AMS Fulfillment President, Jay Catlin, learned of the LA Cancer Challenge from Teri Hughes-Velona of the Paul A. Hughes Family Foundation, a fellow sponsor for the Santa Clarita Valley Search and Rescue Golf Tournament held in September of this year. Teri spoke of the gift bag assembly task that she and other volunteers undertake each year for the LA Cancer Challenge, and explained that with attendance this year expected to reach 5000 participants, assembly of gift bags had become too big of a project for the volunteers to handle. Catlin said, “When an assembly projects reaches these numbers, it really should be with a company like ours, and we saw this as the perfect opportunity to support a great cause by doing what we do best.” Ken Wiseman, CEO for AMS agreed and added, “It’s a privilege to help a charity so close to our hearts. We’ve all been affected by cancer in some way, including here at AMS.”
The L.A. Cancer Challenge benefits the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. The foundation was established 13-years-ago by Agi Hirshberg in honor of her husband, Ronald Hirshberg. Hirshberg’
The 13th Annual LA Cancer Challenge is a 5K and 10K run/walk scheduled to take place on Sunday, October 31, 2010 on the Veterans Administration Grounds in West LA. There is also a Kids Can Cure Fun Run, open to children under the age of 13 which is approximately 1K. Visit the LA Cancer Challenge online at LACancerChallenge.com.
About the Hirshberg Foundation
Founded in 1997, the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing pancreatic cancer research, and providing information, resources and support to pancreatic cancer patients and their families. More information is available at http://www.pancreatic.org.
About AMS Fulfillment
With several facilities in the Los Angeles area and Vancouver BC, AMS Fulfillment offers turnkey distribution services for retail/wholesale and consumer-based client programs, including Electronic Order Processing, Internet/Ecommerce Services, Retail Product and Marketing Materials Fulfillment, High SKU Pick-Pack-Ship, Inventory Management, Complex Kitting and Assembly Services, Logistics/Transportation Management and Returns Processing Services. For more information, call 661-775-0611 or visit http://www.amsfulfillment.com.