LONG GROVE, ILLINOIS, October 9, 2023 – Watterson, a leading facilities management and emergency response company, continues to demonstrate its unwavering dedication to philanthropy by actively participating in Ulta Beauty’s impactful Gorgeous Way to Give Program, which supports the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF).
“We are delighted to join forces with Ulta, not only as business partners but also as allies in supporting meaningful causes,” stated Steve Peldiak, CEO of Watterson. “Our shared values and commitment have fueled this remarkable partnership.”
The dedication of both Steve Peldiak and Chris Munkvold, President of Watterson, was evident at the Annual Breast Cancer charitable event hosted by Ulta Beauty. The event stands as the flagship fundraiser for the National Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) and serves as a rallying point for over 700 attendees, including representatives from Ulta Beauty and its esteemed business partners.
Since 2014, Watterson has maintained a strong alliance with Ulta Beauty, actively participating in this noteworthy event since 2019. This gathering offered allied suppliers like Watterson an opportunity to align with the initiative and commemorate the impressive strides in research funding achieved over the past 17 years.
The Ulta Beauty Charitable Foundation has set an ambitious target of contributing $50 million to BCRF by 2024, equivalent to an astounding one million hours of dedicated breast cancer research. This milestone is well within reach and is projected to be exceeded even before the close of 2023.
Ulta Beauty, with a robust presence encompassing more than 1,300 retail stores across all 50 states, provides not only products but also a comprehensive platform for sharing beauty tips, tutorials, and essential social support through their website. Watterson, revered for its national outreach to major retailers, stands as a premier provider of facilities management and emergency response services.
The National Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) remains a beacon of hope in the fight against breast cancer, commanding global recognition for its unwavering commitment. Remarkably, a staggering 80% of their expenses are channeled directly into life-saving programs, underscoring their impact and efficacy.
As Watterson continues to stand hand-in-hand with Ulta Beauty in the Gorgeous Way to Give Program, their shared dedication to propelling breast cancer research forward remains steadfast.
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