Reinhart Foodservice Raises $120K for Charities with the Help of Celebrity Guests Matt Light and Chip Beck

Reinhart Foodservice Raises $120K for Charities with the Help of Celebrity Guests Matt Light and Chip Beck

ROSEMONT, IL - With the help of celebrity guests Matt Light, former New Englands’ Patriots player, and Chip Beck, a four-time winner on the PGA Tour, Reinhart Foodservice and its supplier partners raised more than $120,000 in charitable donations during the Traditions Sales and Merchandising Conference.

During the raffle, online auction, and live auction, guests had an opportunity to win a number of event prizes featuring sports memorabilia, event tickets, travel vouchers, and state-of-the-art electronics, according to a press release. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Light Foundation and Feeding America®.

Light, Founder of the Light Foundation, helped facilitate the live auction. In a press release, he stated how appreciative he was of the support from Reinhart, its employees, and its supplier partners.

Matt Light, Founder, Light Foundation (Photo Source: ESPN)“At this year’s auction, they really stepped up to help the Light Foundation,” said Light. “The generous donation we received will fund critical programs for at-risk kids who really need assistance. I couldn’t be more grateful for their generosity.”

Jeff King, Reinhart President and COO, also gave his thanks to the company’s employees and supplier partners for contributing to the event, Feeding America, and the Light Foundation.

“Our organization is committed to giving back to the communities in which we serve, and we were blown away at the results of this year’s auction and donation efforts,” he said. “We want to thank all of the donors and participants for their generosity and record-breaking contributions.”

This is the third year Reinhart has hosted the charity auction, and the event has grown each year.

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