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AUBURN HILLS, Mich.,
Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ram Truck brand continues its successful "Road to the Ram® Jam" all-star country music series with the first of five charity auctions where each participating artist will auction off their 2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn truck to benefit a charity of their choice.
1 p.m. EST Tuesday, Jan. 22, fans can bid for
Kellie Pickler's Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn truck with all the proceeds from the auction benefiting the USO Warrior and Family Care program, a comprehensive long-term effort designed to help the nation's wounded, ill and injured troops, their families and caregivers navigate through the challenges of recovery. To get more information on the charity auction hosted on eBay Giving Works and to bid on Pickler's truck, visit
As part of the Road to the Ram Jam series, all five participating artists –
Zac Brown Band, and
Easton Corbin – received a one-year lease on a 2012 Ram 1500 Laramie Longhorn truck. Those trucks will be auctioned off in the next three months with all proceeds benefiting a charity of each artist's choice. Fans will have two weeks to bid on each artist's truck.
Gilbert's truck will go up for auction
Feb. 5 with all proceeds benefiting
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). Currington follows Gilbert on
Feb. 19 with proceeds benefiting Team Rubicon,
Zac Brown Band on
March 5 with proceeds benefiting Camp Southern Ground, and Corbin on
March 18 with proceeds benefiting the Freedom Alliance Scholarship Fund.
"Ram was proud to partner with these five great country music artists on the 'Road to Ram Jam'," said
Fred Diaz -President and CEO - Ram Truck Brand and Chrysler de
Mexico. "It is nice to know how much they each loved driving their trucks and now we wholeheartedly encourage Ram truck and country music fans to support the auctions and the wonderful charities they benefit."
"I love everything there is to love about my Ram Truck," Pickler said. "And I have to be honest I am a little sad about giving it up, but it's for a great cause and we really want to raise a lot of money for the USO, so please log on and bid."