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Advance Auto Parts Supports Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts with Donation Drive

Forty-one Advance Auto Parts stores in the greater Raleigh/Triangle-area collecting much-needed items to be distributed to those recovering from Hurricane Florence

ROANOKE, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 25, 2018-- Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, today announced it will host a Hurricane Florence donation drive at 40 Raleigh/Triangle-area Advance Auto Parts stores now through Sept. 30.

Customers can drop off items during regular business hours. Donation items accepted include:

  • Baby items, including diapers, wipes, etc.
  • Non-perishable dry goods and canned goods (pop top)
  • Cleaning supplies, including bleach, Lysol, Clorox wipes, etc.
  • Hygiene products including soap, toothpaste, toothbrush, floss, feminine products, deodorant
  • Paper towels, tissues, toilet paper, etc.
  • Pet supplies, including dog and cat food
  • New pillows, sheets and towels
  • Plastic storage bins
  • NOTE: No clothing will be accepted.

“Our hearts go out to the people impacted by Hurricane Florence, including our Team Members, customers, and communities,” said Tom Greco, President and CEO, Advance Auto Parts. “At Advance, there is nothing more important than the health and safety of our Team Members, and we make it a priority to give back to the communities where we live and serve. We stand ready to provide assistance and resources to those in need and who are dealing with the effects of this natural disaster.”

Advance has supported a number of relief efforts since Hurricane Florence made landfall, including ongoing efforts to support its Team Members and their families who were impacted. The company also partnered with the Carolina Hurricanes on a donation drive that ended Saturday.

About Advance Auto Parts

Advance Auto Parts, Inc. is a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers. As of July 14, 2018, Advance operated 5,026 stores and 133 Worldpac branches in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The company also serves 1,219 independently owned Carquest branded stores across these locations in addition to Mexico and the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos, British Virgin Islands and Pacific Islands. Additional information about Advance, including employment opportunities, customer services, and online shopping for parts, accessories and other offerings can be found at

Source: Advance Auto Parts, Inc.

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