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Industry support in 2022 lifts ARA Foundation programs

By Brock Huffstutler

February 1, 2023

ARA Foundation

Many in the equipment and event rental community demonstrated their support for the ARA Foundation and its programs through their generous donations during 2022. These donations enable the ARA Foundation to:

  • Provide scholarships to students pursuing a career in rental.
  • Assist with the cost of continuing education for rental employees.
  • Respond with financial assistance after a natural disaster.
  • Sponsor group training and conferences for rental professionals.
  • Mobilize volunteers to improve communities where our members work and live.
  • Foster mentor/mentee relationships within the industry.

For more information about ARA Foundation programs, visit

Below are the contributions made to the ARA Foundation between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2022:

Chair’s Circle (More than $5,000)

C & T Rentals & Sales, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Event Source, Cleveland

The Rent-It Store, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Trustees’ Circle ($1,000 to $4,999)

A Tool Shed, Santa Cruz, Calif.

Admar Supply Co., Rochester, N.Y.

All About Events – Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Fla.

All County Equipment Rental, Bohemia, N.Y.

All Occasions Party Rentals, Knoxville, Tenn.

All Purpose Rental & Sales, Greeley, Colo.

Allied Equipment Rental, Burton, Mich.

American Rental Association, Moline, Ill.

Birch Equipment Rental and Sales, Bellingham, Wash.

Celebrations! Party Rentals and Tents, Roseville, Calif.

Choice Party Linens, Prospect Park, Pa.

Fred and Monica Dupy, Round Rock, Texas

Event Essentials, Windsor, Wis.

Party Reflections, Charlotte, N.C.

Premiere Events, Austin, Texas

The Rental Branch, Saint Joseph, Mich.

The Underground The Charles Machine Works, Perry, Okla.

Ambassador ($500 to $999)

AA Rental, Dallas

All Occasions Event Rental, Cincinnati

All Seasons Rent All of Aurora, Aurora, Colo.

Aspen Rent-All, Basalt, Colo.

B.W.G. Enterprises d/b/a Grant’s Rental, Bridgewater, Mass.

Big Dawg Party Rentals, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Blood’s Catering & Party Rentals, White River Junction, Vt.

Bradley Rentals, Cleveland, Tenn.

Brainerd General Rental, Brainerd, Minn.

BT International d/b/a U’DIY, Tamuning, Guam

D.J.’s Rentals & Sales, Elk City, Okla.

Delux Rental, Ypsilanti, Mich.

Durante Rentals, New Rochelle, N.Y.

HK Sales, Irvine, Calif.

Howe Rental & Sales, Murray, Utah

Isanti Rental, Isanti, Minn.

L & A Tent Rentals, Trenton, N.J.

Landry Hire-A-Tool & Supply Co., West Lynn, Mass.

Leon Kothmann Insurance Agency, Arlington, Texas

Lew Hudson Sales, Lawrenceville, Ga.

Makinex, Mansfield, Texas

MK Equipment Corp., Honolulu

Power Equipment Co., Denver

Reid Rental, Newberg, Ore.

Rent-All, Sioux Center, Iowa

Special Occasions, Corvallis, Ore.

Timp Rental Center, Saratoga Springs, Utah

U-Rent-It Sales & Service, Terrell, Texas

Zimmerer Kubota & Equipment, Fort Worth, Texas

Partner ($250 to $499)

Adams Rental, Hamilton, N.J.

Aztec Rental, Salem, Va.

B&R Innovations/Block And Roll, Bethpage, N.Y.

Classic Tents & Events, Norcross, Ga.

Cooke Rentals – Cornelius, Cornelius, N.C.

Creative Solutions Special Events, Gastonia, N.C.

Crown Rental, Burnsville, Minn.

Diamond Event d/b/a Diamond Event & Tent, Salt Lake City

Geoforce, Plano, Texas

Hodges Party Rentals, Belleville, N.J.

JK Rentals, Kewaskum, Wis.

S&H PowerQuip, Hanover, Mass.

Total Rental, Gresham, Ore.

Tri-State Rentals, Newton, N.J.

Builder ($125 to $249)

Alert Rental Software, Colorado Springs, Colo.

All World Lift Truck Co., Tampa, Fla.

Broomfield Rentals, Broomfield, Colo.

Bulldog Equipment Sales, Mooresville, N.C.

