C&S event raises $1.65 million - The Packer

C&S event raises $1.65 million

08/28/2014 01:52:00 PM
Andy Nelson

Courtesy C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc.The charitable arm of C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. raised $1.65 million for pediatric cancer and childhood hunger causes at its annual golf outing.The charitable arm of C&S Wholesale Grocers Inc. raised $1.65 million for pediatric cancer and childhood hunger causes at its annual golf outing.

The 29th annual “Tee Up For Kids” was held Aug. 5-6 and raised funds for six nonprofit organizations, according to a news release from Keene, N.H.-based C&S Charities Inc.

More than 960 golfers on four courses in three states participated in the event, which benefited six charities:

  • Children’s Hospital at Dartmouth: $450,000 for care and treatment of children in the pediatric oncology unit;
  • Hole in the Wall Gang Camp: $125,000 for camper participation;
  • Jimmy Fund/Dana-Farber Cancer Institute: $200,000 for pediatric cancer research;
  • Feeding America: $425,000 for the national Back Pack Program and child hunger initiatives;
  • Share Our Strength: $400,000 for the No Kid Hungry campaign; and
  • The Community Kitchen: $50,000 for a freezer to expand food distributions to local families.



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