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Thomas Built Buses Makes $300,000 Donation to Local United Way

Contact: nicholas.smith@daimler.com

HIGH POINT, N.C. Dec. 19, 2016 Thomas Built Buses, its employees, and parent company Daimler Trucks North America have made a donation of $300,000 to the United Way of Greater High Point. Funds will be distributed through the United Way to local organizations in need. 

“Our employees continually go above and beyond when it comes to giving back to our community,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses. “This year, our employees raised $150,000 for the United Way, and this amount was matched dollar for dollar by our parent company, Daimler Trucks North America. We are happy to give back to the community that has supported our company and employees for the past 100 years.”

“We are so grateful for the generous contribution of Thomas Built Buses and their employees,” said Bobby Smith, president of United Way of Greater High Point. “Thomas Built Buses has been a top donor in our community for many years, and this year, their $300,000 donation is one of the highest donations to the United Way of Greater High Point. These funds will make a huge impact in our community.”

About Thomas Built Buses

Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at www.thomasbus.com or at http://www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses.

Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.

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