R.S. Owens Donates 48,000 Trophies to NAIER
R.S. Owens, Chicago, donated 48,000 miniature trophies to the National Association for the Exchange of Industrial Resources (NAIER). The donated trophies will be dispersed to more than 5,000 schools, teachers and students nationwide for scholastic and sports achievements.
NAIER is a not-for-profit organization that donates products that may be used to further the recipient organization’s mission. This is the single largest donation that R.S. Owens has undertaken.
“Social responsibility is an important part of our mission, and the R.S. Owens team is proud to be associated with this donation,” said Brian Birkan, CFO.
“We look forward to building a great relationship with R.S. Owens,” said Cruz Ramos, vice president of corporate relations at NAIER. “I’ve seen the quality of their award and recognition products firsthand, and I know that our members will appreciate it too.”
NAEIR is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, gifts-in-kind organization that receives donations of excess inventory from corporations across the United States for redistribution to their members, including schools, churches, government agencies and other 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations.
NAEIR has more than 9,500 members, and has received donations from more than 7,000 corporations during its 26 years of operation. Since NAEIR’s founding, it has collected and redistributed more than $2 billion worth of donated supplies and equipment.
For more information, call (773) 628-5245 or visit www.rsowens.com.