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Screwdriver sale raises funds to fight cancer

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  • Ten percent of the sales price of SKIL's pink cordless screwdriver will go toward the fight against breast cancer. The Mount Prospect-based company will donate at least $100,000.

      Ten percent of the sales price of SKIL's pink cordless screwdriver will go toward the fight against breast cancer. The Mount Prospect-based company will donate at least $100,000.
    Courtesy SKIL

 
Daily Herald report

SKIL Power Tools, based in Mount Prospect, is selling a pink screwdriver to help the fight against breast cancer.

Ten percent of the price of every pink iXO Palm-Sized screwdriver sold through Dec. 31 will go to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the company said.

The company's minimum donation will be $100,000. The cordless screwdriver is its best-selling power tool and the first it has issued in pink.

The suggested retail price for the screwdriver is $40 at Lowe's and Amazon.com.

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