CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Olympic Steel Inc. (Nasdaq: ZEUS), a leading national metals service center, today announced that its employees have contributed more than $1 million to Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana.
“Our employees consistently exemplify Olympic Steel’s core value of Corporate Citizenship through a strong commitment to the communities in which we operate,” said Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Michael D. Siegal. “Since our initial Working-for-Wishes campaign in 2004, we have helped grant more than 100 wishes to enrich the lives of children with critical illnesses.”
In 2003, Make-A-Wish® America created the Hope Stout Society to recognize donors that attain the $1 million giving milestone. According to Doug Kelly, President and CEO of Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky & Indiana, Olympic Steel is Northeast Ohio’s first donor to achieve this honor. Kelly also shared, “Support from the community is vital to our vision to grant the wish of every eligible child. We are beyond grateful for all that Olympic Steel and its employees have done for local families as we celebrate this incredible milestone.”
About Olympic Steel
Founded in 1954, Olympic Steel is a leading U.S. metals service center focused on the direct sale and distribution of large volumes of processed carbon, coated and stainless flat-rolled sheet, coil and plate steel, aluminum and tin products. The Company’s CTI subsidiary is a leading distributor of steel tubing, bar, pipe, valves and fittings, and fabricates pressure parts for the electric utility industry. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Olympic Steel operates from 31 facilities in North America.
About Make-A-Wish® Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana
Make-A-Wish® creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. We are on a quest to bring every eligible child's wish to life because a wish is an integral part of a child's treatment journey. Research shows children who have wishes granted can build the physical and emotional strength they need to fight a critical illness. For more details on how to get engaged with our chapter, please visit www.oki.wish.org or follow us on social media @makeawishohkyin.