Castle Rental, Castle Rock, Colo.

Drobach Equipment Rental Co., Union, N.J.

Durante Equipment, Hollywood, Fla.

Fargo RentAll, Fargo, N.D.

Hub City Display, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

London Road Rental Center, Duluth, Minn.

Nancy Marshall, Lititz, Pa.

Progressive Tractor, Lafayette, La.

Sun Rental Center, Mentor, Ohio

Wirtz Rentals Co., Chicago

Friend of the Foundation (Up to $124)

1st Choice Rental, Fairfield, Ohio

A & G Rental d/b/a Taylor True Value Rental, Leominster, Mass.

A & J Rental, North Wilkesboro, N.C.

A & S Party Rental, Franklin, Ohio

A to Z Rentals 78, Converse, Texas

A to Z Rentals-Special Events, Huntington, W.Va.

A-1 Equipment Rental, Morristown, Tenn.

A-1 Marketing & Sales, Sioux City, Iowa

Aba Daba Rents, Sacramento, Calif.

ABC Rental Center, Rosedale, Md.

Accelerated Rentals & Location Services Corp., Canyon Country, Calif.

Ace Cutting Equipment & Supply, Novi, Mich.

Ace Party & Tent Rental, Port Washington, N.Y.

AFR Event Furnishings, Pennsauken, N.J.

All Purpose Rentals, Beaumont, Calif.

All Seasons Rental, Lino Lakes, Minn.

All Seasons Rentals, Grand Junction, Colo.

All Valley Party Rentals, North Hills, Calif.

Altra Rental & Supply, Ontario, N.Y.

David Andrews, Sullair, A Hitachi Group Co., Chicago

Ango Kernan Rentals & Sales, St. Louis

ARA Insurance, Overland Park, Kan.

Arab Rental & Sales, Arab, Ala.

Arceneaux Sales Group, Port Perry, Ontario, Canada

Arvada Rent-Alls, Arvada, Colo.

B.L.C. Equipment & Supply Co., Salem, N.H.

Bronco Equipment Rental & Sales, Cushing, Okla.

C E Trailers & Equipment, Columbia, La.

Caloosa Tent & Rental, Fort Myers, Fla.

Cal-West Rentals, Petaluma, Calif.

Canton Chair Rental, Canton, Ohio

Cardinal Rents, Charlotte, N.C.

Cartwright & Daughters Tent & Party Rentals, Patterson, N.Y.

Chisago Hardware/True Value Rental, Chisago City, Minn.

Coastal Georgia Tents and Party Rentals, Statesboro, Ga.

Coker Rental Co., Clinton, Tenn.

Georga Conant, Howell, Mich.

Cooling Power Corp., Hialeah, Fla.

Copley Tool Rental, Copley, Ohio

Corning Rental, Corning, Iowa

CORT Party Rental, Everett, Wash.

Display Concepts Party Rentals, Amarillo, Texas

Easy Rent All Corp., Lewiston, Maine

Euliss Business Development, Midland, Mich.

EZ Tent Rentals, La Grange Park, Ill.

Far West Rents & Ready Mix, Lincoln, Calif.

Fargo RentAll, Fargo, N.D.

Future Polytech, Columbus, Ohio

Grand True Value Rental, Yorkville, Ill.

Henning Rental, Jackson, Minn.

Hometown Rentals, Pomona, Calif.

Hometown Rentals, San Dimas, Calif.

Iowa Equipment, Norwalk, Iowa

J & F Reddy Rents, Saint Louis Park, Minn.

Jemima, Katy, Texas

Kit-Mo Rental & Supply Co., Paducah, Ky.

KTA Enterprises d/b/a Pike Equipment Rental, Troy, Ala.

KWI Grand Rental, Mount Dora, Fla.

Leal Rental Centre, Toronto

Leiser’s of Easton Rentalbarn, Forks Township, Pa.

Lo-Gale Rentals d/b/a Taylor Rental Center, Benton Harbor, Mich.

M.J. Miller Combined Cos., Jensen Beach, Fla.

Magnif-A-Tent Corp., Bohemia, N.Y.

Marthasville Equipment Rental, Marthasville, Mo.

Medart, Arnold, Mo.

Mike Zyndorf, Mays Landing, N.J.

Mikerentals, Sikeston, Mo.

