The event is spearheaded by Penny,Larry and David Martin from Children's Caravan. Discount Tire was able to raise enough money from our gracious customers and vender's to be able to purchase 333 Teddy Bears from Build-A-Bear Workshop. ($2793.60 to be exact). This couldn't have been possible if it weren't for our customers and vender's, To them we say Thank You for they're support. All money raised is to be used for the purchase of stuffed animals to be give to the children that are admitted at Akron Children's Hospital Throughout the year. Sadly the animals that we generate for the September ride are normally gone by January as Akron Children's Hospital sees 500,000 children locally and from surrounding counties and states.
Sept 19th 2010 will be the 15th anniversary that Children's Caravan has been supplying stuffed animals for the children of Akron Children's Hospital Discount Tire is making it our personal goal to be able to r ...[more]
Again with the help of our many customers and a few vendors we were able to dontate 1,982 teddy bears (2 van loads) to the children of Akron Childrens Hosptial and raffle off a custom chopped Harley Davidson that resembled Air Beare which is the Life Flight Of Akron Childrens Hospital. Bike was Donated by Art's Parts & Motorcycle in Marshallville, Ohio.
Once again, many thanks to our customers that have made it possible to be a blessing to so many children. In 2011 we received and were able to purchase 2,494 teddy bears for the children of Akron Children’s Hospital. Special thanks to the local area business' that went above and beyond to make this year’s event possible.
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During the fall Discount Tire Outlet adopts area families for the holidays and we love on them. We cover their Thanksgiving and Christmas meal and toys for the kids. For Christmas we wrap our delivery truck with 1,400 Christmas lights and set out to deliver food baskets. Even Santa comes out with us to help. In some neighborhoods we just pull up and lay on the horn, and when the kids start coming out of their houses we just love on them too. It’s one thing when a child receives a toy, but when Santa is hand delivering their Christmas meal and some toys for them that will be in their minds forever.
It's that time of year again, and we are looking forward to being a blessing and serving others this Thanksgiving season. Last ye ...[more]
Jeff has been an employee at Discount Tire Outlet for the past 3 years, and one advantage to having a small business, is the close friendships that you build. The ones where your employees are not just employees, they become family. Jeff has struggled with migraines for as long as I can remember. About a month ago, he went to the hospital to get a CT scan of his brain, and they ended up finding tumors in his lungs. They, at first, opted to do surgery, but when a cyst was found on his brain, they decided to address the cyst first, since they had said that his cancer was only at stage 1/2 at the time. A few weeks later, Jeff went back into the hospital for a severe sinus infection and face swelling. They couldn't explain why this was happening, so an exploratory surgery was done to try and find the ...[more]
Local Tire Pros Dealership, Stark County Supervisor: Doug Nist, and the City of Massillon Team Up to Open “Tread Town” Playground for Children of All Abilities
$50,000 Contribution from Tire Pros, $150,000 Grant Secured by Supervisor Doug Nist, and 400+ Used Tires Create Unique Inclusive Playground at Reservoir Park in Massillon,OH.
Huntersville, N.C. – (September 19, 2013) – Tire Pros Francorp (Tire Pros), a wholly owned subsidiary of American Tire Distributors, Inc. (ATD), and the City of Massillon have opened Tread Town, a certified Boundless Playground, at Reservoir Park in Massillon, Ohio. This Tread Town Boundless Playground is special because it has been built to allow children with and without disabilities to play together. The grand opening of Tread Town will occur on Thursday, Sept. 19th from 5 – 7 p.m. at Reservoir Park, 905 Sippo Blvd Massillon, OH. The public is invited. Attendees will enjoy fu ...[more]