August 12, 2019
Keene, NH – C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1,561,000 to eight nonprofit organizations devoted to ending pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 34th annual Tee Up for Kids™ charity golf outing. The event, held on August 6 and 7, hosted more than 900 golfers on four courses in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont.
Donations were made to the following high-impact organizations:
Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock (Lebanon, NH): $415,000 for care and treatment of children in the pediatric oncology unit;
Hole in the Wall Gang Camp (Ashford, CT): $160,000 for camperships;
Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (Boston, MA): $260,000 for pediatric cancer research;
Feeding America (Chicago, IL): $350,000 for the national BackPack Program and child hunger initiatives;
Share Our Strength (Washington, DC): $350,000 for the No Kid Hungry campaign; and
Vermont Foodbank (Barre/Brattleboro, VT): $26,000 toward child hunger programs.
Rick Cohen, Executive Chairman and Tracy Moore, Executive Vice President of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., thanked everyone who supported the Tee Up for Kids™ event at a private reception held in Vermont on August 5 to recognize top sponsors, including the following:
Course sponsors: Ahold USA, Carrier Transicold of Southern New England, Kellogg’s, Nestle Purina PetCare and Northway Services
Hole in One sponsors: Campbell’s, Global Partners LP, MARS Wrigley Confectionary, Michelin, Nestle USA and Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP
Golf Cart sponsors: Acosta Sales & Marketing, Bank of America, Capstone Logistics, Kimberly-Clark, Mintz Levin, Proctor & Gamble, Reynolds Consumer Products and Wells Fargo
Special recognition was made to JB Hunt, a C&S transportation partner, for generously contributing $50,000 in sponsorship.
The next C&S Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for August 4 and 5, 2020.
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. 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 7,700 independent supermarkets, chain stores, military bases and institutions with over 137,000 different products. We are an engaged corporate citizen, supporting causes that positively impact our communities. To learn more, please visit www.cswg.com.