Okie Express Donates $5,500 to Help Feed Hungry Oklahomans

Business Donates Opening Week of Profits to the Regional Food Bank

 
(OKLAHOMA CITY) – May 1, 2018 – Okie Express Auto Wash recently donated $5,500 to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma to help feed the one in six Oklahomans who lives with hunger. The donation represented the first week of profits from its newest location at 12845 N.W. 10th St. in Yukon.

“We believe in giving back to the community where we do business,” said Mike North, chief executive officer of Okie Express Auto Wash. “The thought of anyone going hungry in our state is just unacceptable. We know that 96 cents out of every dollar we donate to the Regional Food Bank will be used to feed those who might not have food otherwise.”

In addition to donating proceeds from grand openings to the Regional Food Bank, Okie Express customers have the opportunity to make a $1 donation year-round to the Regional Food Bank when they purchase their car wash. To date, Okie Express Auto Wash has donated $156,100 to help Oklahomans experiencing hunger.

“We are so appreciative of this great partnership with Okie Express Auto Wash in the fight against hunger,” said Katie Fitzgerald, chief executive officer of the Regional Food Bank. “Thanks to their support, 775,000 meals have been provided to chronically hungry children, seniors on limited incomes and hardworking families in central and western Oklahoma.”

Okie Express has eight metro-area locations:

  • 1801 S. Telephone Rd. in Moore
  • 1260 East Hwy. 152 in Mustang  
  • 1025 N. Santa Fe Ave. in Edmond
  • 3801 N. MacArthur in Warr Acres
  • 5520 SE 29th in Del City
  • 2450 W. Main in Norman
  • 13975 N.E. 23rd Street in Choctaw
  • 12845 N.W. 10th in Yukon

Each Okie Express location offers an automatic car wash tunnel and features free vacuums and mat cleaners. Additionally, Okie Express offers a 5-Day Clean Car Guarantee on several wash packages, giving customers a free wash if they scan your receipt within five days of purchase.

For more information about Okie Express visit okieautowash.com. To learn more about the Regional Food Bank or to make a tax-deductible donation, visit regionalfoodbank.org or call 405-972-1111.

About the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma
The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma is the state’s largest hunger-relief organization and a member of Feeding America’s network of Food Banks. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit provides enough food to feed more than 136,000 hungry Oklahomans each week through a network of more than 1,300 schools and charitable feeding programs in 53 central and western Oklahoma counties. Since its inception in 1980, the Regional Food Bank has distributed more than 613 million pounds of food to feed Oklahomans living with hunger. For more information, visit http://www.regionalfoodbank.org; find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/regionalfoodbank or follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/rfbo.

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