AVAD Presents Holiday Gift Drive to Support Big Brothers Big Sisters
Giving back and saving money this holiday season is as simple as 1, 2, 3
Los Angeles, Calif. – December 7, 2015 – AVAD LLC, North America’s leading provider of solutions to the residential and commercial custom installation markets, announces their inaugural holiday gift drive, “Distribute a Smile,” to support Big Brothers Big Sisters locations across the United States and Canada. Dealers have the opportunity to donate items to their local AVAD branch and receive an array of exclusive deals from participating vendors for a limited time – easy as 1, 2, 3.
From December 7th to December 18th, AVAD dealers can participate by donating at least one unwrapped toy, gift item, gift card or monetary donation to a local AVAD branch. Although no donation will be denied, it is encouraged to focus on gifts for children 7 to 12 years of age. Also, gift cards and monetary donations are requested to value $20 or greater. In exchange for participation, dealers will receive 10% off from all of the following vendors: Calrad, Current Audio, HEOS by Denon, Key Digital (excluding KD-HD4X4LITE, KD-HD6X6LITE and KD-HD8X8LITE), MartinLogan, Nest, Peerless Mounts, PROconnect, and WyreStorm. Additionally, Panamax and Niles are offering 15% off all products. Dealers must use this discount within three days after their donation. Monetary donations will be accepted through an online portal created in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters. To donate online in the US, please visit www.bbbs.org/AVAD. Canadian donations can be made at http://bbbspeel.kintera.org/AVAD for the Toronto branch or http://bbbscalgary.ca/avad for the Calgary branch.
For more than 100 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters has operated under the belief that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life. As the nation’s largest donor and volunteer supported mentoring network, Big Brother Big Sisters strives to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported one-to-one relationships that change their lives for the better. Big Brother Big Sisters matches adult volunteers (“Bigs”) and children (“Littles”), ranging from the ages of 6 through 18, in communities across the world to develop positive and lasting relationships in the lives of young people.
“We are excited to host Distribute a Smile – our first holiday gift drive – and we invite our dealers to participate in this wonderful opportunity to brighten others’ households during the season of giving back,” said Lei Lei Trock, senior marketing manager at AVAD. “We are thankful and appreciate the large amount of support from our participating vendors and we hope it encourages our dealers to donate.”
AVAD encourages dealers to participate in Distribute a Smile from December 7th to 18th at each of the 23 branch locations in U.S. and Canada. Donated items will be given to local Big Brothers Big Sisters branches near the respective AVAD branches prior to the upcoming Christmas holiday. To participate, please visit your local AVAD branch or contact an AVAD associate for more details.
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About AVAD LLC
AVAD is an industry-leading provider of solutions to the residential and commercial custom installation markets. As an Ingram Micro company, AVAD provides integrators access to the industry’s top products and integrated solutions for video, audio, lighting control, content management, whole-home and business automation, as well as digital signage and design services. AVAD offers the broadest consumer electronics, home and business automation portfolio in North America. Further differentiating its services, AVAD invests in the business tools, technical support and services integrators need to grow their businesses, including the fully transactional AVAD Mobile smartphone application providing integrators on-the-go access to AVAD products and value-added tools. With 23 locations throughout North America, AVAD offers local, hands-on access to the latest products and trainings, as well as free support services including system design and technical support.
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