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10-05-2011

Safelite Aims to Raise $8,500 in Walk-For-Wishes®

Local employees of Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle repair and replacement services, are participating in the first annual Walk-For-Wishes® fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation®

HARRISBURG, Penn. – Oct. 5, 2011 Local employees of Safelite AutoGlass®, the nation’s leading provider of vehicle repair and replacement services, are participating in the first annual Walk-For-Wishes® fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Philadelphia & Susquehanna Valley chapter, which grants wishes for kids between the age of 2 ½ to 18 that have been diagnosed with a life threatening illness in central Pennsylvania.

The Walk-For-Wishes® fundraiser is being held at City Island on October 23, 2011.

Of Safelite’s 150 Harrisburg-area employees, 43 are participating in the two-mile walk along with many friends and family for a total of 108 walkers, with a goal of raising $8,500 goal.

Donating through www.walkforwishespa.org is simple, fast and secure.

“We are very pleased to have Safelite AutoGlass® supporting us in our inaugural Walk for Wishes,” commented Christine Dombrosky, development associate for Make-A-Wish Foundation®. For more information about participating in the walk, please call 717-295-6684.

Kirk Reed, Safelite’s Harrisburg general manager is pleased his team has committed to this cause, “It’s just the right thing to do,” he said.

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 4 million customers last year. For more information, visit www.safelite.com.


Media Contacts:

Melina Metzger, Safelite® Group, PR Manager, 614.210.9232, melina.metzger@safelite.com

For additional information, please contact our

Media Relations department.

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