MENTOR, Ohio, Nov. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana has been awarded a grant in the amount of $10,000 from Performance Motorsports International (PMI). The funds will help the local chapter of Make-A-Wish® grant wishes to kids in northeast Ohio who are battling life-threatening medical conditions.
"We are honored to have partnered with Make-A-Wish as the inaugural organization to benefit from this grant," commented Mike Dudiak, CFO. "By contributing to our regional Make-A-Wish chapter, we can help area children and families find the hope, strength and joy they often need."
"Wishes strengthen kids in their battles against life-threatening medical conditions and leave an impact that is powerful and lasting," said Doug Kelly, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana. "We're incredibly grateful for the role Performance Motorsports International is playing to provide life-changing wishes to kids in their community." "Make-A-Wish involves our entire community," continues Dudiak. "Our local chapter has granted over 14,000 wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions since its inception in 1983. The positive impact it generates is absolutely amazing, and we wanted to contribute to this impact in our own community. We are happy to support this great organization, and having the ability to positively impact a child's life, and his or her entire family, truly makes a difference."
This contribution was supported in part through a new matching grant initiative by the philanthropic arm of PMI's parent company, Dover Corporation. The Dover Foundation helps support not-for-profit organizations, causes and/or projects that benefit the local communities in which its Operating Companies are located.
Performance Motorsports International:
Performance Motorsports International (PMi) is truly at the cutting edge of Performance and Racing components worldwide! Each independent business is a market leading brand that manufactures highly engineered engine components including forged and cast pistons, connecting rods, and crankshafts along with their complimentary components and a variety of other internal engine components. With PMI's ability to engineer solutions for their customers and the infrastructure to test, manufacture, and distribute these products worldwide, PMi services runs the gamut from recreation to the very highest levels of professional racing, in every facet of the Motorsports and Powersports Industries. Find out more about PMI online at www.PMI-Brands.com.
Dover Corporation is a multi-billion dollar diversified global manufacturer. For over 50 years, Dover has been providing its customers with outstanding products and services in industrial technology that reflect the company's commitment to operational excellence, innovation and market leadership. The company focuses on innovative equipment and components, specialty systems and support services through its four major operating segments: Energy, Communication Technologies, Engineered Systems and Printing & Identification. Dover is headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois and employs nearly 34,000 people worldwide. Dover Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available on the company's website at www.DoverCorporation.com.
About Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana
Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Currently, there are more than 130 children in northeast Ohio waiting for their wish to come true. You can help share the power of a wish® by making a donation, volunteering or referring a child. Make-A-Wish is in urgent need of volunteers in Trumbull, Columbiana, Stark, Summit and Wayne counties. For more information, visit our website at ohio.wish.org or call 1-877-206-9474.
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SOURCE Performance Motorsports International