FAIRFAX AND STERLING, VA (PRWEB) August 28, 2013
Renewal by Andersen of Virginia and Washington, D.C. a replacement window and patio door distributor with showrooms in Fairfax and Sterling, VA, recently expanded its already extensive local charitable efforts by adding its support to the fight against breast cancer. In addition to its long-term support of the local community and military families, Renewal by Andersen has added Breast Cancer Awareness and support of the Susan G. Komen Foundation to its list of charitable causes.
In May, the company sponsored 10 runners in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure and is now upping the ante by donating thousands of dollars each month in August and October to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure®. Formerly known as The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, or simply Komen, is the most widely known, largest and best-funded breast cancer organization in the United States which supports some of the best science in the fight against breast cancer. The organization’s Komen Race for the Cure has invested almost $2 billion toward fulfilling its promise to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and other programs in more than 50 countries.
Renewal by Andersen of Northern Virginia and Washington, DC is donating a portion of the proceeds every sale of its replacement windows and patio doors during the months of August and October to the Cure®. The company expects those contributions to exceed $2,000.
“Breast cancer touches nearly every family in America, and around the world in some way,” Mark Chaikin, Renewal by Andersen of Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. president said. “Everyone I know knows someone who has been affected by breast cancer and we wanted to do our part to help the fight to end this deadly disease.”
A family owned and operated business since 1958, Renewal by Andersen of Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia is committed to helping efforts to find a cure and treat cancer as part of its network-wide Pink Out. The company, also known as The Window Place, already donates tens of thousands of dollars to local community organizations every year.
“We strongly believe that it is every business’s responsibility to give back to the community that supports it,” Chaikin said. “This community supports my family and all our employees and we’ve always believed it is our obligation to support the community that helps put food on our tables and roofs over our heads.”
Local Charitable Works
In addition to its support of the fight against breast cancer, Renewal by Andersen of Virginia and Washington, D.C. is committed to supporting its local community and other worthwhile causes with generous donations. Since 2004, the company has donated tens of thousands of dollars to support military families through its “Buy a Window, Help a Hero” program, the Joey C Cup (in support of Life with Cancer), Vienna Little League, Race for Hope (in support of National Brain Tumor Society), American Diabetes Association, Front Royal Little League, Yellow Ribbon Fund and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
About Renewal by Andersen of Virginia and Washington, D.C.
Established by the Chaikin family in 1958 as U.S. Aluminum Company, and renamed The Window Place, Renewal by Andersen of Virginia and Washington, D.C. has specialized in window & door replacement since day one. Mark Chaikin joined the business in 1975 and today still serves as acting president, proudly serving homeowners all across Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia. Recognizing its strong reputation for quality and service, in 2000, Andersen Corporation selected the company to serve as the exclusive distributors and installers of the Renewal by Andersen line of replacement windows in Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
About Renewal by Andersen
Renewal by Andersen is the exclusive start-to-finish window replacement subsidiary of Andersen Corporation—the most recognized window brand in the U.S. Renewal by Andersen was founded with the objective of creating a different and better window and door replacement experience for homeowners. Since opening its first store in 1995, Renewal by Andersen has rapidly grown to more than 100 markets in the U.S., becoming one of the largest window replacement companies in the country, having installed nearly 2 million windows in over 300,000 homes.
About Susan G. Komen for the Cure®
Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Susan G. Komen is the boldest community fueling the best science and making the biggest impact in the fight against breast cancer. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, the organization has invested almost $2 billion to fulfill its promise, working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 50 countries.