NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C., May 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Window World®, America's largest replacement window and home remodeling company, has surpassed $1 million in donations and in-kind contributions to the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC), bringing free, private air transportation to wounded veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes.
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For over five years, Window World has partnered with the VAC in its mission to honor and assist combat-wounded veterans through a network of private aircraft and pilots. Since Window World began supporting the VAC over five years ago, it has transported over 150 passengers, logging 242 hours flying over 100,000 miles to more than 20 states. Just yesterday, Window World completed its 62nd mission.
Walt Fricke, Founder of Veterans Airlift Command said of their relationship with Window World, "Window World has been a world class supporter of the Veterans Airlift Command and the combat wounded veterans we serve. Not only have they provided important private air transportation, but they have engaged the entire franchise organization in supporting our work with significant financial contributions, ensuring that this service remains available to those who have given so much for our freedom. We would not exist but for the support of great Americans exemplified by the Window World Family."
The entire Window World organization is honored to have reached this charitable milestone and looks forward to continuing to support the Veterans Airlift Command. For more information on the VAC, visit www.VeteransAirlift.org.
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About Window World®
Window World®, headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is America's largest replacement window and home remodeling company with more than 200 locally owned and operated offices nationwide. Founded in 1995, the company sells and installs windows, siding, doors and other exterior products. Window World is an ENERGY STAR® partner and its window products have earned the Good Housekeeping Seal for six consecutive years. In 2013 it was ranked "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Windows and Doors in a Tie" by J.D. Power. Additionally, through its charitable foundation Window World Cares®, the Window World family provides funding for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, where it was named New Corporate Partner of the Year in 2010. Since its inception in 2008, the foundation has raised over $4 million for St. Jude. For more information about Window World, visit www.WindowWorld.com or call 1-800 NEXT WINDOW.
About Veterans Airlift Command
The Veterans Airlift Command (VAC) facilitates free, private air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes. All flights are made available through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots. To learn more about the VAC, visit www.veteransairlift.org.
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