Trent Green Family Foundation and KCK RBI backed by Freightquote.
December 16, 2013
On Monday December 16, 2013, Freightquote announced their sponsorship of the Trent Green Family Foundation in the morning and hosted a holiday dinner for 200 KCK RBI children in the evening.
Freightquote, the Trent Green Family Foundation and the Kansas City Kansas Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (KCK RBI)
'Green Monday' with the Trent Green Family Foundation'
Announcing Freightquote’s sponsorship of the Trent Green Family Foundation, former Kansas City Chiefs quarterback, Trent Green, along with Chiefs cheerleaders and KC Wolf, surprised Freightquote employees by handing out donuts. The Trent Green Family Foundation develops and supports family-focused programs that improve the health and wellness, education, and futures of thousands of Kansas City-area children in need.
KCK RBI Recognition and Holiday Dinner
Executive director of KCK RBI and Freightquote employee Cle Ross, along with his employer, Freightquote, founding sponsor of the league, hosted a dinner to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of more than 200 urban children who participate in the program. KCK RBI, the first and only RBI league in Kansas, is a 45-team baseball league with more than 750 players. The children and league organizers enjoyed Gates Bar B.Q.
Green Monday with Trent Green
901 Carondelet Dr.
Kansas City, Mo. 64114
Located just south of I-435, east of State Line Road
KCK RBI Recognition and Christmas Dinner
Pierson Community Center
1800 South 55th Street
Kansas City, Kan. 66106
Green Monday with Trent Green - Monday, Dec. 16, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
KCK RBI Holiday Dinner - Monday, Dec. 16, 6-9 p.m.
Freightquote is the largest online freight logistics provider in the country and a leader in the freight shipping industry. Its philanthropic focus, and one of Freightquote founder Tim Barton's passions, is childhood education. Freightquote is a supporter of the Trent Green Family Foundation and its innovative HIKE Reading Achievement Program, which works to improve the reading levels of more than 2,000 low-income children in Kansas City. Freightquote also is the principal sponsor of KCK RBI and has been since its inception in 2009. The league uses participation in baseball as a means to overcome academic and social disadvantages most inner city children face.
ABOUT THESE ORGANIZATIONS:
Freightquote and its subsidiaries serve freight shipping customers' needs across North America. The company currently has more than 1,000 employees nationwide and annualized revenues exceeding $600 million. Founded in 1998 by Tim Barton, Freightquote delivers a vast array of freight services for a large and diverse customer base. These services enable customers to instantly quote and compare freight rates of hundreds of national and regional freight carriers. Freightquote specializes in creating customized freight solutions to meet its customers' needs, including truckload, LTL, expedited LTL and intermodal freight options. Visit www.freightquote.com for more information or call 800-323-5441 to reach Freightquote directly.
Trent Green Family Foundation
Since 1999, the Trent Green Family Foundation has helped improve the quality of life for thousands of individual families, from all walks of life. Its mission is to develop and support family-focused programs that improve the health and wellness, education and the future of Kansas City kids in need. The Trent Green Family Foundation currently concentrates the majority of its efforts on impacting lives through partnerships with Children's Mercy Hospital, Phoenix Family, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kansas City and the YMCA of Greater Kansas City.
Success Achieved In Future Environments (S.A.F.E) is a private, 501(c)(3) tax exempt non-profit organization serving the youth of the Kansas City, Kansas metro area since 2009. Unlike other area youth sports organizations, S.A.F.E receives no federal, state or local tax dollars. S.A.F.E offers baseball/softball to inner city youth through its Kansas City Kansas Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (KCK RBI) program, which directs the activities of more than 45 teams and more than 750 players. KCK RBI is the only little league in the state of Kansas affiliated with Major League Baseball.