Bame Foundation News & Happenings
Smiles for Children in Liberia

We learned about Children’s Surgery International (CSI) through Zinda, a very special friend of ours.  She is the wife of our former COO Tom Schaefer and has personally experienced the heartbreak, challenges, medical and dental costs associated with a cleft lip and palate.   In Third World countries, children born with abnormalities are shunned, kept at […]

Every Child Deserves a Smile – Lube-Tech Luncheon

Lube-Tech employee Cathy Morse believes, “every child deserves a smile.”  When she heard about Children’s Surgery International (CSI), she decided to host a luncheon at Roseville on January 17, with the hope of sponsoring one child’s surgery, which costs $750.  Cathy surpassed her goal and raised a total of $1,000. Many employees enjoyed the food […]

Lube-Tech employees made sure hundreds of children received a gift for Christmas.  A heartfelt thanks to every single person that contributed to the success of the Toys for Tots drive! Karyn Reese coordinated the efforts for Albertville, and they collected three plastic bags full of donations. Their toys were dropped off at Precision Auto Repair, […]

Supporting Men’s Health and Sporting the MO!

Men are facing a health crisis and it’s not being talked about.  We know we can’t afford to stay silent, which is why Lube-Tech and Bame Foundation joined forces with Movember to change the face of men’s health!  The Movember Foundation is addressing some of the biggest health issues faced by men: prostate cancer, testicular […]

Hope for Los Cabos is involved in various ministries throughout the Los Cabos area. Their mission is to serve and support existing local ministries by coming along side them in donating, volunteering, encouraging, supporting financially, fundraising and praying for their ministry. “With the support of the Bame Foundation Hope for Los Cabos was able to continue to provide […]

We Support Our Troops!

We know that freedom doesn’t come free and we support the men and women that protect our country. Many volunteers came to Lube-Tech November 17 to show their appreciation and pack 1,090 care packages.  Each package contained a toiletry bag, games, snacks, letters from children, and a thank you note from our many sponsors.  It […]

Women’s Health Month 2016 –

Women’s Health Month has kicked off at Lube-Tech!  Participants who wear pink or purple on Fridays in October earn a $5 donation from the Bame Foundation.  Employees will vote on a women’s health 501c3 as the donation recipient. I recently ran into a gentleman with a zebra patterned flashy vest adorned with a large pink ribbon, […]

2016-2017 Lube-Tech Employee Giving Pledges

Lube-Tech employees pledged to donate $26,391 to 501c3 nonprofits through payroll deduction.  Bame Foundation matches 100% to make each contribution go even further, totaling the pledges to $52,782.  Thank you Lube-Tech employees for your commitment to make today and tomorrow better for others!   The following nonprofit organizations were chosen to receive support June 2016- […]

378 MatterBoxes packed by Lube-Tech Employees

On September 29th Lube-Tech employees teamed up with the nonprofit organization Matter to expand access to health by packing 378 Matterboxes (1,890 meals).  These boxes contain healthy food options for individuals with limited resources. During the Race to End Hunger six crews competed to pack the most boxes and faced different challenges that they had […]

Breakthrough Twin Cities

Lube-Tech continues to invest time and supports the BTC mission to prepare under-resourced students for college success and cultivate the next generation of educators.  A career experience day for sixty 7th and 8th grade students was hosted at Lube-Tech, to encourage secondary education and show a vast amount of career options for them to consider. […]