RJ Young’s “Wii for Wishes” Raises Thousands to Grant Child Wish21 May, 2012
Nashville, TN - May 18, 2012– RJ Young employees “Wii for Wishes” event raises over $14,000 for the Make a Wish Foundation! On Thursday afternoon, RJ Young’s warehouse at 809 Division Street was transformed into a gamer’s paradise. The stage was set with six flat screens and Wii game systems ready for employees to challenge each other in tournament style rounds of bowling, boxing, Mario Kart and dancing. RJ Young’s “Wii for Wishes” tournament, along with previous donations, generated over $14,000 to go towards granting a wish for a child in the Make a Wish Foundation.
“This is a great opportunity for our employees to get together for a good cause. Our mantra at RJ Young is to work hard and play hard, but I continue to be impressed with the level of commitment to give back to the community, ” said Chip Crunk President & CEO of RJ Young.
This is the third child RJ Young has sponsored with the Make a Wish Foundation. They have an internal committee called Hands & Hearts that coordinates opportunities for employees to fundraise for a variety of philanthropic events, including Make a Wish Foundation, Habitat for Humanity and the American Heart Association.
About RJ Young
RJ Young is the largest independent office equipment and business solutions provider in the Southeast. They offer the latest technology to scan, secure, share, copy and print your information efficiently. RJ Young has been in business for over 57 years. They are headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee and have 400 employees throughout five states and 17 locations. For RJ Young’s complete range of products and services, visit www.RJYoung.com . You can also like them on Facebook, follow on Twitter or read about current trends and technology on their blog at http://blog.rjyoung.com