Philanthropy

Sunbelt Rentals announced its partnership with the 2020 Marine Corps Marathon (MCM). The MCM, also known as "The People's Marathon," is celebrating its 45th anniversary. Sunbelt Rentals will have several team members, including veteran employees, family members and those running to honor a veteran, participating in the now-virtual race between Sept.

Road Machinery is joining the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation's community laptop drive, a community effort to collect laptops that are no longer needed and can be refurbished and provided to students who do not have devices at home. The laptop drive is being held in collaboration with Data Doctors to provide a safe and simple way for computers to be donated.

LBX Company LLC, Lexington, Ky., presented the Saint Joseph Hospital Foundation's Yes, Mamm! Program with a check for $72,500. Yes, Mamm! provides services and assistance to breast cancer patients and survivors in Kentucky. The check represented 50 percent of the proceeds received from a charity auction of a 15.2 metric ton 145 X4 Link-Belt hydraulic excavator, held earlier this year in Las Vegas.

Doosan Bobcat North America announced the donation of $81,000 to Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to serving injured veterans and their families. Proceeds raised by the campaign will help wounded veterans transition to civilian life through WWP programs and services ranging from economic empowerment to mental health care.

Case Construction Equipment has donated a skid steer to Wichita Habitat for Humanity, expanding the manufacturer's relationship with the international non-profit organization dedicated to improving lives through affordable home ownership. Globally, Habitat for Humanity has helped build, renovate and repair more than 600,000 decent, affordable houses sheltering more than 3 million people worldwide.

On July 16, 2020, at Stephenson Equipment's headquarters in Harrisburg, Pa., the "Stars & Stripes" paver was delivered to Hoffer Paving and a donation of $25,150.00 was presented to support the Gary Sinise Foundation. A small, socially distanced event was held bringing together friends and family of Stephenson Equipment who made possible the first-ever Stars & Stripes themed LeeBoy paver.

With the massive economic impact of COVID-19, the need for full food banks is more important than ever and asset management and Ritchie Bros. has stepped up to help. Over the past several weeks, Ritchie Bros. has made $187,500 in donations to 52 different food banks around the world, including organizations in United States, Canada, Australia, India, Japan, Spain, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom.

Felling Trailers Inc. is conducting its eighth annual online auction of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization. Lymphoma Research Foundation is the 2020 recipient. Felling Trailers wants to generate awareness about lymphoma and the research funding and resources that the Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) has to offer those individuals and families it affects.

Donaldson Company Inc. has donated $100,000 to Direct Relief in support of global COVID-19 medical response and treatment efforts. The Donaldson Foundation grant will help humanitarian organization Direct Relief provide equipment and resources to medical professionals on the front lines who protect the world's most vulnerable people.

The Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) is ready FORE summer by opening registration for its 7th Annual Golf Outing to be held Aug. 10, 2020, from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bunker Hills Golf Club located at 12800 Bunker Prairie Rd. NW in Coon Rapids, Minn.

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Caterpillar Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Caterpillar Inc., originally announced a commitment of $8.5 million to support global communities. Part of the funding included a 2:1 match for a limited time for United States employee and retiree donations made to eligible nonprofits.