Universal Asset Management Announces Shave 2 Save Fundraising Campaign to Benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation & The Dainty Warrior Project

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Female CEO, Executives and Employees to Shave Their Heads Upon Meeting Goal | Boeing 747 To Be Painted Pink to Track Fundraising Progress

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With September marking childhood cancer awareness month and October focusing on breast cancer awareness, it just seemed like a natural fit to focus our fundraising efforts on both extraordinary causes.

Universal Asset Management, Inc. (UAM) announces its Shave 2 Save fundraising campaign to support the fight against breast and childhood cancers. Shave2Save.com launches today and will serve as the campaign’s donation portal. Proceeds will be split evenly and benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation and The Dainty Warrior Project.

With the goal of raising $50,000 by the end of October, Keri Wright, Chairman & CEO; the UAM Management team; and several UAM employees have committed to shave their heads upon reaching this amount. The UAM team will track the campaign’s progress with a Boeing 747 – painting it pink in parallel with the amount of donations collected. The airplane is located at the UAM Aircraft Disassembly & Recycling Center in Tupelo, MS.

“UAM strongly believes in the importance of giving back and supporting our communities. With September marking childhood cancer awareness month and October focusing on breast cancer awareness, it just seemed like a natural fit to focus our fundraising efforts on both extraordinary causes,” said Keri Wright, Chairman & CEO. “To acknowledge the hardships and sacrifices patients endure, several members of the UAM team have agreed to shave our heads once we reach $50,000 (or exceed it). We are making a committed choice to shave our heads in solidarity with those that don’t have the choice. We hope this small gesture will signify our dedication and support to those fighting these difficult illnesses.”

To learn more and track the fundraising progress, visit Shave2Save.com. For further comments from Keri Wright or imagery, please contact Amy Howell of Howell Marketing Strategies: amy@howell-marketing.com

About UAM:
UAM is a global leader in commercial aviation asset management, aircraft disassembly and aviation aftermarket component support. Over the last 23 years, UAM has disassembled over 300 aircraft including all Boeing platforms, as well as Airbus A300, A310, A320, A330 and A340 aircraft. Headquartered in Memphis, TN USA, UAM additionally has multiple sales offices located around the world, including a sales office in London, UK and Singapore. The aircraft disassembly facility is located at the Tupelo Regional Airport in Tupelo, MS USA, and the 450,000 square foot global distribution center is located in Verona, MS USA. In September 2013, Keri Wright acquired UAM. UAM is also a certified woman-owned business through WBENC. For more information about UAM, please visit http://www.uaminc.com.

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