Keene, NH – C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1.7 million to six nonprofit organizations devoted to pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 31st annual Tee Up for KidsTM charity golf outing. The event, which was held on August 2 and 3, 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): $450,000 for care and treatment of children in the pediatric oncology unit;
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp (Ashford, CT): $175,000 for camperships;
Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA): $200,000 for pediatric cancer research;
Feeding America (Chicago, IL): $425,000 for the national BackPack Program and child hunger initiatives;
Share Our Strength (Washington, DC): $400,000 for the No Kid Hungry campaign; and
The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (N. Hatfield, MA): $50,000 toward providing food for children in high- poverty communities.
Rick Cohen, Chairman and CEO of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., thanked everyone who supported the Tee Up for KidsTM event at a private reception held in Vermont on August 1 to recognize top donors. “I am amazed and humbled by the kindness shown year after year by our business partners,” Rick stated as he addressed a group of about 200 people.
Top event sponsors included:
Course Sponsor Ahold USA, Kimberly-Clark, Nestle Purina Petcare, JB Hunt
Hole-in-One Campbell’s, Global Partners, Nestle USA, Michelin, Ryder The next C&S Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for August 1 and 2, 2017.
About C&S Charities, Inc.
C&S Charities, Inc., established in 2010 by C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. to host the event, is a New Hampshire non-profit corporation recognized under IRC § 501(c)(3). Visit www.cscharities.org to learn more.
About C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc.
C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., based in Keene, NH, is the largest wholesale grocery supply company in the U.S. and the industry leader in supply chain innovation. Founded in 1918 as a supplier to independent grocery stores, C&S now services customers of all sizes, supplying more than 6,000 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases, and institutions with over 150,000 different products. To learn more, please visit www.cswg.com