To mark the 10-year anniversary of the Western Growers Transportation Program (WGTP), on Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Western Growers is teaming with C.H. RobinsonFeeding America and other licensed associations participating in WGTP to devote a day to “give back” by donating produce, transportation and money to communities in need across the U.S.

Find out more about the Western Growers Transportation Program on our logistics webpage.

How you can get involved

You may participate in any of the following ways:

  1. Contribute monetarily at any level to benefit this philanthropic event and Feeding America.
     
  2. Donate product
  • Platinum sponsor: 12+ pallets
  • Gold sponsor: 9-11 pallets
  • Silver sponsor: 6-8 pallets
  • Bronze sponsor: 3-5 pallets

To contribute, please contact rob.lynch@chrobinson.com

Donor List

The following companies and organizations have made product, service and/or monetary donations to the August 24th Giving Day Event. Please consider making a donation to help communities in need!

Andy BoyHarris FreshRollin R
Cal GiantLegend  ProduceStenderup Ag Partners 
California Fresh Fruit AssociationMann PackingTanimura & Antle
Ceres Certifications InternationalMastronardiTEC Equipment 
Church BrothersMission ProduceTexas International Produce Association
Coastline Family FarmsNational Onion AssociationVan Groningen & Sons
Dole Fresh VegOrganic GirlWilcox Fresh
Duda Farm Fresh FoodsPacific International MarketingWindset Farms
Duncan Family FarmsPotandon ProduceWonderful Orchards
Fisher RanchPrime Time  
Foxy Fresh Produce Pro Citrus Network 
Gills OnionsRatto Brothers

Benefits of Participating

  • Tax deductible donation
  • Logo listed in donation day video
  • Build relationship with fellow growers, associations, C.H. Robinson and Feeding America
When?

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Who?

From grower-shippers across the country and distributed to metro areas in need.

  • Western Growers 
  • California Fresh Fruit Association
  • Idaho Grower Shipper Association
  • National Onion Association
  • Texas International Produce Association
  • Fresh Produce Association of America
  • Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association
  • Georgia Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association
How?
  • Grower-shippers donate product to the cause.
  • C.H. Robinson donates the transportation and warehousing services.
  • Participating, licensed-associations donate funds to support the event and Feeding America.
  • Feeding America accepts the donations at C.H. Robinson Service Centers to distribute to metro areas in need.

Interested in participating?

Manager - Account Management
rob.lynch@chrobinson.com
831-658-4145
Manager, Grower-Shipper Supply Chain Services
john.stenderup@chrobinson.com
831-333-5821
General Manager
luke.gowdy@chrobinson.com
831-333-5834
Sr. Executive Vice President
mmcinerney@wga.com
949-885-2263

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