READING, Pa., June 29, 2009 - For the fifth straight year, Penske Truck Rental donated 26 foot consumer box trucks to the annual NBC "Today Show" Lend a Hand series, which was held June 22 to 25 and June 29.
Emmy award winning broadcaster Al Roker visited five U.S. cities and delivered live on air much needed items to select charities:
· June 22, Los Angeles, Calif.
· June 23, Portland, Ore.
· June 24, Galveston, Texas
· June 25, Little Rock, Ark.
· June 29, Charlotte, N.C.
"We are honored and privileged to support NBC with such a worthwhile cause," stated Jim Feenstra, Senior Vice President – Marketing, Penske Truck Leasing. "During these difficult economic times, it is important to contribute to the community and we are proud to play a part in giving back."
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pa., is a joint venture among Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and General Electric. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 200,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, transportation and warehousing management, and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more about the company and its products and services.