Community

Supporting the Communities in Which We Do Business … and Beyond

1stCertified Collision Centers and its owners are determined to be contributing members of the communities we serve, as well as supporting a number of national and international initiatives benefiting those in need of support.

Local Charities, Schools and Foundations:
  • We provide services to the City of Riverside, California Highway Patrol, Riverside Police Department, University California Riverside (UCR) and California’s Department of General Services.
  • 1stCertified supports many local groups and initiatives, including:
    • Phoenix Patriot Foundation (Wounded Veterans)
    • The Brett Downey Foundation (Off-Road Motorcycle Safety)
    • Big City Mountaineers (Youth Mentoring)
    • French Valley Girls Softball Association
    • St. John Bosco Mission
    • San Bernardino Mission
    • Youth Hope Foundation
    • Yucaipa High School Baseball Boosters
    • Boys and Girls Club (Redlands and Riverside)
    • Megan’s Wings
    • Shoes That Fit
    • Inland Empire Lighthouse for the Blind
    • California College Access Fund
    • Hope Services
    • Circle of Concern
    • P.E.P. (Programs Employing People)
    • Kids Cure Foundation
    • Eddy P’s Foundation (Fighting Childhood Diseases)
    • Childhood Cancer Foundation
    • Redlands Police Officers Foundation
    • Redlands Community Music Association
    • Redlands High School Football Program
Industry Associations:
  • National Auto Body Association (NABC)
    • We are proud to be a Diamond Member of NABC, a national organization involved in several worthwhile giving programs.
    • To date, 1stCertified has provided re-built vehicles to two families in need through NABC’s Recycled Rides Program.
  • Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF)
    • CREF provides significant support to the secondary and post-secondary school systems that provide technical education to students pursuing carriers in collision repair.
    • 1stCertified contributes both time and dollars to support the efforts of CREF
National and International:
  • ALS
    • University of Michigan – Program for Neurology Research & Discovery Fund 366275
    • ALS Association – Orange County Chapter
  • World Vision
  • OxFam
  • Habitat for Humanity – Restore
  • Olympics – Team USA
  • Special Olympics
  • Goodwill
  • Red Cross
  • Salvation Army
  • March of Dimes
  • CROP Hunger Walk
  • Disabled Vets
  • Cancer Cure Foundation

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