Employees host a number of events to raise funds for local charities
KANSAS CITY, Mo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CHRobinson—Freightquote,
a C.H. Robinson company, is hosting Robinson Cares events at its Kansas
City office the third week of September. The goal of the community
giving campaign is for employees to raise funds for local and national
Employees, will be participating in a variety of activities to raise
funds. These range from a silent auction and raffle to a chili cook off
and pie baking contest. The money raised from the week’s activities will
benefit charities selected by Freightquote employees:
Brothers Big Sisters
- C.H. Robinson Hardship Fund
on the Run
Employees nominated these charities because they have a personal
connection, volunteer with them inside and outside of work, and are
passionate about their missions. Volunteering and giving back to the
local community is at the heart of Freightquote employees. Freightquote
has employees who have been volunteering for years, get their families
involved in volunteering, raise funds and awareness, and serve
nonprofits on their board of directors.
“I am always proud of the enthusiasm our employees have around giving
back to our local community,” said Chris Kolquist, President of
Freightquote. “Our employees enjoy participating in charity events
throughout the year, and Robinson Cares Week is a great example of their
excitement and dedication to giving back to our local community here in
Over the last 17 years, C.H. Robinson’s corporate headquarters in Eden
Prairie, Minn. has hosted Robinson Cares Week the third week of
September, raising over $2.6 million for local and national charities.
To make a bigger impact, offices throughout North America, including
Freightquote, are participating in this initiative in 2016.
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Dani Taber, 952-683-3206
Public Relations and
Social Media Strategist