Vancouver, British Columbia – Mr. Lube Canada has announced that on Saturday, May 10, it will donate $5 from every oil change purchase at locations across the country to the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society of Canada and MS Awareness Month.
“We are pleased to be partnering with the MS Society of Canada for the second year through our annual Founder’s Day Campaign as we recognize the founder of Mr. Lube Canada, Mr. Clifford Giese, and this important charity,” said Paul Healey, President and CEO of Mr. Lube Canada. “We raised over $21,000 in 2007 and are excited about this year’s campaign.”
Mr. Lube Canada and the Mr. Lube Foundation support numerous charities nationally, including its primary focus, Prostate Cancer Research and Education and Children’s Welfare. Since 2002, Mr. Lube and the Mr. Lube Foundation have donated over $3 million to these and other charities nationwide.
Mr. Lube Canada also announced that it has awarded Prairie Lube Limited, a franchisee in Calgary, Alberta, with the Joe Lapcevich Jr. Community Award for Excellence in Community Outreach at its annual franchisee convention. Over a twelve-month period, Prairie Lube Limited raised over $20,000 for Camp Quality in Alberta; raised over $14,000 for the MS Super Cities Walk; created an organizational donation plan for the Canadian Blood Services and donated 71 units of blood and plasma, for a lifetime total of 350 units; and participated in several other campaigns, including the Children’s Health & Hospital Foundation, United Way, Bow Valley Hockey and the Society for Treatment of Autism.