Business Leaders Support Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico with First of Its Kind ‘Rally por Puerto Rico’ Charity Golf Tournament
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ –Trailer Bridge, Inc., in partnership with Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. (ATS), announced the charitable results of “Build 2019” presented by Rally por Puerto Rico, its inaugural charity golf tournament of customers, partners and local business leaders, held last week at the exclusive TPC Dorado Beach East Course. The one-day event was designed to maximize corporate giving and as a result produced more than $60,000 in donations to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico.
“We are excited to have brought this first of its kind event to the island in support of such a worthwhile cause and very pleased with the generous donations made by our partners to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico,” shared Trailer Bridge CEO Mitch Luciano.
One hundred percent of all event sponsorship contributed by participants was paid directly to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico. Rally por Puerto Rico was limited to 72 player participants and donations were made by 37 companies totaling $63,750.
“Trailer Bridge and ATS covered the entire cost of the event so all participant and sponsorship funds would go directly to helping this incredible organization,” said ATS International Director Jay Thomassen.
General Manager & Director of Government Affairs for Trailer Bridge, Jacob Wegryzn shared, “We’re very committed to continuing to help provide relief and assistance to our local community and so we’ve organized Rally por Puerto Rico in a way to have the most impact and provide the most support possible.”
Trailer Bridge and ATS have a long-standing commitment to support the communities we call home through volunteering and financial support. We are proud of our long-term partnership of servicing the Puerto Rico community and our new relationship with Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico and are excited to see it blossom alongside the many other organizations Trailer Bridge and ATS support each and every year.
ATS International is a wholly owned subsidiary of Anderson Trucking Service, Inc. (ATS). Founded in 1955 and headquartered in St. Cloud, MN, ATS is a recognized leader in flatbed, specialized, logistics, van, and international transportation. Their service area includes all of North America (including Hawaii, Alaska & Puerto Rico), as well as the Caribbean, Germany and other international points. With offices located throughout the United States, ATS is the largest truckload carrier in Minnesota, and the 34th largest for-hire carrier in North America, operating more than 2,400 tractors and 8,600 trailers. For more information, please visit www.atsinc.com.
ABOUT TRAILER BRIDGE
Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Jacksonville, Trailer Bridge, Inc. is an asset-owned, leading shipping and logistics firm providing services in ocean, truckload, intermodal, expedited, specialized cargo, vehicles, over-dimensional, warehousing, and transloading services. Trailer Bridge has offices in Jacksonville, FL; Cincinnati, OH; Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA; Harrisburg, PA; Houston, TX; San Juan, Puerto Rico; the Dominican Republic; and the US Virgin Islands.
Trailer Bridge is a recipient of the 2018 Silver Bell Humanitarian Award. The company was voted number one “Best Places to Work” in 2017 and voted number two in 2018 in Jacksonville.