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2014 C&S Charity Golf Outing Donates $1.65M
This year’s premium Hole-in-One sponsors were: Ahold USA, Campbell’s, Global Partners LP, Kellogg Company, Nestle Purina Petcare, Nestle USA, Oracle, O’Neill Consulting Group, RM Nephew and Associates LLC, and Ryder Integrated Logistics. Acosta Sales & Marketing, Bank of America, BI-LO/Winn-Dixie, Capstone Logistics, Groom Energy Solutions, Hyundai Translead, JP Morgan Chase, Kimberly-Clark, Mintz Levin, and Wells Fargo Bank supported the event as Eagle sponsors. In all, over 500 companies sponsored the tournament.
Donations were made to six organizations that support children:
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): $125,000 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 Back Pack Program and child hunger initiatives
Share Our Strength (Washington, DC): $400,000 for the No Kid Hungry campaign
The Community Kitchen (Keene, NH): $50,000 toward a freezer to expand food distributions to local families.
“This golf tournament brings together like-minded business partners and customers to have fun for good causes,” said Rick Cohen, Chairman and CEO of C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. “I thank our sponsors and associates for making our event such a success year after year.”
John Walker’s 29 years of dedication to the event was recognized in a special thank you from Rick Cohen. Mr. Walker, who helped establish this event in 1985, is retiring from his event leadership role.
The next C&S Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for August 4 & 5, 2015.
About C&S Charities, Inc.
C&S Charities, Inc., established in 2010, is a New Hampshire non-profit corporation recognized under IRC § 501(c)(3). Visit www.cscharities.org to learn more.