The donation is one of a series of initiatives in conjunction with the Pep Boys Centennial Celebration.
Company invites award winners to participate in #PepBoysRoadTrip events as its Centennial Celebration continues nationwide.
This year’s program will include five $10,000 scholarships to qualified students.
Customers who donate toys will receive discounts on selected auto parts and services.
Service technicians are recognized for outstanding performance and showing how #TechsGoFurther.
Twelve scholarships of $2,500 each will be available to qualified students studying to become professional automotive technicians.
Two California locations offered free car care clinics and multi-point inspections.
As a corporate sponsor, Pep Boys donated $25,000 and worked with Toys for Tots to place collection bins in nearly 1,000 locations in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
Starting Nov. 4, the well-recognized Toys for Tots donation bins will be in service waiting areas of Pep Boys locations throughout the country where customers can donate new, unwrapped toys.
The new program aims to recruit, train and retain technicians, helping to fill an industry-wide talent gap projected to grow to 46,000 positions by 2026.
Company launches “Car Care That Comes to You,” deploys mobile crew to assist in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael.