C.H. Robinson Raises Money for Savannah Charities

10/29/17

SAVANNAH, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--C.H. Robinson, a global third party logistics (3PL) company, and its Savannah office contributed to a month-long, company-wide, employee-led giving campaign which raised a total of $791,000 for a variety of local and national charities. In addition to the Robinson Cares campaign fundraising, employees accumulated more than 1,450 volunteer hours, helping their neighbors in need.

The Savannah office hosted a silent auction and other internal fundraising events to raise money for the following charities: Savannah SAFE Shelter, Nine Line Foundation, Surfers for Autism and One Love Animal Rescue.

“We’re dedicated to supporting these organizations in Savannah and the Low Country,” said Kevin Fischer, sales executive at C.H. Robinson. “It’s part of our culture at C.H. Robinson to do everything we can to strengthen the communities where we live, work and play.”

Since 2005, C.H. Robinson, along with its Foundation, has given over $23 million back to our communities.

“Our employees are the best in the industry — not just in their supply chain expertise, but their dedication to making an impact in their communities on the issues that matter to them most,” said Angie Freeman, chief human resources officer at C.H. Robinson. “Because of them, we were able to support more than 250 nonprofits working locally and globally.”

About C.H. Robinson

At C.H. Robinson, we believe in accelerating global trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. Using the strengths of our knowledgeable people, proven processes and global technology, we help our customers work smarter, not harder. As one of the world’s largest third-party logistics providers (3PL), we provide a broad portfolio of logistics services, fresh produce sourcing and managed services for more than 113,000 customers and 71,000 contract carriers through our integrated network of 280 offices and more than 14,000 employees. In addition, the company, our Foundation and our employees contribute millions of dollars annually to a variety of organizations. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, C.H. Robinson (CHRW) has been publicly traded on the NASDAQ since 1997. For more information, visit http://www.chrobinson.com or view our company video.

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