UCO Provides Light to Hurricane Sandy Relief and Recovery Efforts

Industrial Revolution, Inc., has donated over $5000 worth of UCO lighting and fire starting products to Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts.

TUKWILA, WA – Industrial Revolution, Inc., the manufacturer and worldwide distributor of UCO outdoor, home, and emergency preparedness lighting and fire starting products, has recently donated over $5000 worth of products to Hurricane Sandy Relief efforts through international relief agency Operation USA.

UCO Micro Candle Lanterns, extra candles, and UCO Survival Match packs are included in Operation USA’s supply shipments to aid individuals and families struggling in the aftermath of “Superstorm” Hurricane Sandy. Working with community-based organizations such as Rebuild Staten Island Foundation and the Lower Eastside Girls Club, Operation USA provides supplies and support where its needed—from emergency, shelter and cleaning supplies, to assisting community health clinics to restore services to best serve their communities.

Operation USA is also working to aid relief efforts in storm-impacted Haiti and Cuba—focusing its efforts on education and health projects.


Donate online at www.opusa.org, by phone at 1.800.678.7255 or by check made out to Operation USA, 7421 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. Text AID to 50555 and donate $10 to Operation USA’s disaster relief efforts.

Corporate donations of bulk quantities of disaster-appropriate supplies are also being requested. Air miles can also be donated to Operation USA through United Airlines Charity Miles program at www.united.com.

About Industrial Revolution, Inc.

Dedicated to burning the candle at both ends to bring innovative ideas to the outdoor recreation market, Industrial Revolution, Inc. is the manufacturer of diverse products including UCO Candle Lanterns, YayLabs! Ice Cream Balls, Grilliput portable grills, and Pedco tripods and clamps. Additionally, Industrial Revolution exclusively distributes products in North America for Light My Fire, Esbit, DAJO Adventure Gear and PowerTrekk. The company is based just south of Seattle, WA, and its products are widely used by outdoor enthusiasts the world over. For additional information, contact Industrial Revolution, Inc. at 888-297-6062 or visit

About Operation USA

Operation USA is an international relief agency that helps communities at home and abroad overcome the effects of disasters, disease and endemic poverty by providing privately-funded relief, reconstruction and development aid. Since 1979, the Los Angeles-based Operation USA has worked in over 99 countries, delivering over $400 million for relief and development projects.

Learn more and make secure donations at www.opusa.org.

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