Leading Dryer Maintenance and Repair Franchise Encourages Donations
through CrowdRise Link for June 3 Event
FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On June 3, members of the corporate team at Dryer
Vent Wizard, North America’s leading dryer maintenance and repair
franchise, will participate in a Tough
Mudder race as part of a fundraiser for the Children’s Burn
Foundation. The event marks the first year Dryer Vent Wizard is
participating in a Tough Mudder and the sixth year the franchise will
donate to the charitable organization, which supports children who have
suffered severe burns.
Since 2012, Dryer Vent Wizard has partnered with the Children’s Burn
Foundation to help spread awareness for the dangers of fires. The
organization provides medical and psychological care for children burn
survivors, as well as programs on burn prevention and education.
Mudder, considered “Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet,”
challenges participants’ strength, stamina, mental grit and teamwork in
a series of 10-12 mile obstacle mud-run events. Dryer Vent Wizard will
be participating in the Oxford, Mich. race, which will run through
hills, ponds, meadows, fields and woods.
“We are excited to step up our fundraising efforts this year by
participating in a Tough Mudder as a way to raise money for this worthy
organization,” said Terry Reuer, CEO of Dryer Vent Wizard. “The
Children’s Burn Foundation is an incredible non-profit organization
whose mission aligns with ours: preventing fires across the United
States. We can’t wait to see what we’ll be able to do for them this
The members of the Dryer Vent Wizard corporate team who will participate
in the Tough Mudder include Terry Reuer, CEO of Dryer Vent Wizard, Jason
Kapica, Vice President of Dryer Vent Wizard as well as Mike Donnelly,
legal administrator, along with seven friends and family members.
During National Fire Prevention Month in October, Dryer Vent Wizard
franchisees fundraise for the organization though pledging a donation
amount per job completed in the month. Last year, Dryer Vent Wizard
raised nearly $21,000, pushing the total number of money raised for the
organization to $45,000.
Dryer Vent Wizard aims to raise $25,000 through the Tough Mudder and the
October fundraising drive. If interested in donating to the
organization, please visit https://www.crowdrise.com/dryer-vent-wizard-corp.
For more information about Dryer Vent Wizard, visit www.dryerventwizard.com.
About Dryer Vent Wizard
Headquartered in Farmington Hills, Mich., Dryer Vent Wizard is a North
American franchise that specializes in dryer vent repair, replacement,
alteration, cleaning and maintenance for both residential and commercial
clients. The company was founded in 2004 by Dave Lavalle, who also
founded Mr. Handyman, and currently operates 90 locations across the
U.S. and Canada, serving over 9,000 communities. Dryer Vent Wizard is a
member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). For more
information about Dryer Vent Wizard and to learn more about franchise
opportunities, visit www.dryerventwizard.com.
About the Children’s Burn Foundation
For over 30 years, Children’s Burn Foundation has provided care to
children with severe burns, who, because of a lack of financial
resources and/or medical insurance, cannot otherwise benefit from
medical treatment and much-needed post-acute services. The mission of
Children’s Burn Foundation is: to prevent the pain and trauma of burn
injuries to children, and; to heal and give children who have suffered
severe burns the opportunity to reach their full potential, physically,
psychologically and socially. CBF is the ONLY Foundation providing full
recovery services to child burn survivors from the date of their burn
injury until they are 18 years old. Children’s Burn Foundation now
serves over 71,000 children and families annually. To learn more about,
please visit www.childburn.org.
Fishman Public Relations