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January 4 Friday

AutoTex PINK Doubles Donation to Charity In Year Three

01/ 4/2013

JANUARY 4, 2013 - Pine Brook, NJ: AutoTex PINK, a division of woman-owned WEXCO Industries, a leading global supplier of windshield wiper blades, has continued their efforts in the fight against breast cancer. For every one of their AutoTex Pink branded wiper blades sold, WEXCO makes a donation to the NBCF to fulfill their mission to provide mammograms for underserved women.

“As a woman-owned company, AutoTex PINK is dedicated to ‘Wiping Out Breast Cancer’ with the aid of our customers and strategic partners,” said Paula Lombard, WEXCO President and founder of AutoTex PINK. “Through this partnership, our goal is to support those affected by breast cancer, increase overall awareness for the disease and fund the ongoing research that will hopefully one day overcome this dreaded challenge.”

Each of the first two years of the AutoTex Pink program, WEXCO raised enough funds from their sales for bronze sponsorships, but this year they doubled their previous years’ sales to achieve a Silver Level.

“I am ecstatic about AutoTex Pink raising enough for the National Breast Cancer Foundation to be a Silver Level Sponsor. Working towards the same goal with these other amazing companies makes a big difference in the lives of many women and their families” says Lombard. “AutoTex Pink has no intention of stopping- I am confident we will be a Gold Level Sponsor next year and continue on our own mission to ‘Wipe Out Breast Cancer.’”

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About the National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. ®

Recognized as one of the leading breast cancer organizations in the world, the National Breast Cancer Foundation’s (NBCF) mission is to save lives through early detection and to provide mammograms for those in need.  A recipient of Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for eight years, NBCF provides women help for today and hope for tomorrow through its National Mammography Program, Beyond The Shock®, Early Detection Plan, MyNBCF online support community, and breast cancer research programs. For more information, please visit www.nbcf.org.

About AutoTex PINK

AutoTex PINK is a division of WEXCO Industries, Inc., a certified WBENC (Women’s Business Enterprise National Council) company that is one of the nation’s leading global supplier of OEM quality windshield wiper blades, auto parts and accessories. A portion of the sales of AutoTex PINK windshield wiper blades goes to the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada. For more information, visit www.autotexpink.com or call 800.692.3962.