Keene, NH (PRWEB) August 08, 2017
C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1,550,000 to six nonprofit organizations devoted to pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 32nd annual Tee Up for Kids™ charity golf outing. The event, which was held on August 1 and 2, hosted more than 1,000 golfers on four courses in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.
Donations were made to the following high-impact organizations:
Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth (Lebanon, NH): $400,000 for care and treatment of children in the pediatric oncology unit;
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp (Ashford, CT): $150,000 for camperships;
Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA): $225,000 for pediatric cancer research;
Feeding America (Chicago, IL): $375,000 for the national BackPack Program and child hunger initiatives;
Share Our Strength (Washington, DC): $350,000 for the No Kid Hungry campaign; and
New Hampshire Food Bank (Manchester, NH): $50,000 toward establishing school-based pantries in the Monadnock Region.
Rick Cohen, Chairman and CEO of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., thanked everyone who supported the Tee Up for Kids™ event at a private reception held in Vermont on July 31st to recognize top sponsors including the following:
Ahold USA, Carrier Transicold of Southern New England, Kimberly-Clark, Nestle Purina, Northway Services, JB Hunt
Campbell’s, Global Partners, Michelin North America, Nestle USA, Michelin, Ryder
Golf Cart Sponsors:
Acosta Sales & Marketing, Bank of America, Capstone Logistics, Groom Energy, Kellogg’s, Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo, Rush Enterprises, Wells Fargo Bank
The next C&S Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for August 7 and 8, 2018.