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 http://www.savethechildren.org/us_tragedy/fund.htm , 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
FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES
BY CALLING TOLL FREE, 1-800-435-7352. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY
ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE. Maryland: For the cost
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 www.safelite.com .
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