LAREDO, Texas, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- C.R. England Global Transportation, one of the nation's leading transportation companies, has donated 500 backpacks and school supply vouchers to the children in Laredo's United Independent School District. This marks the second consecutive year the transportation company has provided assistance to children in need in the district,becoming one of the District's most generous donors.
The announcement was made by the UISD Board of Trustees and Superintendent Roberto J. Santos at a press conference on July 30, 2012 at the Bill Johnson Student Activity Complex Auditorium located at 5208 Santa Claudia Lane in Laredo, TX. C.R. England's corporate headquarters are located in Salt Lake City, Utah but the company has terminal and maintenance operations in Laredo.
"We need to recognize companies such as C.R. England Global Transportation because they are true community leaders who understand the importance of giving back to the community and helping our students," said Superintendent Santos, who recalled C.R. England reached out to the school district with their generous contribution last year.
"As responsible corporate citizens, it is important to give back to the Laredo community that has been so supportive of our industry. And we are proud to be sponsors of this donation again this year," said Dave Akers, C. R. England Vice-President – Mexico.
Also attending the press conference were students and District representatives who thanked C.R. England for the contribution. For more information on the press conference event or how to donate to UISD, contact the Office of Public Relations at (956) 473-6283.
About C.R. England
Founded in 1920, C.R. England, Inc. corporate headquarters are located in Salt Lake City, Utah and is one of North America's largest transportation companies and the world's largest temperature-controlled carrier. C.R. England services include National, Mexico and Regional Truckload service in addition to Dedicated and Intermodal services. For more information, visit http://www.crengland.com.
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