The Big Wash 2009: A fundraising event to benefit the Houston Humane Society!
Posted Aug 21 2009 10:21pm
All Houston area Mister Car Wash locations will be hard at work washing for a cause on Sunday, August 23rdto benefit the Houston Humane Society. Area residents are invited to make a cash donation at any of the 15 Mister Car Wash locations from 9am – 6pm to receive a Free Express Wash. All donations will support the HHS’s efforts in promoting humane treatment towards companion animals.
“The Houston Humane Society is excited to be selected as the beneficiary for The Big Wash,” explains Houston Humane Society Public Relations Director Lisa Pogue. “We encourage all the area residents to come out and get their car washed to support our organization.”
Ron Peterson, CEO of Mister Car Wash, shares, “Ensuring the health and care of animals in need is important to our company. We are holding The Big Wash event at 25 of our locations in 5 regions where economic and weather factors have made it more difficult for overcrowded shelters with limited resources. We are proud to be a part of supporting the efforts of the Houston Humane Society.”
Mister Car Wash will also be holding drawings and guests will enjoy fun giveaways. Sunny 99.1 radio personalities will be at the Sugar Land & Gessner locations with music and prizes from 11a-1p and 1p-3p. Visit www.mistercarwash.com for all participating locations.
The Big Wash will officially kickoff with a supply drive August 20-22. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, towels, cat litter, and toys for dogs and cats to any Houston area Mister Car Wash location. For each donation received Mister Car Wash will give a $5 off coupon as a thank you. All supplies will be donated to the Houston Humane Society.
ABOUT THE HOUSTON HUMANE SOCIETY: The Houston Humane Society (HHS) is a non-profit animal shelter dedicated to eliminating cruelty, abuse, and the overpopulation of animals. We receive no federal, state or local funds and rely solely on donations and special events. HHS provides a wide variety of animal welfare programs to Houston area residents and their pets, including pet adoptions, humane education and Houston's only low-cost wellness clinic that is open to the general public. There are many different ways you can help to reduce animal suffering, whether it is through adoption, volunteering, education, participating in our special events throughout the year, or making a donation. For more information, please visit www.houstonhumane.org.
ABOUT MISTER CAR WASH:
Mister Car Wash is the fastest growing car wash chain in the United States operating 63 car washes and 24 Express Lubes in 7 states throughout the U.S. The company is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona and has over 2,500 employees, washing over 7 million vehicles annually. Additional information on Mister Car Wash may be found at www.mistercarwash.com. Mister Car Wash is an operating company of ONCAP. More information about ONCAP may be found at www.onex.com.