Employee volunteers from Menlo Worldwide Logistics visited the Philea Charity Home in Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia, to provide residents with gifts and one-on-one educational sessions on basic computer and other IT skills. The Philea Home provides shelter and services to underprivileged children.
The South Carolina Ports Authority has awarded $30,000 to nonprofits and the Charleston County School District as part of its annual Community Giving program. This year's winners are engaged in projects to protect Lowcountry habitats, engage at-risk students, and support the arts.
The Paralyzed Veterans of America's Mission: ABLE campaign has received a donation of $255,157 from Penske Truck Rental. Mission: ABLE helps paralyzed military veterans obtain physical and health care, benefits they've earned through military service, and job training and employment opportunities.
Tucker Co. Worldwide Inc.'s president and co-owner, Jim Tucker, ran the Philadelphia Half Marathon to raise money to fight Alzheimer's disease. Tucker and the 2013 Run to Remember team collectively ran over 1,500 miles and raised over $130,000.
International Business Systems employees raised and donated some $10,000 for relief efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan.
FedEx Corp. delivered more than 200,000 pounds of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies to communities in the Philippines on behalf of Direct Relief and Heart to Heart International. FedEx also delivered two water-treatment systems for Water Missions International.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association raised more than $46,000 for Truckers for Troops, a campaign that sends care packages to military personnel stationed in combat zones.