February 21, 2017

Crew Carwash Raises More Than $12,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana

MERRILLVILLE (February 20, 2017) – Crew Carwash, a long-standing Hoosier-based carwash organization, announces today that it is donating $12,400 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.

During its first-ever Boys and Girls Crew fundraiser, which took place Feb. 17-18, Crew Carwash provided a FREE Ultimate Wash, a $20 value, to any customer who came by the new Merrillville facility, located at 501 W. 81st Ave. Crew accepted cash and credit card donations and is donating 100 percent of all proceeds to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.

The initiative resulted in a total of $12,400 to be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana, an organization that enables all young people to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

“As part of our continued efforts to give back to communities throughout Indiana, we are so happy to give this donation to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana, said Sally Grant, Executive Vice President of Crew Carwash. “This partnership not only helped raise money for this wonderful organization, but also gave us the chance to serve first-time customers in the Merrillville area and hope they become lifetime customers.”

Funds raised will benefit six local Boys and Girls Clubs in Lake County. The clubs to receive the proceeds from this fundraiser include: Cedar Lake, East Chicago Katherine House, John Will Anderson Gary, Hammond, Lake Station and Merrillville. The check will be presented on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 5 p.m. at our Merrillville Crew Carwash location.

To learn more about Crew Carwash, visit www.crewcarwash.com. Consumers can connect with Crew on social media Facebook and Twitter. To learn more about the Boys and Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana, visit https://www.bgcnwi.org/ or connect on Facebook.


 About Crew Carwash
Founded in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1948, Crew Carwash is one of the largest exterior-only carwash companies in the U.S. and has been honored as a “Top Workplace” by the Indianapolis Star, “Best Places to Work in Indiana” by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and “Top Small Workplace” by The Wall Street Journal. To learn more about Crew Carwash or find a location near you, visit www.crewcarwash.com.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana
Every child deserves the opportunity to be successful. Currently operating six Clubs in Lake County, Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana (BGCNWI) has been offering hope and opportunity to local youth since 1954 by providing a safe place for kids to learn and grow through life enhancing after-school and summer programming. With the support of trained professional staff and adult mentors, BGCNWI helps build great futures by offering fun, engaging and impactful programs to thousands of youth, ages 6 to 18, in the region. When schools are out, Clubs are in! For more information about BGCNWI visit bgcnwi.org or find us on Facebook at facebook.com/BGCNWI.

Media Contact
Meagan Hook
Dittoe Public Relations
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