C.H. Robinson's Robinson Fresh brand and Cub Foods helped to promote breast cancer prevention by building the world's largest fruit display with more than 10,000 watermelons. The MelonUp! Pink Ribbon-branded watermelons used in the display are tied to Robinson Fresh's cause-marketing program, in which a portion of all watermelon sales are donated to breast cancer research organizations on behalf of participating retailers.
Employees of Westfalia Technologies Inc., a provider of logistics solutions for plants, warehouses, and distribution centers, collected more than 170 pounds of food, supplies, and gifts for troops serving overseas for Operation Gratitude. Westfalia's employee-run C.A.R.E.S. program donated an additional $200 worth of items.
Sunteck, an asset-light transportation solutions provider, will be a title sponsor of the 5th Annual Children's Safe Passage Golf Tournament in St. Augustine, Fla. Proceeds from the fundraiser will support the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, the Somer Thompson Foundation, the Stewards of Children program, and a scholarship fund.
Ergodyne, a manufacturer of safety equipment, in July hosted its 17th annual 65 Roses Golf Classic tournament to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Manufacturers, distributors, sales reps, and end users who participated in the event contributed over $228,000, for a grand total of $2.9 million donated to foundation in the past 17 years.