MT. PROSPECT, Ill., April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, SKIL Tools is continuing its fight against breast cancer with a $100,000 donation to Komen* in 2013. This makes the second year that SKIL has supported breast cancer awareness. By the end of 2013, SKIL donations to the cause will total nearly $250,000.
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"We're honored to continue supporting efforts to end breast cancer by extending our partnership with the Komen organization," said Monica Stankiewicz, Associate Marketing Manger of SKIL Tools. "Our pink iXO tool is a constant reminder of the importance of finding a cure for this disease and makes a great gift year-round."
In time for Mother's Day, SKIL has added the perfect complement to its pink iXO Palm-Sized Screwdriver, a new 33-piece driver bit set. The bit set is sold separately from the iXO and includes a 1/4" hex shank magnetic bit holder and 32 different driver bits used for a variety of applications. The tool accessories are accented by a pink storage case.
The SKIL 33pc driver bit set is available at Lowes and on Amazon.com with an approximate retail price of $7.99 (USD). The pink SKIL iXO Palm-Sized Screwdriver kit includes a 4V max cordless screwdriver, five piece bit set and charger, and is available online and in select stores nationwide with a suggested retail price of $29.99 (USD). For more information on the pink SKIL iXO tool and other kits, please visit www.SKILiXO.com.
* Consumer action will not result in an additional donation to Komen.
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About SKIL Power Tools
SKIL Power Tools, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in Mount Prospect, Ill, is a leader in portable electric power tools and accessories serving the consumer do-it-yourself and professional construction markets. Founded in 1924 with the invention of the worm drive SKILSAW, SKIL now delivers a complete line of power tools designed and engineered to help DIYers achieve home project success, while providing professionals durable, cost-conscious tools for the jobsite. For more information about SKIL Power Tools including information on where to buy the products above, visit www.skil.com or call toll-free 877-SKIL-999.
About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American power tool, accessory and lawn and garden divisions into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century's worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. With 18,000 employees worldwide and 3,500 in North America, the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is a world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories, laser and optical leveling and range finding tools, and garden and watering equipment.
About Susan G. Komen®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen, which is now the world's largest breast cancer organization and the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer with more than $1.9 billion invested to date. For more information about Susan G. Komen, breast health or breast cancer, visit www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.
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