ST.PAUL, MN — The Automotive Fleet and Leasing Association (AFLA) announced that it will donate $1,000 to the American Red Cross to assist in the rebuilding of the Gulf Coast region devastated by Hurricane Katrina. “AFLA's Board of Directors voted unanimously to make this donation to help alleviate the terrible devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina,” said immediate past President Rick Nicoletti. “We encourage our members to assist in the relief effort in the gulf states by making a donation to their favorite relief agency.” The Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association is an association dedicated to improving communication between sellers, buyers, fleet administrators, lending institutions, lessors, used vehicle marketers, and allied automotive service companies. For more information on AFLA, visit