WIX® Filters Awards Nearly $45,000 to National FFA Chapters

Tuesday, 20 August 2019

WIX Continues its Support of the Box Top Redemption Program for the 33rd Year



WIX® Filters, a global manufacturer of filtration products, has awarded $44,277.25 to national FFA chapters through a box top redemption program in partnership with the National FFA Organization.

“WIX Filters has supported FFA for 33 years, because we are continually committed to the future leaders of our industry,” said Mike Lerch, brand manager for WIX Filters. “We are proud to stand by FFA and support them as they promote academic and personal growth among young people who will go on to build healthier, sustainable communities.”

This year, students in participating FFA chapters redeemed about 157,109 WIX box tops for a donation from WIX of $39,277.25, or 25 cents per box top. In addition, five FFA chapters received a $1,000 bonus from WIX, bringing the total donation to $44,277.25.

FFA chapters across the country competed for $1,000 bonuses in different categories, including most box tops redeemed and the greatest increase in tops from the previous year*. The five FFA chapters that earned a $1,000 bonus are:

• Cashmere FFA, Washington
• Moses Lakes FFA, Washington
• Seymour FFA, Tennessee
• Mott/Regent FFA, North Dakota
• Mount Vernon FFA, Washington *

For over three decades, WIX has supported the National FFA Organization’s mission to help transform youth into the future leaders of the science, business and technology career sectors of agriculture. For more information, visit the < href="http://www.ffa.org/">National FFA OrganizationNational FFA Organization website, Facebook and Twitter.

For more information on WIX, contact your nearest WIX distributor or visit www.wixfilters.com.


About National FFA Organization


The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 669,989 student members as part of 8,630 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 344,239 alumni members in 2,051 local FFA Alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The National FFA Organization operates under a federal charter granted by the 81st United States Congress and it is an integral part of public instruction in agriculture. The U.S. Department of Education provides leadership and helps set direction for FFA as a service to state and local agricultural education programs. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org and on Facebook, Twitter and the official National FFA Organization blog.

About National FFA Foundation

The National FFA Organization is a national youth organization of 669,989 student members as part of 8,630 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is supported by 459,514 alumni members in 2,236 local FFA Alumni chapters throughout the U.S. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. For more, visit the National FFA Organization online at FFA.org and on Facebook, Twitter and official news page of the National FFA Organization.

About WIX Filters

Since 1939, WIX® Filters has been an innovator in filtration products. WIX designs, manufactures and distributes products for automotive, diesel, agricultural, industrial and specialty filter markets. Part of the MANN+HUMMEL family of brands, WIX's product line includes oil, air, cabin interior, fuel, coolant, transmission and hydraulic filters for automobiles, trucks, off-road equipment and manufacturing applications. For more information, visit www.wixfilters.com, or any of our social channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.


Contacts

Kelsey Webb
705-790-1560
kwebb@wrayward.com



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