In addition to the retail store Sneaker Campaign, Advance is raising additional donations from fundraising events at the Company’s distribution centers and Store Support Center. Planned events include silent auctions, golf tournaments and participation in multiple local JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes events.
ABOUT ADVANCE AUTO PARTS, INC.
Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket retailer of parts, accessories, batteries, and maintenance items in the United States, serves both the do-it-yourself and professional installer markets. As of July 14, 2012, the Company operated 3,692 stores in 39 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.
Advance Auto Parts supports a variety of non-profit organizations at the corporate and local levels and encourages its Team Members to become actively involved in various community-based charitable organizations. Nationally, Advance Auto Parts is a strong supporter of United Way and JDRF. Since 1994, Advance Auto Parts has raised more than $31 million for JDRF, including a record-breaking campaign in 2011 which raised $5 million for diabetes research, making Advance Auto Parts JDRF’s number one corporate partner for 2011.Additional information about the Company, employment opportunities, customer services, and on-line shopping for parts and accessories can be found on the Company’s web site at www.AdvanceAutoParts.com.