Chrysler Group LLC to Donate Samsung Tablets to United Way of Southeastern Michigan

  Chrysler Group LLC to Donate Samsung Tablets to United Way of Southeastern

Technology Donation to Help Detroit High School Students Prepare for College

PR Newswire

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 9, 2014

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Chrysler Group LLC will
donate 160 Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 - 16GB tablets to United Way of
Southeastern Michigan (UWSEM) to help Detroit high school students become
college and career ready.

Initially used May 6 by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to present the
company's five-year plan, UWSEM will reload the tablets with financial
planning and educational tools. Subsequently, the tablets will be given to
college-bound juniors and seniors at high schools that are part of United
Way's High School Turnaround Initiative. The tablets have a total retail value
of more than $52,000.

"Chrysler Group understands that help has no timeline – that there are people
who are struggling and could use a 'hand up'," said Mauro Pino, Vice President
- Head of NAFTA Manufacturing/World Class Manufacturing, Chrysler Group LLC
and Co-Chair Chrysler Group's United Way Campaign. "With all of us working
together and supporting United Way in 'Advancing the Common Good,' we know
that there are lives that we can help improve not only today but also in the

Guided by the belief that no child should go to a high school with less than a
60 percent chance of graduation, UWSEM set a goal in 2008 of turning around or
shutting down 30 high schools in the region (among 2,000 nationwide) labeled
"dropout factories" by 2018. These efforts will not succeed without community
participation and ownership. As a result, UWSEM is using its investment
process to foster robust non-profit, business and community partnerships that
will advance evidenced-based solutions and practices in Detroit schools.

"We are so grateful to Chrysler Group LLC for its donation of Samsung tablets
for use by those students in our turnaround high schools who are preparing for
college," said Michael J. Brennan, President and CEO, United Way for
Southeastern Michigan. "These tablets will be a crucial tool in assuring that
our students are technologically savvy and primed for college-ready work."

Chrysler Group employees have a proud history ofgiving back to their
community.In 2013, employees in the United States and Canada donated nearly
$6 million. And with additional funds raised through company-sponsored events,
such as "Battle of the Brands II" hockey games with National Hockey League
alumni and a corporate donation, a combined total of nearly $7.2 million was
contributed to UWSEM.

In the year prior, Chrysler Group Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne kicked
off the organization's annual community giving campaign with a symbolic torch
lighting ceremony on Detroit's Hart Plaza. The United Way for Southeastern
Michigan 2012-2013 Community Giving Campaign raised $35,121,006, surpassing
its $35 million goal, representing an increase of 11 percent from last year's
campaign total.

About United Way for Southeastern Michigan
United Way for Southeastern Michigan mobilizes the caring power of Wayne,
Oakland and Macomb counties to improve lives in measurable and lasting ways
throughout the region. The organization is led by a diverse group of
volunteers from business, labor, government, human services, education and the
community. United Way provides opportunities to invest in the metropolitan
Detroit community through its annual Campaign and is a leader in convening
partners to impact local residents each year by increasing economic
self-sufficiency, protecting children and youth at risk, strengthening
families, empowering neighborhoods and communities, and promoting health and
wellness. Additional information is available at

About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance
with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, SRT, FIAT and Mopar
vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide
distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance
builds on Chrysler Group's culture of innovation, first established by Walter
P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat's complementary technology that dates back to
its founding in 1899.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group's product lineup features
some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and
Town & Country, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, SRT Viper and Fiat
500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for
small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded
product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.

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Contact: Kevin Frazier, Chrysler Group LLC, (248) 512-2678 (office), (248)
821-8507 (cell),; Shawn Morgan, Chrysler Group LLC,
(248) 512-2692 (office), (248) 760-2621 (cell),;
Laura Rodwan, United Way of Southeastern Michigan, (313) 477-2750 (office),
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