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Our Community Involvement

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Rockline Industries Community Contributions
November 2017

We believe there is a responsibility for businesses, like members of society, to be good citizens. Rockline and its associates actively serve the communities in which we live.

Sheboygan

Rockline Industries was proud to sponsor over 60 associates and guests to walk/run in this 4 mile American Cancer Fund Fundraiser held at the Road America Race Track in Elkhart Lake, WI on Saturday, October 28, 2017. This event typically draws over 3,000 participants and raises over $180,000. Rockline’s walkers/runners were encouraged to have family and friends sponsor them by making a financial donation to the American Cancer Society. Rockline associates and guests enjoyed a nice lunch after the walk/run.

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Feed My Starving Children

On October 12th, a team of Rockline associates helped turn hunger into hope by packing nutritious meals for hungry children around the world. The pack we volunteered for was held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Sheboygan Falls, WI.  Because of the generosity of the volunteers and donators for this pack, 2,190 children will be fed for an entire year. 

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Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization that relies on volunteers across the country to pack food that is later sent to areas around the world where children are malnourished.   

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New Jersey

New Jersey participated in a 5K walk for the American Cancer Society. It was on Sunday, October 15 Making Strides Parsippany, NJ. 22 associates walked with family and friends. We raised $1085. Our team name was Rockline Rocks! 

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Corporate

On Tuesday October 3, 2017 – 33 people (mixture of Rockline Global Strategic Sourcing associates and their suppliers) volunteered their time and skills to Habitat for Humanity for 2 separate projects. Project #1 – Habitat for Humanity House in Sheboygan Falls, WI from 8-11 am. Project #2 – working in the Sheboygan, WI ReStore from 8-11 am. Great way to provide a positive impact on the community while working collaboratively with our valued suppliers.

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Springdale

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Outstanding Corporation: Rockline Industries Rockline Industries has not only been a longtime supporter of the United Way of Northwest Arkansas, but also a supporter of the greater Northwest Arkansas community. For more than 10 years, Rockline has been a contributor in the United Way Workplace Giving Campaign, raising over $425,000 through employee contributions. The Rockline team hosts special event fundraisers, from candy-gram sales to silent auctions. In addition to supporting United Way, Rockline hosts annual blood drives for the American Red Cross, has employee volunteers at the White River cleanup and is a sponsor of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Rockline sponsored two robotic teams in Benton and Washington counties, and received a Fit-Friendly Worksite Gold Achievement award in 2016 from the American Heart Association. It is safe to say that Rockline dedicates its philanthropic efforts to multiple organizations across Northwest Arkansas and does so with grace. It is a company that stands behind the mission of organizations and truly makes an impact on the various people served. The employees are innovative, allhands-on-deck, and simply want to make a difference. They don’t volunteer for public recognition, but to show the community they, too, care. Rockline Industries was nominated by Elisabeth Ward, United Way of Northwest Arkansas.

Springdale Chamber – membership but we also support their workforce development program with local teachers to help curriculum development for math, science, technical skills

2 local High School Robotics teams – financial support and one team is provided work area over in Global Engineering building

United Way – annual drive, fill the bus (for school supplies) – we also collect clothes & food in winter, have a silent auction of employee crafted or donated items and local vendors that donate for auction to raise additional $.  For our annual campus picnic or family fun day there is always some kind of dunk booth – associates donate $ to get certain managers in the dunk booth during family fun day.  Chili Cookoff – contest for employee cooks & associates pay money to try & vote for best chili, proceeds go to United Way.

Wipes donations to Springdale teachers at beginning of school year for classrooms, wipes donations to various Vet groups and other community agencies