Painting Vans Pink in the Fight Against Breast Cancer

September 27, 2016

Two Service Experts centers are making a statement this October with pink vans. Fras-Air/General Service Experts and Service Experts Heating and Air Conditioning of Raleigh are each going to paint two of their work vans pink for the fight cure breast cancer.

Throughout the month of October, Fras-Air/General Service Experts will be donating 20% of all sales from their pink vans to the North Jersey Susan G. Komen chapter to help raise money to help fight breast cancer. Service Experts of Raleigh will be donating 5% of all sales from their pink vans and also donate $10 for every Precision tune-up to their local chapter, Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast.

This is the second time Fras-Air/General Service Experts has painted two of their vans pink to raise money for breast cancer. In 2015, Fras-Air raised over $7,000 for Komen North Jersey. David Schneider, the general manager and one of his technicians both lost their mothers to other forms of cancer and were inspired to help other families.

“The National Cancer Institute reported that 107,184 women in New Jersey had breast cancer in 2016,” Schneider said. “While the amount of cases is actually decreasing each year, that still represents a huge number of families who are dealing with this disease, and there is still a serious need for research and support.”

Chris Overton, the General Manager for Service Experts of Raleigh, reiterated Schneider’s feelings. “According to the North Carolina State Center for Health Statistics, breast cancer is the number one type of cancer in our state – for both females and males.”

To read more about Susan G. Komen’s goal to end breast cancer or to get involved, visit http://ww5.komen.org/.

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