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Matco Tools Celebrates Tools for the Cause

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15% of the proceeds from sales of Tools for the Cause products and merchandise donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

STOW, Ohio, Oct. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Matco Tools, a top-rated innovator in the tool manufacturing and mobile franchise industry, proudly supports breast cancer research with its Tools for the Cause program.

Matco Tools presents Tools for the Cause

Go pink this October in support of breast cancer research. 15% of the proceeds from the sale of 32 Tools for the Cause products and merchandise will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF); some of the items include t-shirts, sweatshirts, caps, beanies, a welding helmet, a plastic creeper, a car pillow and a water nozzle.

Since Tools for the Cause began in 2012, Matco Tools has donated over $750,000 to breast cancer research. Matco Tools believes with the right tools, we can do anything, and is dedicated to helping support the efforts to find a cure for breast cancer.

"Matco Tools is proud to be able to give back to the community through the support of breast cancer research initiatives," stated Matco Tools vice president of marketing Ben Gambrel. "There is a 1 in 8 chance a woman will develop breast cancer sometime in her life. We support the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in its efforts to prevent and cure breast cancer."

The mission of the BCRF is to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world's most promising research. 91 cents of every dollar are invested towards breast cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment and survivorship directly in its mission, making it one of the nation's most fiscally responsible nonprofits.

Tools for the Cause items are available exclusively from Matco Tools. To locate a distributor in your area or for more information on the product, call 1-866-289-8665 or visit

About Matco Tools
Since 1979, the mission of Matco Tools has been to provide professional mechanics and auto enthusiasts with all the premium tools, storage and equipment they need to get the job done, while also offering best-in-class service and customer support.  The company's network of over 1,700 premier independent mobile distributors is focused on developing and maintaining trust-based relationships with its customers. Ranked among the top 50 in Entrepreneur magazine's 2017 Franchise 500®, the company continues to expand throughout the United States and Canada, adding several hundred mobile stores each year.  For more information, please visit

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