WASHINGTON, D.C., July 25, 2011 – While celebrating its 25th anniversary, the National Rehabilitation Hospital (NRH) located in Washington, D.C. is also celebrating a generous contribution from GEICO in honor of its 25 years of serving the Washington community.
GEICO Philanthropic Foundation has committed $150,000 to support the hospital’s mission and was a founding supporter of NRH at its inception. Nancy Pierce, GEICO vice president, will present the check to the hospital on July 27.
"Over the past 25 years, we have witnessed National Rehabilitation Hospital successfully serve the community through quality patient care, rehabilitation research, education and training, assistive technology and advocacy," said Pierce. "We are proud to support the hospital’s commitment to helping those injured in auto or other accidents."
NRH offers inpatient, outpatient and day treatment services to patients with a variety of physical disabilities. In addition to the GEICO Driver Training Program, NRH provides a number of specialty services including vocational services, sleep studies, clinics for seating and mobility, spasticity, rehabilitation engineering and prosthetics and orthotics.
"Without a doubt, our success is the result of having partners like GEICO," said John Rockwood, president of NRH. "The GEICO Technology Demonstration Center, the GEICO Driver Training Program and the support of the Victory Awards - all testify to our unique relationship that has allowed NRH to achieve its goal of ‘adding life to years’ for the patients we serve."
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.