C.H. Robinson Raises Money for Tennessee Charities
MEMPHIS, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–C.H. Robinson, a global third party logistics (3PL) company, and its
Memphis and Nashville offices contributed to a month-long, company-wide, employee-led
giving campaign. This year’s campaign raised a total of $791,000 for
local and global charities. In addition to the Robinson Cares campaign
fundraising, employees accumulated more than 1,450 volunteer hours,
helping their neighbors in need.
The Memphis office hosted internal events, raising nearly $19,500 for St.
Jude Children’s Research Hospital. “We’re thrilled to have raised
money for this worthwhile organization,” said Eric McKnett, account
manager at C.H. Robinson. “Working together for such a great cause was
fantastic. We were glad to be able to help support the work the hospital
does on behalf of children.”
Employees in the Nashville office raised more than $3,100 for Old
Friends Senior Dog Sanctuary. This nonprofit helps provide a forever
home to senior dogs with medical problems and disabilities and resources
to cover their veterinary costs. “Our team really rallied around this
organization,” said Sergio Avila, senior sales executive at C.H.
Robinson. “We look forward to continuing to help them in the years to
Since 2005, C.H. Robinson, along with its Foundation, has given over $23
million back to our communities.
“Our employees are the best in the industry — not just in their supply
chain expertise, but their dedication to making an impact in their
communities,” said Angie Freeman, chief human resources officer at C.H.
Robinson. “Because of them, we exceeded our campaign fundraising goal by
nearly 50 percent, helping more than 250 nonprofits locally and
About C.H. Robinson
At C.H. Robinson, we believe in
accelerating global trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods
that drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our knowledgeable
people, proven processes and global technology, we help our customers
work smarter, not harder. As one of the world’s largest third-party
logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics
services, fresh produce sourcing and managed services for more than
113,000 customers and 71,000 contract carriers through our integrated
network of 280 offices and more than 14,000 employees. In addition, the
company, our Foundation and our employees contribute millions of dollars
annually to a variety of organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie,
Minnesota, C.H. Robinson (CHRW) has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ
since 1997. For more information, visit http://www.chrobinson.com
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