Grace for Vets announced that close to 4,000 professional carwash locations washed over 300,000 cars for free for military veterans and active-duty personnel on Veterans Day. Most locations offered the free washes on both Sunday, which was actually Veterans Day, and Monday when the holiday was celebrated.
Mark Curtis, President of Grace for Vets, stated, “I am so pleased that Grace for Vets continues to grow and that we were able to provide a record number of free washes to our deserving soldiers and vets," sid Gracer For Vets President Mark Curtis. "I know it’s a small gesture to give them a free carwash in return for the sacrifices they and their families have made, but it is so appreciated. I know I speak for all my fellow operators who get calls and letters thanking them for participating.”
Grace for Vets was started by Mike Mountz in 2004. Mike operated Cloister Car Washes in Pennsylvania before retiring in 2014. Since its inception, Grace for Vets has washed close to 2,500,000 cars at no charge to veterans. Curtis is CEO of Splash Car Washes with 18 locations in Connecticut and New York and one in Taicang, China.