PODS® Las Vegas supports troops during Adopt a Serviceman event

Moving and storage company provides logistics, collects more than 200 community donations

Online PR News – 08-March-2013 – LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Last Saturday, PODS® Las Vegas, a moving and storage company, teamed up with Adopt a Serviceman to collect more than 200 donated care package items for the servicemen and women of Southern Nevada at Silverton Hotel Casino.

During the event, a PODS® container safely and securely stored donated items from hundreds of attendees. The services PODS Las Vegas provided helped save Adopt a Serviceman thousands in moving and storage logistics.

“PODS Las Vegas was proud to be a part of this event to assist our servicemen and women in their effort to defend our freedom and our country,” said Hector Reyes, general manager of PODS Las Vegas. “We were honored to provide our moving and storage services so that when our troops are overseas they will know that they are not forgotten.”

The public also had a chance to meet service members of the military who are stationed at Nellis Air Force Base and “adopt” them by giving their support and encouragement throughout their military journeys.

PODS Las Vegas partnered with Las Vegas Beasley Broadcast radio stations for the Adopt a Serviceman 2013 event.

About PODS Las Vegas

Founded in 1998, PODS currently provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 250 million consumers and businesses, in 48 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the UK, through its company-owned and independent franchise network. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 400,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 2.0 million deliveries and has over 145,000 PODS® containers in service.

About Adopt a Serviceman

Adopt a Serviceman links military men and women who are stationed away from home or about to be deployed with civilian families or individuals who wish to become pen-pals. Approximately 85 percent of the American population is touched by the military and whether or not you support their missions, they need to know that they are thought about, cared for and loved by their friends, families and communities at home. Adoptaserviceman.com helps to bridge the gap between civilians and military personnel by facilitating on-going relationships through the simple act of keeping in touch. From the initial introductions to providing guidance on what to send to your adopted serviceman, adoptaserviceman.com will support you in supporting them.