COLUMBUS, Ohio, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Stanley Steemer® announced its continued National Series Sponsorship of the 2013 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®, which begins on April 6 in Fort Worth and San Antonio, TX. Having activated the sponsorship at over 50 races nationwide in 2012, Stanley Steemer's yellow vans and team of volunteers will take to the streets showing support for the cause and distributing Stanley Steemer materials to race participants.
In addition to the National Series Sponsorship, Stanley Steemer will run a cause marketing program during the month of July. Stanley Steemer will donate $1.00 for every room of residential carpet cleaned* by participating locations to Susan G. Komen. This month-long promotion will include a guaranteed minimum donation of $100,000.
"Stanley Steemer is honored to work alongside Susan G. Komen to hopefully end this horrible disease someday," says Brian King, Stanley Steemer Vice President of Marketing. "In 2012, we were able to surpass our $100,000 cause marketing goal by $55,000. We hope to exceed our goal again this year."
"Every 74 seconds, someone experiences the loss of a loved one to breast cancer," says Nancy Brinker, Founder and CEO of Susan G. Komen for the Cure. "Thanks to the support of nationally-recognized companies like Stanley Steemer, we have been able to significantly increase survival rates and continue to fund research, education, screenings and treatment. "
With the support of Stanley Steemer and many other sponsors, Susan G. Komen Foundation has provided over 760,000 breast cancer screenings and mammograms in the last year alone. Additionally, Susan G. Komen has been able to provide financial support for treatment to more than 100,000 people.
About Stanley Steemer
For more than 60 years, Stanley Steemer has been providing cleaning and restoration services for both residential and business environments. They offer multiple services, including carpet cleaning, tile and grout cleaning, upholstery cleaning and air duct cleaning. They also provide water damage restoration services and carpet sales and installation. The company has more than 300 locations throughout the United States and is based in Dublin, Ohio. For more information, visit www.stanleysteemer.com or call 1-800-STEEMER.
About Susan G. Komen®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Suzy, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer. Today, Susan G. Komen® works to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world by investing more than $750 million in breast cancer research and $1.5 billion in community outreach programs over the past 30 years; providing funding to help low-income and uninsured women get screened and get treatment; advocating for cancer research and outreach programs; and working globally in more than 30 countries. Visit komen.org. Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
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