Crash Champions Donates $70,000 to Susan G. Komen
The company matched funds raised through sales of special edition T-shirts and polos featuring the pink breast cancer awareness ribbon.
Written by Autobody News Staff
Published Nov. 20, 2023
Crash Champions recently presented a gift in the amount of $70,000 to Susan G. Komen on the heels of its Champions for a Cause campaign. The campaign, which took place throughout the month of October in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, rallied the company’s 10,000-plus team members in support of Susan G. Komen’s mission to fight breast cancer.
The presentation was made Nov. 15 at Crash Champions’ Westmont, IL, home office. Funds were raised through sales of special edition Crash Champions T-shirts and polos featuring the pink breast cancer awareness ribbon. Proceeds from the sales, supplemented by a matching contribution from Crash Champions, were donated to Susan G. Komen.
“We are proud to partner with Crash Champions,” said Jaclyn Groves, executive director of Susan G. Komen of Greater Chicago. “Their commitment to helping us create a world without breast cancer is truly inspiring. We're grateful for their incredible fundraising efforts and collaboration.”
Crash Champions team members also participated in several Race for the Cure events and MORE THAN PINK Walks throughout the month of October, raising additional funds also matched by Crash Champions.
“Since opening our first repair center 25 years ago, Crash Champions has believed in putting People First, Always,” said Crash Champions founder and CEO Matt Ebert. “That core value drives our unique approach to delivering high-quality repair service to our customers, and inspires our role as citizens in our local communities. We’re proud to partner with Susan G. Komen and its relentless pursuit to raise awareness and fund research to end this devastating disease.”
Crash Champions operates more than 600 collision repair centers in 37 states across the U.S. The company consistently partners with local and national nonprofit organizations to make a positive impact in the communities it serves.