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Bridgestone Americas Helps Raise $1 Million for Boys & Girls Clubs

Bridgestone Americas and its customers helped raise $1 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) as part of the company’s national cause campaign, “Driving Great Futures.”

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Bridgestone Americas and its customers helped raise $1 million for the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) as part of the company’s national cause campaign, “Driving Great Futures.”

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The donations from customers and the company to Bridgestone’s “Driving Great Futures” campaign will help BGCA support safe and productive programs for kids and teens at Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide.

The “Driving Great Futures” campaign also aligns with BGCA’s national “Great Futures Campaign,” which brings attention to kids facing crises and promotes the role of out-of-school time to reverse negative trends in areas with poor academic performance, obesity, drug use and youth-related violence.

Bridgestone launched its campaign on July 31, 2015, with all 2,200-plus Bridgestone owned retail stores participating – including Firestone Complete Auto Care, Tires Plus, Hibdon Tires Plus and Wheel Works. To raise money for the campaign, the stores all sold $5 Value Books with tire and automotive service savings, and invited customers to round up to the nearest dollar at checkout, Bridgestone said.

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