ORBIS Sponsor Good Day for Kids Golf Outing and Raises $191,300 For Children's Wisconsin


ORBIS Sponsor Good Day for Kids Golf Outing and Raises $191,300 For Children's Wisconsin

8/26/2021

ORBIS Sponsor Good Day for Kids Golf Outing and Raises $191,300 For Children's Wisconsin
OCONOMOWOC, Wis. — Aug. 26, 2021— ORBIS® Corporation, an international leader in reusable packaging, sponsored the inaugural Good Days for Kids golf outing that raised $191,300 for Children’s Wisconsin, the region’s only independent healthcare system dedicated to the health and well-being of children. In addition to the green fee, participants had the opportunity to donate through a silent auction. The event was held at The Legend at Merrill Hills golf course in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021. 
 
“ORBIS is proud to support our community and the essential services Children’s Wisconsin provides to keep our kids healthy,” said Bill Ash, ORBIS Corporation president. “We look forward to seeing the positive impact that Children’s Wisconsin will make on families in the community.”
 
The money raised from the Good Days for Kids golf event will help Children’s Wisconsin fund research programs, provide critical care and support community initiatives. 
 
Thanks to the support of companies like ORBIS, we are able to provide critical care and wraparound services to children and families in need,” said Dr. Tara Petersen, Attending Physician, Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and the Medical Director for the Dairy Cares of Wisconsin Simulation Laboratory at Children’s Wisconsin. “We are so grateful to have a strong partner like ORBIS, who cares about our mission at the local level.”
 
ORBIS also recently recognized 40 local non-profit organizations with charitable donations at its annual community giving reception. More than 80 people gathered to accept donations on behalf of organizations, including NAMI, Wisconsin Hero Outdoors, Oconomowoc Food Pantry, Blessings in a Backpack Waukesha County and more. 
 
With funding made available through the Menasha Corporation Foundation, the charitable arm of ORBIS’ parent company, each ORBIS facility has a Community Action Team that hosts fundraisers and provides volunteers in the local area The team at ORBIS’ headquarters in Oconomowoc supports organizations across southeastern Wisconsin and coordinated this giving reception.
 
“It’s important for ORBIS to support and bring awareness to the local organizations that are making an impact in our communities,” said Andrea Schwartzmiller, Community Action Team chairperson. “Seeing the gratitude that stems from our beneficiaries is so rewarding, and I’m proud to lead our team of humbled ORBIS employees in their efforts to give back to the community.”  
 
To learn more about ORBIS’ efforts in the community, please visit: https://www.orbiscorporation.com/en-us/about-orbis/giving-back 
 
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About ORBIS Corporation 
Celebrating its 25th year in 2021, ORBIS — powered by Menasha — is built on more than 170 years of material handling expertise. ORBIS helps world-class customers move their product faster, safer and more cost-effectively with reusable totes, pallets, containers, dunnage and racks. Using a proven approach, ORBIS experts analyze customers’ systems, design a solution and execute a reusable packaging program for longer-term cost savings and sustainability. Using life-cycle assessments to compare reusable and single-use packaging, ORBIS also helps customers reduce their overall environmental impact. ORBIS is a part of Menasha Corporation, one of the oldest family-owned manufacturers in the United States. Menasha Corporation is proud to be named a 2021 U.S. Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their employees. As a steward of sustainability, ORBIS is committed to a better world for future generations. Headquartered in Oconomowoc, ORBIS has more than 2,500 employees and 55 locations throughout North America and Europe. For more information, please visit www.orbiscorporation.com, www.facebook.com/ORBISCorporation, www.twitter.com/orbiscorp, www.linkedin.com/company/orbis-corporation or www.youtube.com/orbiscorp