INDIANAPOLIS (August 15, 2017) – Crew Carwash, a long-standing Hoosier-based carwash organization, announces today that it is donating $94,259 to Big Brothers Big Sisters, thanks to the generous donations of their customers.
As part of its eighth annual Crew for Kids fundraiser, which took place Saturday, July 29, Crew Carwash committed to donating 50 percent of all Works washes and Ultimate washes, at all 30 locations to Big Brothers Big Sisters. Crew also accepted cash and credit donations at all locations throughout the day.
The initiative resulted in a total of $94,259 to be donated to five local Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies from across Indiana. The agencies to receive the proceeds from this fundraiser include: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Lafayette, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central Indiana, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Chicago and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Wabash Valley.
“As we continue our initiative to help improve the lives of children across the state of Indiana we were proud to partner once again with Big Brothers Big Sisters for the eighth year in a row,” said Sally Grant, executive vice president of Crew Carwash. “Our team members look forward to our Crew for Kids fundraiser every year and we are ecstatic to be able to donate so much this year thanks to the kindness of our customers.”
Last year, Crew raised more than $44,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters. In total, the company has raised nearly $400,000 for the nonprofit since its inaugural Crew for Kids fundraiser in 2010. A check presentation with Crew and Big Brothers Big Sisters executives will be held at the downtown Crew Carwash location (1219 N. Meridian Street Indianapolis IN) Thursday, August 3rd at 12 p.m.
To learn more about the Crew, visit www.crewcarwash.com. Customers can connect with Crew on social media on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. (hashtags #BeBigToday #Crew4Kids). To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters, visit www.bbbs.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 Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters provides children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. Big Brothers Big Sisters ensures that the children in its program achieve such measurable outcomes as educational success, avoidance of risky behaviors, higher aspirations, greater confidence and better relationships. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 111-year history. With over 300 agencies across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters serves nearly 170,000 children (“Littles”), their families and 170,000 volunteer mentors (“Bigs”). Learn more at www.bbbs.org
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