Kaeser Compressors announced it recently auctioned off a special pink one-of-a-kind M59PE portable compressor to the highest bidder as part of its Compressor for a Cure campaign, raising more than $20,000 for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
The auction began on National Mammogram Day, Oct. 21, and concluded on Oct. 31 with 25 bids raising $21,700 — which will be added to individual employee donations for a total of $23,120. Kaeser will donate 100% of the proceeds.
“While great strides have been made, too many of our family members and friends are still impacted by breast cancer,” said Frank Mueller, president of Kaeser Compressors, Inc. “We believe meaningful progress towards a cure can be made with more funding for research and want to be part of that effort.”
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide with approximately 2.3 million women diagnosed in 2021. It is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American women, and tragically, incidence rates are on the rise.
For more information on how you can contribute to breast cancer research, visit bcrf.org. For more information on Kaeser’s efforts in their community and shared environment, visit us.kaeser.com/goyellowbegreen.