Graebel Relocation Sponsors Charity Event Ride430 Challenge

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Cyclists will begin the Ride430 Challenge in Phoenix, Arizona and finish the course in Tempe, Arizona

Next week, Graebel Relocation will sponsor the Ride430 Challenge, a non-profit cycling event, hosted by the Free Wheel Foundation, that helps give America’s injured military service people and their families cope and provides assistance on the road to recovery. Cyclists will begin the Ride430 Challenge in Phoenix, Arizona on October 14 and in four days, travel up to 100 miles per day, will ride over 16,000 feet of vertical climbing and finish the course in Tempe, Arizona. This is the eighth year of the Ride430 Challenge and in the last seven years, riders have raised over 1.8 million dollars.

According to the Free Wheel Foundation website, money raised by the Ride430 Challenge supplements military assistance and bridges gaps to help injured service people and families who lost loved ones recover. The funding helps provide financial assistance, scholarships and adaptive sports equipment for injured heroes to camps for kids who have lost a parent in combat.

For decades, the Graebel organization has actively supported philanthropic endeavors, sponsored charitable events, and has encouraged volunteerism. In 2008, the Graebel organization launched a companywide Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative that is shaped by the United Nations’ model to protect people (human capital), planet (natural capital) and profits (economic environment).

About the Free Wheel Foundation
The Free Wheel Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization that gives injured members of the military and the families of injured and fallen warriors hope and assistance as they travel the road to recovery. We organize and promote the country’s leading fundraising events and make meaningful contributions to provide long-term support for veterans and their families. For more information visit: http://www.freewheelfoundation.com/

About Graebel Companies, Inc.
Founded in 1950, Graebel Companies is a privately-held global organization that administers the full suite of employee and commercial office relocation, mobility management, workplace and consultative services for the Global 100, Fortune 500 and mid-sized companies. On-the-ground services are managed in 165 countries on six continents. The world headquarters is located in Aurora, Colorado USA with centers throughout the Americas, APAC and EMEA regions. Known for its industry-first innovations, Graebel holds numerous quality and security credentials, and has earned accolades from clients and from within its industry for its best-in-practice performance, market intelligence research and corporate social responsibility initiatives across the globe. To learn more visit: http://www.graebel.com

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