ASCO?Makes $15,000 Donation to The Make-A-Wish Foundation

Thu January 26, 2012 - West Edition

The Austin and San Antonio area Associated Supply Company (ASCO) presented The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas with a check for $15,000. ASCO collected donations from customers and employees at the Austin, San Antonio and Belton ASCO locations over past several months.

With the donation of one dollar, the donor received a star and helped make wishes come true for local children.

“We are most grateful for this generous gift from ASCO, its employees and it customers,” said Glenn E. West, president and CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas. “ASCO is a wonderful corporate partner for us helping to grant the wishes of several very special children in central and south Texas.”

This effort is part of a larger relationship with Make-A-Wish Foundation and ASCO locations in Texas. In all, employees of ASCO in Texas and New Mexico raised and donated funds matched by the company to raise more than $85,000 for the foundation. All donations directly help children with life-threatening medical conditions receive their one true heartfelt wish.

About Associated Supply Company

Associated Supply Company (ASCO) is known throughout Texas as the dealers of choice for heavy construction machinery, contractor supplies for sale, concrete supplies and lift equipment. The Austin ASCO is located at 12805 US Highway 290 E., Manor, TX 78653-4507; 512/272-8922. The San Antonio ASCO is located at 4146 Interstate 10 E, San Antonio; 210/333-8000 for more information.

About the Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength, and joy. With the help of generous donors and more than 250 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central & South Texas has granted more than 3,000 wishes to children in 40 counties since 1985. During the last year, volunteers and donors made it possible for 228 kids to experience the magic of a wish. For more information, visit