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08-21-2012

Safelite AutoGlass® in Irvine Donates $1655 to Crime Survivors Nonprofit

Safelite Irvine held a fundraiser in conjunction with a grand opening event.

IRVINE, Calif. – Aug. 21, 2012 - Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s largest provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, recently held a fundraiser and open house in honor of Crime Survivors, a local nonprofit that helps victims of crime recover from their experience mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially, by receiving the respect, support, and protection from law enforcement, the judicial system, and the community.

In addition to presenting a $1,000 to Crime Survivors, Safelite AutoGlass® was able to raise an additional $655 in raffle sales for a variety of prizes including an HD television, tablet computer, digital camera and more.

The fundraiser happened in conjunction with an official grand opening event to recognize the opening of the new shop, located at 3 Faraday, Irvine, CA 92618, earlier this year. Representatives from the California State Legislature and United States Congress joined in the ribbon-cutting ceremony along with local Safelite® General Manager Drew Carter, Market Manager William Pierce, Area Sales Manager Carol Clift and 11 Irvine employees.                                                                                                              

Representatives for John Campbell, U.S. Congress; Tom Harmon, U.S. Senate; Jeff Miller, Donald Wagner and Allan Mansoor, California State Assembly Certificates presented certificates to Safelite AutoGlass®

“Safelite AutoGlass® is committed to giving back to the communities where we live and work, including southern Orange County,” said Clift. “We hope to be a supporting member of the Irvine community and look forward to serving residents for all their vehicle glass repair and replacement needs.”

About Safelite AutoGlass®

Safelite AutoGlass®, founded in 1947, is the nation’s leading provider of vehicle glass repair and replacement services, providing mobile service to more than 95 percent of the U.S. population in all 50 states. The Columbus, Ohio-based company employs nearly 10,000 people across the United States and served more than 4.4 million customers last year. For more information, visit www.safelite.com.

 

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Media Contact: Melina Metzger, Safelite AutoGlass® PR Manager, (614) 210-9232, melina.metzger(at)safelite.com

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