2018 C&S Charity Golf Outing Donates More Than $1.8M

Keene, NH – C&S Charities, Inc. is proud to announce that it donated $1,806,000 to eight nonprofit organizations devoted to ending pediatric cancer and childhood hunger issues through its 32nd annual Tee Up for Kids™ charity golf outing.    The event, held on August 7 and 8, 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-Hitchcock (Lebanon, NH): $460,000 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): $260,000 for pediatric cancer research;

Feeding America (Chicago, IL): $425,000 for the national BackPack Program and child hunger initiatives;

Share Our Strength (Washington, DC): $396,000 for the No Kid Hungry campaign; and

New Hampshire Food Bank (Manchester, NH),

Vermont Foodbank (Brattleboro, VT),

Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (North Hatfield, MA): $30,000 each toward child hunger programs.

Rick Cohen, Executive Chairman and Mike Duffy, 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 6 to recognize top sponsors including the following:

Course sponsors                    Ahold USA, Carrier Transicold of Southern New England, Nestle Purina, Northway Services, and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

Hole in One sponsors            Campbell’s, Global Partners, Michelin North America, Nestle USA, and Reynolds Consumer Products

Golf Cart sponsors                 Acosta Sales & Marketing, Bank of America, Capstone Logistics, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, Mintz Levin, and Wells Fargo Bank

Special recognition is due to JB Hunt, a C&S transportation partner, who generously contributed a total of $50,000 in sponsorship to this year's event.            

The next C&S Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for August 6 and 7, 2019.