AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GOJO, the inventor of PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer, announced today that it will continue its support of City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center, through a special promotion. GOJO will donate 25 cents for every 8 oz. bottle of PURELL® Spring Bloom Hand Sanitizer and 10 cents for every 1 oz. JELLY WRAP™ Carrier of PURELL® Spring Bloom Hand Sanitizer purchased between now and December 31, 2016, to City of Hope's breast cancer program.*
"The GOJO Purpose is Saving Lives and Making Life Better Through Well-Being Solutions, and we are proud to help organizations, like City of Hope, which are driven by a similar purpose," said Steve Schultz, GOJO North American Business President and COO. "Each and every day, City of Hope is furthering the fight against cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. We are happy to continue our support of their efforts."
City of Hope's mission is to transform the future of health by rapidly advancing scientific discoveries into better treatments and better prevention strategies for cancer and other diseases. The funds raised by GOJO will help support City of Hope's doctors and researchers in their work to discover new treatments and cures for the benefit of people everywhere.
PURELL Spring Bloom Hand Sanitizer is available at most major and online retailers.
GOJO Industries is the inventor of PURELL® Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer and the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing and skin care formulas under the GOJO®, PURELL® and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hand hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a privately held corporation headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with offices in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan and Brazil.
About City of Hope
City of Hope is an independent research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases. Designated as a comprehensive cancer center, the highest recognition bestowed by the National Cancer Institute, City of Hope is also a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, with research and treatment protocols that advance care throughout the nation. City of Hope's main hospital is located in Duarte, California, just northeast of Los Angeles, with clinics throughout the region. It is ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" in cancer by U.S. News & World Report. Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a pioneer in the fields of bone marrow transplantation and genetics.
*GOJO will donate up to $150,000 during this time period.