Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna ValleyAnnounces RoadPro® Family of Brands as Presenting Sponsor of the26th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy on May 10
Lancaster, PA…Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley, the area’s largest wish granting organization serving seriously ill children, recently announced a partnership with RoadPro Family of Brands as the Presenting Sponsor of the 26th Annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy. “Make-A-Wish is delighted to partner with RoadPro Family of Brands for this year’s Mother’s Day Truck Convoy that has risen to become one of Lancaster counties most popular fundraisers,” stated Paulette Battenfelder, Regional Executive Director. RoadPro’s participation will help us grow this amazing event. The real life beneficiaries of this fundraiser are local children suffering with life-threatening medical conditions.”
“The RoadPro Family of Brands is proud to be the Presenting Sponsor of such a caring organization. We share the belief that providing a wish experience for children suffering with life-threatening medical conditions results in a positive impact," said Chuck White, Vice President, Brands and Marketing, RoadPro Brands.
In its 26th year, the Mother’s Day Truck Convoy benefiting Make-A-Wish will be held at Burle Business Center on May 10. The event is a fun-filled day for the entire family starting at 8:30 a.m. with a live auction, games, food and entertainment. The truck convoy leaves Burle Business Center precisely at 1:30 p.m. and travels from Lancaster to Ephrata and back while being viewed by thousands of individuals who come out to see this tradition. For more information about the Convoy please contact Paulette Battenfelder at 717-283-4872.
Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. According to a 2011 U.S. study of wish impact, most health professionals surveyed believe a wish-come-true has positive impacts on the health of children. Kids say wishes give them renewed strength to fight their illness, and their parents say these experiences help strengthen the entire family. Headquartered in Phoenix, Make-A-Wish is one of the world's leading children's charities, serving children in every community in the United States and its territories. With the help of generous donors and more than 27,000 volunteers, Make-A-Wish grants a wish somewhere in the country every 37 minutes. It has granted more than 254,000 wishes since its inception in 1980; more than 14,200 in 2014 alone. Make-A-Wish® Philadelphia, Northern Delaware & Susquehanna Valley serves Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lebanon, Montgomery, Perry and Philadelphia counties in Pennsylvania and New Castle County in Delaware. For more information, please call us at: 215-654-9355 or visit philasv.wish.org
About RoadPro® Brands:
RoadPro Brands is a division of DAS Companies, Inc. It designs and manages the proprietary RoadPro Family of Brands, distinctly created to bring the comforts of home to the road. With truck & auto supplies, travel gear, and mobile electronics, our brands offer safety, convenience, comfort and connectedness to on-the-go consumers. The RoadPro Family of Brands delivers product quality at a great value—distributed exclusively through DAS divisions. The RoadPro Family of Brands includes; RoadKing®, Wilson®, MobileSpec®, PowerDrive, RoadPro®, K40, Astatic®, Francis®, LUMAgear®, BlackCanyon Outfitters, and Ninja Odor Fighters. RoadPro brands are sold at most Travel Centers across the country. To learn more about the RoadPro Family of Brands, please visit www.RoadProBrands.com.
About DAS Companies, Inc.
DAS Companies, Inc. is a full-service marketing and supply chain portfolio company. Privately held, DAS Companies, Inc., designs, imports, and distributes truck & auto supplies, travel gear, and mobile electronics that offer safety, convenience, comfort and connectedness to on-the-go consumers, through a series of channel partnerships, including: Travel Centers, Convenience Stores, Heavy Duty Trucking, Electronic & Specialty Retailers.
Director of Partnerships & Communications
Paulette Battenfelder, Make-A-Wish: 717-283-4872
Charles White, RoadPro Brands: 717-964-3642