on behalf of their customers.
About Fleet Advantage
Fleet Advantage has over $1 Billion of assets under its Life Cycle Cost Management (LCCM) program and serves America’s top corporate fleets. Fleet Advantage guarantees the absolute lowest cost of operation by providing truck and trailer financing with matching proprietary data driven IT processes and fleet analytics, using the latest equipment technology to achieve optimum vehicle productivity and maximum safety. Fleet Advantage is ranked as one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the state of Florida and the fastest growing independent truck lessor in the U.S. In 2018, Fleet Advantage was ranked the 9th Top Private Independent from Monitor Daily; and in 2015 and 2013, the company was named to Inc. magazines’ 500|5000 list of fastest growing companies in the nation. In 2011, CEO John Flynn received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year® 2011 Florida – Emerging Category award.