According to a press release, the month-long November initiative will support distinct military charities in each city, both designed to provide assistance to families of U.S. service men and women who have been injured in the line of duty. In addition to the fundraiser, there will be special savings for all Lazydays customers and discounts for all active and veteran military personnel throughout the month.
“Military appreciation is very important to us at Lazydays,” said Lazydays Chief Marketing Officer John Lebbad. “We have 198 veterans on our team at Lazydays and we deeply appreciate their courageous service to our country and the value they bring to this company. Over the years we have also seen many veterans come through our doors who are avid RVers and loyal Lazydays customers. We want to salute all veterans, active and injured military personnel in America and thank them for their service and bravery.”
In Tampa, the funds raised will benefit Operation Helping Hand (Op HH), a local non-profit organization founded in 2004 to provide assistance and support wounded and injured active duty military being treated at the James A. Haley VA Hospital, and their families. Active duty military are transferred from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Bethesda National Naval Medical Center or from one of many other military medical centers to the Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa.
In Tucson, the funds raised will benefit the Arizona Fisher House which will provide a “home away from home” for families of patients receiving medical care at major military and VA medical centers. There are currently 64 Fisher Houses throughout the United States and Germany. Tucson has been selected as the Arizona location for a new Fisher House. The Fisher House Foundation will match funds raised to build the facility.
Funds will be raised and donated in two ways:
• $50 for every RV sold in the month of November will go directly to the local charities in each city.
• $1 per each new fan (like) on Facebook (up to $2000) will be donated and divided between both charities.
In addition to the fundraising campaign, Lazydays will also offer special pricing discounts to active and veteran military throughout the month of November. The discounts include: 20% off service labor and parts (Tampa and Tucson), 50% off campsite at Lazydays Campground in Tampa and 20% off Lazydays Store purchases (Tampa and Tucson). All Lazydays customers will also enjoy special savings throughout the month of November in honor of Military Appreciation Month.
For more information on how you can contribute to the Military Appreciation Month, visit: www.facebook.com/lazydays or www.lazydays.com.