BRAMPTON, ON, Feb. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Gray Tools Canada, one of Canada's
foremost industrial tool manufacturer and distributor, recently
announced its donation of $3,500 to the Canadian Breast Cancer
foundation. The funds were raised through the auction of nine limited
edition pink tools chests, signed by company chairman, Alex Gray. The
auctions were held during the months of November and December 2013, and
received more than 50 bids per chest on eBay. The donation was
announced on January 29.
"The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation plays an important role in
raising awareness and funding research for a disease that affects tens
of thousands of people across the country every year," said Alex Gray.
"Gray Tools is proud of being able to help the CBCF in its efforts
through the auctions of our pink tool chests. Our customers and
employees are delighted to be able to help fight for a cure to this
Each of the breast-cancer pink tool chests sold for more than their face
value thanks to the generous bids of Gray Tools customers. The disease
affects an estimated 24,000 Canadians every year but through the
CBCF-led efforts to raise awareness and promote breast cancer research,
the lives of those affected by the disease are improving.
For more information about breast cancer, visit the Canadian Breast
Cancer Foundation's website at, www.cbfc.org.
About the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation - Since 1986, the Canadian
Breast Cancer Foundation has been at the forefront of a nation-wide
movement to raise awareness and mobilize action on breast cancer.
Today, the Foundation is the leading organization in Canada dedicated
to creating a future without breast cancer.
About Gray Tools Canada Inc. (www.graytools.com) - Based in Brampton, ON, Gray Tools is the only industrial-quality
manufacturer of hand tools in Canada and has been manufacturing
high-quality hand tools since 1912. The company currently offers more
than 6,000 industrial product solutions and operates two warehouses in
Image with caption: "Gary Nuttall, President of Gray Tools with Anthony Miceli, Senior Director, Corporate Partnerships, of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CNW Group/Gray Tools)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140219_C5018_PHOTO_EN_36834.jpg
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