PHILADELPHIA, May 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PeroxyChem participated in the 8th annual Philadelphia Ronald McDonald house plane pull, which took place on Saturday, May 14, at Atlantic Aviation. All proceeds from the event went to help provide assistance to the families the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House supports.
PeroxyChem had 21 participants at the event, where teams were given the opportunity to work together to pull an airplane while raising funds to support families staying at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. PeroxyChem's team was able to pull the plane in 14.31 seconds and raised $2,610.00 for the cause, with the event raising a total of $114,943.98.
"We are so honored to have been a part of this wonderful event that helps to support families when they need it most and our community at large," said Bruce Lerner, CEO, PeroxyChem. "At PeroxyChem, we constantly strive to do better for our company, our community and ourselves. The Ronald McDonald House is an incredible organization where we can accomplish just that, and we look forward to participating in future opportunities."
PeroxyChem has also adopted a room at the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House to further support the organization and those it serves throughout the year.
Since 1974, the Ronald McDonald House has offered a place to stay for families traveling with an ill child to advanced medical care facilities. The organization works diligently to create a community of comfort and hope by providing families with basic needs: a comfortable room, home-cooked meals, transportation to the hospital and kid-friendly play areas.
To learn how you can help the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House, please visit philarmh.org/get-involved.
PeroxyChem is a global leader in peroxygen and adjacent chemistries. The company employs approximately 550 people throughout the world, with facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. With an unyielding commitment to safety at its core and backed by an exceptional team, the company prides itself on exemplary customer service, product quality, reliability and technical service. PeroxyChem manufactures high quality products and innovative applications developed as a result of innovation and superior technical expertise. We supply customized chemistries for electronics, energy, environmental, food safety, pulp, paper, polymer, and other industrial and consumer markets.
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