NORTH WILKESBORO, N.C. — Window World Inc.®, the nation's largest replacement window and home remodeling company, and Window World Cares™, its charitable foundation, will be featured on an upcoming episode of the hit reality television show American Chopper. Orange County Choppers, the starring company of the show, built the custom bike for Window World to support the Veterans Airlift Command (VAC). The episode will premiere Monday, Feb. 27 at 9 p.m. EST on Discovery Channel.
The Veterans Airlift Command provides free private air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes, through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots. To date, Window World Cares has supported 22 missions for the VAC totaling 100 hours of flight time. These flights have transported 33 soldiers and 71 total passengers.
"The newest Window World bike created by Orange County Choppers honors the deserving veterans that have given our country so much," said Tammy Whitworth, chairman and CEO of Window World and co-founder of Window World Cares. "We have been blessed to partner with such a great organization and look forward to growing together in the future."
Window World has partnered with Orange County Choppers for the third time to build the VAC Bike. The first bike, the Window World Chopper, was unveiled in May 2010 and was featured on American Chopper that same year. The second, the St. Jude Dream Bike, was built to support St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. It was unveiled in December 2010 and was highlighted on an episode of American Chopper in 2011.
The Window World episode of American Chopper will re-air on Monday, Feb. 27 at 11 p.m. EST and Saturday, March 3 at 11 a.m. EST. For more information about Window World, Window World Cares or the VAC Bike, visit www.WindowWorld.com.
About Window World, Inc. ®:
Window World, Inc.®, headquartered in North Wilkesboro, N.C., is America's largest replacement window company with stores and offices in more than 200 cities nationwide. Founded in 1995 and led by CEO Tammy Whitworth, the company consistently delivers value to homeowners by combining quality windows, siding and doors with excellent service at low prices. An ENERGY STAR® retail partner, Window World sells and installs more than one million high-quality residential replacement windows annually and has earned the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval four years in a row. Through a brand and design partnership with Kathy Ireland, the company offers an assortment of windows, siding and door collections exclusively by kathy ireland Home® by Window World. For more information, visit www.WindowWorld.com or call 1-800-NEXT-WINDOW.
About Window World Cares™:
Window World Cares™, founded by Todd and Tammy Whitworth, is the charitable foundation of Window World, Inc. and corporate partner of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. Since its inception in 2008, Window World Cares has raised more than $2.3 million for St. Jude and was named New Corporate Partner of the Year in 2010. In addition to St. Jude, Window World Cares also supports the Veterans Airlift Command, which provides free transportation to injured soldiers, veterans and their immediate families. To learn more about Window World Cares and its charitable partners or to donate, visit www.WindowWorldCares.com.
About Veterans Airlift Command:
The VAC facilitates free private air transportation to wounded warriors, veterans and their families for medical and other compassionate purposes. All flights are made available through a national network of volunteer aircraft owners and pilots. To learn more about the Veterans Airlift Command, visit www.veteransairlift.org.