Safelite Auto Glass 'Installs for America' Saturdays in October, November

Oct 18, 2001, 01:00 ET from Safelite AutoGlass

    COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Safelite AutoGlass, the nation's
 largest supplier of auto glass replacement and repair services, is responding
 to the recent tragedies in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania by INSTALLING
 FOR AMERICA. On Saturday, October 20 and 27, and November 3 and 10, Safelite
 will donate $1 from every auto glass installation and windshield repair to
 Save the Children's Fund for US Children in Crisis.  The Fund is designed to
 help American children and families heal from the effects of the terrorist
 attacks of September 11th.
     "As America's leader in auto glass service, it seemed only right that our
 response be nationwide as well," said John Barlow, Safelite President and CEO.
 "By 'Installing for America,' our customers and installers can have a long-
 lasting effect on the thousands of children affected by these tragic events."
     Safelite AutoGlass services more than 85% of the nation's driving
 population with mobile and in-store auto glass service. The company replaces
 all types of auto glass, including windshields, side and back glass.
 Safelite is also a leader in money-saving windshield repair, a process by
 which windshields with damage less than 6 inches long can be repaired without
 replacing the entire glass.
     Drivers who have auto glass damage and want to take part in "Safelite
 Installs for America" can find their nearest Safelite by calling
     For more information about Save the Children's Fund for US Children in
 Crisis, please visit , or
 call 1-800-SAVETHE CHILDREN.  Information concerning Save the Children
 Federation, Inc., including financial, licensing or charitable purposes(s) may
 be obtained, without cost, by writing to Save the Children Federation, Inc.,
 Assistant Corporate Secretary, 54 Wilton Road, Westport, Connecticut  06880,
 or by calling 1-800-728-3843.  In addition, residents of the following states
 may obtain financial and/or licensing information from their states, as
 indicated.  Registration with these states, or any other state, does not imply
 endorsement by the state.  Florida:  A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND
 of copies and postage, documentation and financial information submitted to
 the Secretary of State is available from the Secretary of State, State House,
 Annapolis, MD  21401.  New Jersey:  Information filed with the Attorney
 General concerning this charitable solicitation may be obtained from the State
 of New Jersey by calling 1-973-504-6215.  Registration with the Attorney
 General does not imply endorsement.  New York:  A copy of the most recent
 annual report is available from the Office of the Attorney General, Department
 of Law, Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, New York, New York  10271.  North
 Carolina:  Financial information about this organization and a copy of its
 license are available from the State Solicitation Branch at 1-919-807-2214.
 The license is not an endorsement by the State.  Pennsylvania:  The official
 registration and financial information of Save the Children Federation, Inc.,
 may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling toll-free
 within Pennsylvania 1-800-732-0999.  Registration does not imply endorsement.
 Virginia:  A copy of the financial statement is available from the Division of
 Consumer Affairs, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Services, P.O. Box
 1163, Richmond, VA  23209 or call 1-804-786-1343.  Washington:  Financial
 information available from the Secretary of State, Charities
 Division, Olympia, WA  98504, or call, in state, 1-800-332-4483.  West
 Virginia:   West Virginia residents may obtain a summary of the registration
 and financial documents from the Secretary of State, State Capital,
 Charleston, WV  25305.  Registration does not imply endorsement.
 Contributions to Save the Children are tax deductible to the extent permitted
 by law.  This promotion conducted by Safelite Auto Glass, 2400 Farmers Drive,
 Columbus, OH 43216.
     Privately held Safelite Glass Corp. is the leader in the $3.2 billion auto
 glass repair and replacement industry. Safelite serves more than 85% of the US
 population in all 50 states. The company's 6,500 employees provide auto glass
 repair and replacement solutions for more than 2 million customers annually.
 For more information, please visit the company's website at .
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