NMHG presents $20,200 check to United Way of Pitt County

As a proud sponsor of East Carolina University (ECU) Athletics, NMHG presented a check for $20,200 to United Way of Pitt County during Wednesday night’s basketball game versus Marshall in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

By ·

NACCO Materials Handling Group’s (NMHG) 2012 fundraising efforts are off to a strong start. As a proud sponsor of East Carolina University (ECU) Athletics, NMHG presented a check for $20,200 to United Way of Pitt County during Wednesday night’s basketball game versus Marshall in Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Since its involvement with the United Way of Pitt County in 1999, NMHG has donated more than $3.4 million to those in need throughout the community.

“NMHG is proud to have employees who voluntarily donate to local charitable causes,” said Brett Schemerhorn, VP of marketing, NMHG. “Our organization has been able to generate $20,200 so far
during this year’s basketball season by donating $100 for each three-point shot made. The continued support of the United Way of Pitt County and ECU Athletics signifies our employees’ belief in and
dedication to supporting the local community.”

Jim Cieslar, executive director of United Way of Pitt County, joined Schemerhorn at center court during the second half to accept the check.

“We are so thankful to NMHG and its employees for the continued support of United Way of Pitt County,” said Cieslar. “These funds will be used to reduce high school dropout rates, reduce unemployment and provide financial support through disaster relief programs in Pitt County. Donations that we receive on behalf of your company enable our cause to be effective. Once again, NMHG and its employees have proven that they are wonderful neighbors and corporate citizens.”

Founded more than 50 years ago, United Way of Pitt County is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the common good by focusing on the keys to a good life – education, income, health and neighbors helping neighbors. United Way of Pitt County is a member of the United Way Worldwide, located in Alexandria, Va. United Way Worldwide is an independent, national organization that serves approximately 1,400 other United Ways across the country.

A world leader in the lift truck industry, NACCO Materials Handling Group designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts
marketed globally primarily under the Hyster and Yale brand names.


Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling Magazine!

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Latest Whitepaper
Fulfillment Processes That Deliver Accuracy
This white paper outlines the factors to consider, the benefits of current automated picking technologies, and reviews some of the efficiency improvements and ROI these technologies can bring to an operation.
Download Today!
From the January 2018 Modern Materials Handling Issue
PFS built one of the largest and most automated AS/RS freezers in the world in Washington state. Next up is a new design for automation. Automated Storage/ Automated Retrieval System, Cold Storage.
Lift Truck Series Part 1: Lift truck technology connects pickers to productivity
Breaking Through On Yard Visibility
View More From this Issue
Subscribe to Our Email Newsletter
Sign up today to receive our FREE, weekly email newsletter!
Latest Webcast
The State of the DC Voice Market
A lot has changed in the last 10 years, especially in voice technology. This webinar will cover the state of the voice market, review two leading voice solutions and help you gain a better understanding of the options and capabilities available today.
Register Today!
EDITORS' PICKS
System Report: Rocky Brands Sees the Light
Confronting an aging materials handling system and new channels of business with new customer...
Top 20 industrial lift truck suppliers, 2017
The top lift truck suppliers list is changing with industry acquisitions causing a dramatic...

Lodge Manufacturing: Distribution Cast in Iron
In a new facility, iPhones and a new WMS allowed cookware manufacturer Lodge to double its business...
Rochester Drug Cooperative: Robots ready for work
It’s still early stages, but Rochester Drug Cooperative is proving that mobile robotic piece...