Cincinnati-based freight brokerage firm Total Quality Logistics (TQL) presented checks totaling $27,029 to three military charities for the conclusion of its eighth annual Hauls For Heroes campaign, donating to the United Service Organizations (USO), Yellow Ribbon Support Center, and Disabled American Veterans.
UPS recently donated half a million dollars to support educational and social programs at the Muhammad Ali Center.
Atlanta-based freight and logistics firm UPS Inc. has donated $500,000 to the Muhammad Ali Center to support education initiatives promoting social awareness and entrepreneurship. The cultural center showcases both Ali's fights in the ring against other boxers and those outside it against war and segregation.
Vehicle rental and leasing giant Ryder System Inc. of Miami has announced the 17 scholarship winners of the 2016 SkillsUSA and Ryder Diesel scholarship, funded in part by a $50,000 donation from the company intended to help educate the next generation of commercial vehicle technicians. The list of winners can be found on the company's website.
The Canaveral Port Authority presented a check for $100,000 to the Indian River Lagoon Council.
The Canaveral Port Authority of Port Canaveral, Fla., gave $100,000 to the Indian River Lagoon Council in support of public education and community collaboration in addressing damage and restoration of the estuary, which includes three natural water bodies that span 156 miles of Florida's East Coast.