Fourth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament raises $31,000 for charityJune 20, 2017
The Arpin Charitable Fund, also known as Arpin Strong, was formed to help those in need during natural disasters, or when unfortunate circumstances arise, by participating in community-based volunteer projects and fundraising events throughout the year.
“Our fourth charity golf tournament has become our most successful fundraiser to date,” said Michael Killoran, co-chairman of the Arpin Charitable Fund, Inc. golf committee and chief financial officer of Arpin Group. “Thanks to the generosity of our valued sponsors, business partners, agents, Arpin employees, community and friends, we are able to give more to our four beneficiaries.”
Of the funds raised, $28,000 have been split equally in denominations of $7,000 and donated to the following charitable organizations: Honor Flight New England, The Jimmy Fund / Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Mitochondrial Disease Action Committee and Teach for America. The remainder of the funds will be used to promote other non-profit organizations and to continue with regular monthly donations to various charities.
Major event sponsors were Courtney International Forwarding, Citrin Cooperman, International Logistic Services, Carousel Industries, KHZ Movers, AIT Worldwide Logistics, Ross & Company, and Capacity Coverage Company of New Jersey, Inc.
The Fifth Annual Arpin Strong Golf Tournament has been scheduled for May 19, 2018, at the New England Country Club.
About the Arpin Charitable Fund Inc.:
The Arpin Charitable Fund, Inc., d/b/a Arpin Strong, is a registered 501(c)(3) that was formed as an independent organization in 2013 in response to the Boston Marathon bombings. Since that time, Arpin Strong has expanded its mission to provide financial assistance to victims of other tragedies and natural disasters worldwide, as well as contribute to charitable causes close to home. Funds are raised by Arpin Group employees, prime agents, drivers and their families via their participation in road races, raffles and theme days at the Arpin Group corporate headquarters, as well as public events such as the annual golf tournament. For more information, visit ArpinStrong.org.
About Arpin Group:
Arpin Group is an award-winning industry innovator in full-service moving and storage solutions for corporate, private residential, government and military customers. With its global headquarters located in West Warwick, Rhode Island (USA), it has offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Arpin Group is the holding company of Arpin Van Lines, Arpin International Group, Creative Storage Solutions, Arpin Associates, Arpin Renewable Energy and Arpin Broadcast Network. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized the company for its record of environmental stewardship, while its subsidiary, Arpin Renewable Energy, spearheads research and development to facilitate the widespread adoption of “green” technologies in the transportation industry. Arpin is the official mover of the LPGA, a ProMover® member of the American Moving and Storage Association and is accredited by the International Federation of International Furniture Removers (FIDI). For more information, call 1-800-343-3500 or visit ArpinGroup.com.