Burnsville-based heating and cooling company launches campaign to give away 12 free furnaces to families in need

Genz-Ryan, Minneapolis/St. Paul’s most trusted industry leader in plumbing, heating, and cooling, announces a holiday giveaway focused on giving back to the community. Genz-Ryan, in partnership with Amana, will donate 12 new furnaces to families in need through its “12 Days of Giving” campaign.

“Every year, people in and around the Twin Cities are overwhelmed with the stress of trying to heat their home during the icy winter months,” says Jon Ryan, President of Genz-Ryan. “We see first-hand and hear the struggles of our community and that’s why we’re so excited to be offering 12 lucky homeowners a chance to win a new Amana furnace, so they can have a warm home this holiday season.”

Next month, Genz-Ryan will give away a dozen new furnaces with free certified installation to local homeowners. To participate in the company’s “12 Days of Giving,” anyone may nominate themselves or someone else who they feel is in need. Participants and nominees must share a story of why they should be chosen for a chance to win. To read the official contest rules and submit an entry, complete the online form here. Qualifying nominees must own and reside in personal residences in Minnesota, within 40 miles of Genz-Ryan. Submissions open November 15, 2018, and close on December 7, 2018. Winners will be announced daily December 10-21, 2018.

“We see first-hand and hear the struggles of our community and that’s why we’re so excited to be offering 12 lucky homeowners a chance to win a new Amana furnace, so they can have a warm home this holiday season”

“This initiative is an extension of our #GenzGives outreach, and we hope to spur positive community engagement with it,” added Michelle Schmitt, Director of Marketing for Genz-Ryan. “Heat is vital during Minnesota winters and we aim to spread the cheerful spirit of the season with this giveaway. The holidays should truly be about helping one another.”