ELYRIA, OH — RIDGID has donated over $8,000 to the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association''s (PHCC) Educational Foundation "Invest In Your Future" campaign, according to a press release.
The proceeds were raised by selling customized K-1500 sectional drain cleaning machines on eBay, the release stated.
According to the release, three customized machines were listed on eBay for 10 days and raised $8,101 in donations for PHCC''s Educational Foundation.
PHCC''s Educational Foundation engages in workforce development, management education and technical training activities for the growth and career success of those employed in the plumbing and heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R) industry, the release noted.
"Being able to partner with PHCC and to donate to its Educational Foundation ''Invest In Your Future'' campaign is one of the ways RIDGID is reinforcing its commitment to industry education and development," said Steve Dyer, director of marketing and communications for RIDGID.
"This project was even more exciting because we were able to involve RIDGID employees and customers in the constructing and voting of the custom K-1500 sectional machines," Dyer added.
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