recycler raises donations for children
City Carton Recycling/Ockenfels Family Foundation
has raised $104,763 to date from their 16th Annual Charity Golf
The outing benefits the American Cancer Society’s
(ACS) children’s programs, including their scholarship fund.
Outing proceeds also are donated to “Children’s Cancer Connection”,
a non-profit organization providing support services and programs
for children with cancer and their families. One hundred percent
of the Outing’s proceeds are donated thanks to the Ockenfels
Family Foundation, who pays all outing expenses.
The outing is held in memory of Deborah Ockenfels,
daughter of City Carton Recycling founders Mort and Marcy. Deborah
died of cancer at the age of 17.
Over 160 golfers, from across the United
States and Canada teed off at the outing. Over 45 more friends,
family, and City Carton Recycling Team Members assisted with
Money is raised for the Outing in a variety
of ways. A large portion is pledged in activity and hole sponsorships
prior to the outing. “Premier” sponsors joining City Carton Recycling
and the Ockenfels Family Foundation in the event this year include
Core Vens Insurance, Hills Bank & Trust, International Paper,
IPS Balers, Kathy & Andy Ockenfels, L & P Wire Tie Systems,
Machinex, Paradigm Benefits, Point Builders LLC, Pralumex, Quincy
Recycle Paper Inc., Redhawk Transportation, Truck Country, Vecoplan,
and Waste Management - Recycle America.
Over $764,000 has been raised and donated
to the American Cancer Society and children’s cancer programs
since the start of the Charity Golf Outing 16 years ago.