Prime Raises Nearly $33,000 for United Way
Prime Inc., a leading international refrigerated, flatbed and liquid bulk truckload carrier headquartered in Springfield, Missouri, recently raised nearly $33,000 for United Way of the Ozarks.
"We are proud of our continued partnership with United Way," says Steve Crawford, General Counsel, Prime Inc. "The organization is a true model and community leader." "Each year, United Way's achievements and accomplishments exceed our expectations," he says. "It is a pleasure to work with such a charitable and generous organization."
Prime kicked off its annual United Way fundraiser with a dress-down day. Associates who chose to pledge $2 each to United Way for the opportunity to dress casual for a day raised a total of nearly $350. In addition, the company raised more than $27,350 in associate pledges and more than $5,100 in corporate pledges.
The United Way of the Ozarks provides funding to 28 local human service agencies focusing on direct services and problem prevention programs. The local chapter of United Way also responds to problems including homelessness, drug abuse and illiteracy.
Prime wrapped up its two-week fundraising campaign with meetings and guest speakers from three of the agencies United Way of the Ozarks supports: The American Cancer Society, Boy Scouts of America and Boys & Girls Town of Missouri.
Posted on January 1, 2001
by Prime Inc.