HOUSTON, March 11 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Jiffy Lube(R) reached its $1 million national fundraising goal for the 2010 Maintenance Partners for Life ( http://www.jiffylubegoesred.com ) campaign that benefits the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, with four days still remaining in the campaign. More than 1,700 Jiffy Lube franchise locations across the U.S. are participating and Jiffy Lube hopes customers will continue to support the campaign through March 14.
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“The impact that our customers, franchisees and service centers are helping make in the fight against heart disease is a significant accomplishment,” said John Sanfacon, head of marketing and innovations for Jiffy Lube International. “Every single donation is another step toward helping find a cure, so we hope people continue to support the cause.”
Customers can make a $3 donation at participating service centers through March 14. In return, they will receive a Maintenance Partners for Life savings book with more than $100 in savings. Donations can also be made online ( http://www.jiffylubegoesred.com ). One hundred percent of the funds donated in participating service centers will be allocated to initiatives in the communities in which they are raised.
The Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life campaign leverages the parallels between maintaining a healthy heart and a healthy vehicle. Consumers can learn more by visiting http://www.JiffyLubeGoesRed.com or http://www.GoRedForWomen.org . They can also show their support for the campaign by joining the Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life Facebook Fan page ( http://www.facebook.com/jiffylubempfl ).
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About Maintenance Partners for Life
Jiffy Lube International, Inc., America’s largest fast-lube franchisor, and the American Heart Association are working together to fight heart disease. Through the Jiffy Lube Maintenance Partners for Life campaign, the goal is to raise more than $1 million for the American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women movement, which celebrates the energy, passion and power women have to band together and eradicate heart disease. Since 2008, the campaign has raised more than $3 million for the Go Red For Women movement.
About Go Red For Women
Go Red For Women is the American Heart Association’s solution to save women’s lives. With one out of three women still dying from heart disease, we are committed to fighting this No. 1 killer that is largely preventable. GoRedForWomen.org, a premiere source of information and education, connects millions of women of all ages and gives them tangible resources to turn personal choices into life-saving actions. We encourage women and the men who love them to embrace the cause. For more information please visit GoRedForWomen.org or call 1-888-MY-HEART (1-888-694-3278). The movement is nationally sponsored by Macy’s and Merck & Co., Inc.
About Jiffy Lube(R)
Jiffy Lube International, Inc. (“Jiffy Lube”), with more than 2,000 franchised service centers in North America, serves approximately 24 million customers each year. Jiffy Lube pioneered the fast oil change industry in 1979 by establishing the first drive-through service bay, providing customers with fast, professional service for their vehicles. Headquartered in Houston, Jiffy Lube is a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Shell Oil Company. Visit http://www.JiffyLube.com to learn more about Jiffy Lube and vehicle care.
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