Wabtec’s Bids for Kids 2022 Event Raises $158,000 for Local Charities

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For over 150 years, Wabtec has been driven by a commitment to have meaningful, sustainable impact in the communities where we live and work. One of Wabtec’s traditional community events is its Bids for Kids auction in Erie, PA.

This year, Bids for Kids raised $158,000 for local charities in Erie and western Pennsylvania. The funds support important community programs at Erie’s Boys & Girls Club, Make-A-Wish and Shriners Hospitals for Children, as well as the Boys and Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania in Pittsburgh. Since Bids for Kids auction started in 1995, the community event has raised approximately $2.3 million for local charities.

Bids for Kids is part of Wabtec’s holistic approach to how it invests in our communities, with a specific focus on making the environmental footprint smaller, developing the next generation of innovators, and embracing the differences that make this world and our communities thrive. The company’s efforts go beyond charitable contributions. Wabtec employees serve as volunteers by taking time to make their local communities a better place.

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