During on-field ceremonies prior to the Reds vs. Chicago Cubs on Friday, Sept. 30 at Great American Ball Park, representatives from Mike's Carwash presented a check for $18,969 to the Reds Community Fund.
The donation was a result of all of the proceeds from Mike's BowTie Tuesday promotion during the 2016 Reds season. Mike's pledged to donate $1 to the Reds Community Fund for each Ultimate Wash purchased on Wednesdays following a Reds win on Tuesday.The Cincinnati Reds won 10 of the 23 games on Tuesdays during the 2016 season.
"We are honored to be able to contribute to the great work done by the Reds Community Fund," says Mike Dahm, president of Mike's Carwash. "We are so grateful to all of our customers this year who gave to this worthy organization."
has 17 locations across Reds Country in Cincinnati and Dayton, OH, Florence, KY and Ft. Wayne, Evansville and Mishawaka, IN.
Since its inception in 2001, the Reds Community Fund has been dedicated to improving the lives of youth through its baseball themed outreach efforts. Annually, more than 45,000 kids and coaches from across Reds County are connected to RCF programs that include the Reds Rookie Success League, Youth Baseball & Softball Funding, Field Renovation, Match Program, Greater Cincinnati RBI and the P&G Cincinnati MLB Urban Youth Academy.