AAMCO Helps Knock Out Blindness By Sponsoring Inaugural Charity Vision Fight Night

Heavyweight Fundraising Gala Raises Over 1 Million Dollars

May 19, 2015, 11:02 ET from AAMCO

HORSHAM, Pa., May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAMCO, the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and leader in total car care, was proud to support Charity Vision in their goal to beat blindness which was highlighted Friday night in an epic fight night gala on May 15, 2015 in Salt Lake City. The headline bout between political heavyweight, Mitt Romney and five-time world heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield, helped raise over a million dollars to give the gift of sight back to thousands of children and adults across the world. 

For nearly 30 years Charity Vision has been working to reverse the global epidemic of blindness.

One hundred percent of donations to Charity Vision go directly to fighting blindness. Charity Vision partners with local doctors in developing countries to find solutions to worldwide blindness.

"AAMCO and our network of franchisees continue to give back to the communities in which we operate, supporting worthy causes like Charity Vision that affect our customers' lives. Staying connected to the causes that are important to our customers has been part of the AAMCO mission for over 50 years," said Brett Ponton, CEO of AAMCO.  "We were honored to support Charity Vision in this important fight for sight." Mike Ganjei, President of the National AAMCO Dealers Association added, "on behalf of all the AAMCO dealers across the country, we are proud to support this cause and encourage all our dealers to continue to support Charity Vision."

AAMCO is the world's largest chain of transmission specialists and a leader in total car care services. AAMCO has over 675 automotive centers throughout the United States and Canada. Established in 1962, AAMCO centers are proud to have served more than 45 million drivers. For more information, visit www.aamcouniversity.com, www.AAMCO.com or www.AAMCOBlog.com.