Mint Hill Tool Rental, Charlotte, N.C.

Nevco Rental, Lititz, Pa.

Nissho Kikai Co., Osaka, Japan

Northside Tool Rental, Atlanta

NY Tent, Bohemia, N.Y.

O’Leary’s Contractor Equipment & Supply, Chicago

Party Time Rental, Brainerd, Minn.

Paxton Hardware and Rental, Paxton, Ill.

Pedersen’s Rentals, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Pizzazzle Events, Louisville, Ky.

Power Marketing & Sales, Mc Kees Rocks, Pa.

PowerBatt USA, Hugo, Minn.

Prairie Land Leasing, Markesan, Wis.

PSR Sales & Rentals, Dothan, Ala.

R&R Rentals, Bellevue, Wash.

R.S. Rental Equipment Co., Somerset, Mass.

Rapid Rentals and Sales, Brookfield, Ill.

Redtail Equipment Rental, College Station, Texas

Rental Depot, Monterey, Calif.

Rent-All City, Saint Petersburg, Fla.

RentalMax, Carol Stream, Ill.

Rents for Events, Rome, Ga.

Reyest Tool Rental, Hialeah, Fla.

Riverside Rental, Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada

Romeo Party Rental, Romeo, Mich.

Romeo Rent-All, Romeo, Mich.

Schulhoff Tool Rental, Cincinnati

Segamac, Santa Catarina, Nuevo León, Mexico

Settings Event Rental, Poncha Springs, Colo.

Steves Rental, Millis, Mass.

Street Works, Taunton, Mass.

Sully’s Tool & Party Rental, Akron, Ohio

Sunflower Rents, Topeka, Kan.

Taylor Rental Center, Bay Shore, N.Y.

Taylor Rental Center, North Kingstown, R.I.

Thomas Sales Co., Fallston, Md.

The Tool Shack, Gulf Breeze, Fla.

Top Hat Party Design/Calvert Auto, Huntingtown, Md.

Top Productions, Richmond, Calif.

Total Tent Solutions, Houston

Total True Value Rental, Flagstaff, Ariz.

True Value Rental of Bay City, Bay City, Mich.

U-Rent-It Center, Crawfordsville, Ind.

VHR Rental/Voorhees Hardware, Voorhees, N.J.

Wagner Rents, Denver

Wayne Walley, Le Claire, Iowa

West Coast Rental, Land O’Lakes, Fla.

Wirtz Rentals Co. Summit Div., Summit, Ill.

Witt’s Piggly Wiggly Ace Hardware, Crivitz, Wis.

Young’s Sales Repair & Rental, Riverside, Calif.

Yur Event, Kenner, La.

Other Gifts

ABC Hardware and Rental, Amherst, N.Y.

ABC Hardware and Rental, Buffalo, N.Y.

Corridor Equipment Rental, North Liberty, Iowa

Effing Rentals of Charleston, Ravenel, S.C.

Integra Supply Corp., Tully, N.Y.

Connie Lannan, Geneseo, Ill.

Marr Scaffolding Equipment Co., South Boston, Mass.

Power House Generators, Lakewood, N.J.

Synergy Equipment, Forest Park, Ga.

Memorial Gifts

Memorial contributions are included in the list by level.

In memory of Aalbert “Bert” DeJong

American Rental Association

In memory of Arnulf “Arnie” Horn

American Rental Association

In memory of Betty Drehmel

D.J.’s Rentals & Sales

In memory of Brenda J. Dunn

D.J.’s Rentals & Sales

In memory of Catherine V. Kannenberg

Wirtz Rentals Co.

In memory of Fred Dupy

Alert Rental Software

American Rental Association

Bradley Rentals

D.J.’s Rentals & Sales

Connie Lannan

Leon Kothmann Insurance Agency

Lew Hudson Sales

U-Rent-It Sales & Service

In memory of Gary Nagy

American Rental Association

In memory of Glenda Jean Allen

D.J.’s Rentals & Sales

In memory of Lori Smith

D.J.’s Rentals & Sales

In memory of Michael Liptak Jr.

American Rental Association

In memory of Patricia Klarin

American Rental Association

In memory of S.G. Walker

American Rental Association

Fred and Monica Dupy

Wayne Walley

In memory of Stanley R. Sloan

American Rental Association