Schaefer Autobody Proudly Supports Veterans

The Schaefer family has always valued the people in the communities we serve. Giving back to people, especially those who have chosen to serve and protect our country, is critical to the success of our family-owned business. One of the ways in which Schaefer Autobody gives back by donating vehicles to veteran heroes who are in need of reliable transportation.

Recycled Rides Program

As you can imagine, selecting a Veteran hero to receive a donated vehicle is difficult when we receive a long list of incredible candidates. To help in the selection process we have partnered with the Joshua Chamberlain Society (JCS), a charity with the mission of providing long term support to Veterans who sustained permanent combat injuries fighting the war on terror.

To facilitate the delivery of a donated vehicle, Schaefer Autobody Centers first works with The National Auto Body Council and our business partners to get a damaged vehicle donated. We then seek out donated parts and materials from our generous vendors. The donations allow our skilled technicians to repair the donated vehicle and get it road-ready for the veteran recipient.

Schaefer Autobody Centers donates multiple vehicles annually and is deeply grateful of the participation from everyone who makes this possible. Thank you to Geico and Travelers Insurance for their vehicle donations that were gifted on September 13, 2021, at the NABC Pars for Cars Golf Fundraiser at Boone Valley Golf Club.

2021 Vehicle Donation at Boone Valley Golf Club

Recognizing those who served and now work for Schaefer Autobody Centers

Thank you for your service!

Mark Chambers

U.S. Air Force

Robert Trepagnier

U.S. Army
Sergeant First Class

Ian Craig

U.S. Army

Thank you to our Charitable Partners!

Charitable Work with Veterans in the Press

Schaefer Autobody Centers and the Joshua Chamberlain Society recently appeared on KSDK’s Show Me St. Louis.

Veterans, members of JCS and a Schaefer Autobody employee post after their on-air segment.

Members of the Joshua Chamberlain Society and Schaefer Autobody Centers gather after the KSDK segment was complete.

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Community Commitment

Schaefer Autobody Centers is proud to be part of the Greater St. Louis and Columbia, MO community. We take every opportunity to find new ways of giving back and supporting our friends and neighbors throughout the region. For 30+ years and counting, we’ve been proud to call St. Louis our home.

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