Zippy Shell & WTOP Give Local Schools Opportunity to Win $30,000

February 01, 2016 // // Washington, D.C. - February 1, 2016 - Zippy Shell Incorporated, the Washington, D.C. based moving and self-storage company, along with WTOP, is thrilled to announce the kick off the "Click for Kids" promotion designed to help support public and charter schools in the Washington metro region. 

The sweepstakes offers a grand price of $20,000 and a second place prize of $10,000. Principals or Vice-Principals of public or charter K-12 schools located in one of the following counties/districts are eligible to nominate their school:

  • In Maryland: Anne Arundel County, Calvert County, Charles County, Frederick County, Howard County, Montgomery County, Prince George's County, and St. Mary's County;
  • In Virginia: Arlington County, Fairfax County, Fauquier County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Stafford County, City of Alexandria, City of Fairfax, City of Falls Church, City of Manassas, and City of Manassas Park
  • Washington D.C.

Nominations are open now through 5 PM, Friday, February 5th at search "kids." Voting for qualified schools will take place at the same website from February 15 through February 26 at 5 PM. The school with the most votes at the end of the voting window will win $20,000 and the school with the second most votes will receive the $10,000 prize.

"We are excited about this partnership with WTOP and 'Click for Kids.' As a company with our roots in the DC Metro area we are thrilled to be helping out schools in our area," said Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell Incorporated. "Click for Kids is a way for us to play a small part in the important area of education."

WTOP Senior Vice President and General Manager, Joel Oxley, says, "Education is so vital to our future. WTOP is proud to be able to sponsor a promotion that will give back in some small way. Our listening audience is comprised of many parents - we think it will be fun to see how they rally around their schools with this sweepstakes."

Winners will be announced Monday, February 29. 

About Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell Incorporated is a national provider of portable storage and moving services.Through a network of franchise locations and licensed partners, Zippy Shell provides nationwide moving and storage services. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Zippy Shell has over 50 independently and corporately operated facilities in approximately 120 markets. Zippy Shell® is an exclusively licensed trademark of Zippy Shell Incorporated. 

To learn more about Zippy Shell visit us online at, on our Press Page or by following us on Facebook. 

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