TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires and Valvoline™ teamed up in recognition of Veterans Awareness Month in November by donating $60,000 to K9s for Warriors. K9s for Warriors is dedicated to providing service canines to veterans suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury and/or other military trauma incurred from military service post 9/11.
“At TBC Corporation, we have a strong desire to positively impact the communities we serve,” said Erik R. Olsen, TBC Corporation’s President, CEO & Chairman of the Board. “It is our honor to give back to the veterans who give so much to our country in partnership with Valvoline.”
A $60,000 donation covers the cost of a three-week training program for three veterans and three canines; this includes room and board at Camp K9, a state-of-the art training center and warrior housing facility, training outings and all equipment necessary for training purposes. Since inception in 2011, nearly 200 veterans and service canine teams have graduated the K9s for Warriors training program with 100% success rate in suicide prevention.” For more information, visit www.k9sforwarriors.org.