Zink Continues to Support Give18 Fore Cancer Research

Zink Foodservice was a Gold Sponsor in Give 18 Fore Cancer Research’s 11 Annual Charity Pro-Am Golf Outing that took place on August 7, 2017. Give 18 Fore Cancer Research is a local organization that raises awareness of the importance and need to fund cancer research. All proceeds from the event go directly to The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. The money generated is considered seed money, where the money is spent on something new. Some examples include a drug trial or new procedure.

Managing Partner, