Employees of Columbus, Ohio-based Simonton Windows have joined together to raise $56,000 for two different charities benefiting cancer research.
As part of Pelotonia 2013 in Columbus, Ohio, Team Simonton raised almost $15,000 this month for cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. And, in May, associates at Simonton facilities in West Virginia raised $41,000 for the American Cancer Society during the 12th Annual "Relay for Life" Charity Auction.
Ten associates from Simonton Windows participated in the fifth annual Pelotonia bike ride in Columbus in early August. The dedicated team members traveled several hundred miles combined on different routes throughout the city to help raise funds for cancer research at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center.
On May 4, Simonton Windows hosted its 12th annual auction to benefit the American Cancer Society and raised $41,000 by selling more than 600 energy-efficient Simonton windows and doors. During the past 12 years, the charity fundraiser has generated more than $405,000 in contributions for the Relay for Life fundraising efforts in Ritchie and Pleasant Counties in West Virginia.