Polaris Industries Inc. Donates Ranger 570 OHV to Spare Key Groove Gala>
Saint Paul, MN (February 10, 2017) – Polaris Industries Inc. donated a Ranger 570 OHV vehicle to Spare Key for its 2017 Spare Key Groove Gala.
Spare Key provides housing grants to families with critically ill and seriously injured children in the hospital. Founded in 1997 the organization celebrates its 20th Anniversary this year. Currently serving families in Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, Spare Key has provided grants to nearly 3,200 families totaling almost $3.2 million.
With its mission motto, “No matter the illness. No matter the injury. No matter the income. Spare Key helps families bounce and not break.” The organization has received support from Polaris in many forms, including volunteer support. During the 2016 Ryder Cup, more than 40 Polaris employees donated their time to help Spare Key raise over $65,000 to support its program mission.
“Polaris has long shown its strong commitment to the community,” said Mary Peszek, Spare Key Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships. “As we celebrate our 20th Anniversary at the 2017 Spare Key Groove Gala, Polaris’ gift of the Ranger 570 is simply amazing, and another example of the generosity they provide to many in the community.”
Polaris is dedicated to the long-term investment in the communities where its employees live, work and play.
The Spare Key Groove Gala presented by Black Knight Financial Services will be held Saturday, February 25th at the Renaissance Depot Hotel in Minneapolis. With more than 900 guests in attendance, the gala is the single largest fundraising event for Spare Key. For ticket and event information go to: https://www.sparekey.org/events/groove-gala
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2016 sales of $4.5 billion, Polaris’ innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris’ presence in adjacent markets globally include military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.