Carwash to donate to Big Brothers Big Sisters throughout the state for fundraising event
INDIANAPOLIS (July 31, 2020) – Crew Carwash, an Indiana based family business, recently partnered with Big Brothers Big Sisters for its eleventh annual Crew for Kids fundraiser.
As part of its Crew for Kids fundraiser, Crew offered FREE FastWax with the purchase of any wash and a donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters. The event took place from Friday, July 24, to Sunday, July 26, at all 33 locations.
With the help of the community, Crew for Kids raised $72,166 in total for Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies across Indiana. In total, the company has raised more than $1,000,000 for the nonprofit since its inaugural Crew for Kids fundraiser in 2010.
With the funds raised, Big Brothers Big Sisters will be able to create more than 30 new matches this year in the communities they serve. Since 2010, more than 500 “Littles” have benefited from a mentor because of the Crew for Kids event.
“We are so excited for another successful Crew for Kids event with Crew Carwash,” said Darcey Palmer-Shultz, CEO of BBBS of Central Indiana. “Their long-standing support, especially during these unprecedented times, makes it possible for us to provide our mentoring services to more kids in Central Indiana. We are so grateful for Crew Carwash and their customers. There is no doubt that this amazing support will help us reach more kids this year than we could have otherwise.”
Big Brothers Big Sisters is an organization that matches kids with caring adult mentors to help support them and empower them to reach their full potential. Big Brothers Big Sisters will use this money to create one-to-one mentoring relationships between “Bigs” and “Littles” in the community.
Funds raised benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters agencies that serve markets in which Crew has locations. 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, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Wabash Valley and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bartholomew County.
“We are so happy to support their mission to create positive relationships through 1-to-1 mentoring” said Sally Grant, executive vice president of Crew Carwash. “We’ve been able to see first-hand what an impact the organization has on the youth in our community.”
To learn more about Crew, visit www.crewcarwash.com. Customers can connect with Crew on social media on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram (hashtags #CrewCares #Crew4Kids). To learn more about Big Brothers Big Sisters, visit www.bbbs.org or connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
About Crew Carwash
Founded in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1948, Crew Carwash is one of the largest exterior-only carwash companies in the United States. With nearly 900 full-time and part-time employees, Crew Carwash has received recognition 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. Crew Carwash strives to provide a clean, fast, and friendly wash to every customer, every time. For more information, and a location list, please visit www.crewcarwash.com.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters exists to defend, ignite, and empower the inherent potential of every child by providing them with professionally supported one-to-one mentoring relationships. This mission has been the cornerstone of the organization’s 115-year history. With over 250 agencies across the country, Big Brothers Big Sisters annually serves nearly 145,000 children (“Littles”), their families and 135,000 volunteer mentors (“Bigs”). Learn more at www.bbbs.org.
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