RVACA Launches Coronavirus Assistance Fund
RVs at no cost for isolation and quarantine purposes is main goal
By: The RV Advisor
Right away, the benefits of the Coronavirus Assistance Fund are clear. If everyone in America quarantines themselves in an RV for 14 days, then the coronavirus will most likely be defeated. But the Coronavirus Assistance Fund would help our country in many other ways.
According to the results of the 2019 RVs Move America study, the RV industry had an astonishing $114 billion economic impact on the US economy. Broken down, that is $68 billion generated by RV manufacturers, $25.6 billion generated by RV campgrounds and similar services and $20.1 billion by RV sales.
Also, according to the study, the RV industry employs about 600,000 jobs, pumping $32 million of wages into our economy and $12 billion in taxes. To deny the significance of such spectacular figures would be like turning your back on an enormous portion of the US economy.
For every RV distributed by the Coronavirus Assistance Fund, either an at risk individual will be quarantined or a vital civil servant will be protected. In addition, when that RV gets manufactured, a big RV plant somewhere pays its employees. Eventually, that RV gets delivered to a dealership where it gets purchased by the Coronavirus Assistance Fund. The sale of the RV generates another windfall of cash, which is distributed to all the employees of that dealership. When the RVACA finally gives the RV to an individual in need, that individual will have to pay money to campgrounds and other RV facilities. All of this cash gets recycled throughout the economy, benefitting thousands of people.
All of those benefits stem from just the production of one RV. Keep in mind that the RVACA (http://www.rvaca.org/
As a result, the Coronavirus Assistance Fund can potentially defeat the coronavirus as well as rescue our challenged economy.