Unsung Heroes #113

Another day, another lineup of cars at Westport Wash & Wax.

And for the popular Post Road East business, that means another day of helping the community.

Every organization in town, it seems, benefits from owners Scott and Laila Tiefenthaler’s generosity. Need proof? While waiting for your vehicle, read the letters of thanks that fill the bulletin board. (You won’t have time for all of them. But you’ll get the idea.)

One of the most grateful recipients is Homes With Hope. Over the past 18 years, the local housing service has received nearly $100,000 from the car wash.

Homes With Hope CEO and president Jeff Wieser (in jacket) with (front, from left) Laila, Scottt and Craig Tiefenthaler, plus dedicated employees, at one of the many “Good Neighbor” ceremonies.

This Friday (August 30) is Westport Wash & Wax’s 19th annual Good Neighbor Day. Once again, the Tiefenthalers will donate  100% — you read that right — of the day’s car wash proceeds to Homes with Hope.

Many businesses generously donate a percentage of sales, to plenty of organizations. But it’s extraordinary for one company to so consistently donate all proceeds from a full day’s sales.

And to help nearly every other cause that asks, in some way, shape or form.

Scott and Laila Tiefenthaler — and their entire hard-working, friendly and efficient crew — are the sparkling recipients of this week’s Unsung Heroes award.

6 responses to “Unsung Heroes #113

  1. Dave Feliciano

    Great place!!! Good guys and gals that will go the extra mile to get the car clean. They support our local charities. Best Car Wash in town.

  2. Mary Schmerker

    Wonderful gesture! I’m not sure about car washing “habits” in Westport but here Saturday is the day with the highest traffic in the car wash business.

  3. Richard Fogel

    they have wonderful hard working help that make it possible. The picture is worth a thousand words.

  4. Bravo!! Love Westport Wash & Wax!

  5. Jeffrey Wieser

    Great choice – even though I am biased… Thanks to Scott and Laila for 19 years. Hope to see a lot of people on Friday!

  6. Great local businesses with owners like the Tiefenthaler’s are a big part of what makes Westport special.