CFI Raises $20,000 for Children and Senior Citizens at Christmas
Joplin, MO --- CFI, an international truckload carrier based in Joplin, Missouri, recently raised $20,000 through an in-house raffle to purchase Christmas gifts for local children and senior citizens.
Executive management donated prizes that were raffled to CFI employees. Raffle tickets were sold at $1.00 each. Proceeds from the fundraiser reached $20,000. In December, CFI employees participated in a shopping spree to purchase gifts for 100 senior citizens through the Empire District Electric Company’s Christmas Elf Network and for 345 children through the Salvation Army.
“Our employees raised an incredible sum of money,” says Herb Schmidt, president and CEO of CFI. “I’m very thankful for their commitment to help others. Many employees gave of their time to shop for gifts. Our employees gave of themselves to provide for the less fortunate. This is a great way to celebrate the holiday season.”
CFI, founded in 1951, operates approximately 2,400 tractors and over 7,400 trailers and transports a variety of goods throughout the contiguous United States and Canada . CFI interlines with Mexican carriers at various border crossings to provide through-trailer service to Mexico . In addition to its Joplin headquarters, CFI operates four terminals and numerous drop lots along the border and throughout the United States . CFI and its subsidiaries* have 37 sales offices throughout North America and a work force of 3,000 people. The driver fleet is comprised of both company drivers and independent contractors. CFI’s website can be found on the Internet at www.cfi-us.com. CFI’s site is also available in Spanish, located at www.cfi-mx.com.
*CFI Mex, CFI de Mexico and CFI Logística