August 11, 2019

Logistics gives back

Logistics gives back

Here's our monthly roundup of some of the charitable works and donations by companies in the material handling and logistics space.

By DC Velocity Staff

  • Employees of Rockford, Ill.-based supply chain and technology integrator SupplyCore Inc. raised $15,430 for local charities this year, setting a new record. SupplyCore matched the amount raised, bringing the total to $30,860. All proceeds were donated to four not-for-profit organizations, including Youth Services Network, the disability services group RAMP, Walter Lawson's Children's Home, and the Veterans' Drop-In Center.
  • A team of 68 walkers and volunteers (in photo above) from Maxim Truck & Trailer, a Canadian retailer of new and used trucking equipment, raised $230,024 for CancerCare Manitoba at the foundation's 2019 Challenge for Life event. Maxim has raised $1,527,244 for the organization since the event's inception in 2008. The CancerCare Manitoba Foundation helps patients and their families throughout Manitoba, northwestern Ontario, and Nunavut who are dealing with a cancer diagnosis.
  • Thomasville, N.C.-based less-than-truckload carrier Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. has joined the American Red Cross's Disaster Responder Program and pledged $250,000 to the cause. Disaster Responder members—along with their employees and customers—pledge financial and in-kind donations in advance of disasters, providing the Red Cross with infrastructure, trained volunteers, technology, and other resources necessary to support those in crisis.

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