2016 C&S Charity Golf Outing Donates $1.7M
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 Kids™ 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 Kids™ 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.