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Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Safelite AutoGlass
® Foundation, the
501(c)(3) giving arm of the nation's largest vehicle glass repair and replacement company, has awarded
$200,000 in Impact Grants to
Columbus-area non-profits, six receiving
$25,000 and one receiving
Mid-Ohio Foodbank: Support for Mid-Ohio Foodbank's efforts to acquire 8.5 million pounds of fresh, nutrient-rich produce, donated by local farmers, distributors and suppliers, to distribute to Franklin County's residents in need.
LifeCare Alliance: Funding of 2,679 meals for LifeCare Alliance clients through Meals-on-Wheels program and Senior Dining Center as well as 43 new thermal bags for meal delivery.
"We give back to charity because it's simply the right thing to do. We believe in investing part of our profits into the betterment of mankind," said Safelite
® President and CEO
Tom Feeney. "We are looking forward to seeing the good work of our Impact Grant recipients and to building a long-term supportive partnership."
About The Safelite AutoGlass ® Foundation The Safelite AutoGlass
® Foundation was created in 2005 as the 501(c)(3) giving arm of the company aimed at supporting organizations that promote the health and well-being of families through monetary and in-kind contributions and volunteer hours.
The Safelite AutoGlass
® Foundation is set up as a separate entity, governed by company employees from the corporate offices and the field organization. The Foundation administers giving on behalf of Safelite
® and its employees, disbursing aid to approved causes or charities.
Melina Metzger, Safelite AutoGlass
® PR Manager, 614.210.9232,
SOURCE Safelite AutoGlass