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Atlas Van Lines raises more than $60,000 for United Way

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- At Atlas Van Lines, it's not typical to see employees wearing jeans, flip-flops and jogging sui...


EVANSVILLE, Ind. — At Atlas Van Lines, it’s not typical to see employees wearing jeans, flip-flops and jogging suits. But during Atlas’ 10-day United Way campaign in mid-October, employees paid for the privilege of dressing down and helping to raise more than $61,000.

In addition to “Dress Down Day,” Atlas employees raised funds by participating in events such as a car wash, silent auction, bake sale, a carnival, and a 5-km run and 3-km walk.

With 432 employees, Atlas donated an average of $142 per employee and added another $20,000 as a corporate donation to the campaign, for a total United Way contribution of more than $81,000. In the last six years, Atlas Van Lines and its employees have raised more than $406,000 for United Way.

“Raising money for charities such as United Way is especially important this year,” said Mike Shaffer, Atlas chairman and CEO. “We’re proud of our employees for offering their time and money to assist the great work performed each year by United Way. We’ve already got our sights set on new goals for next year.”


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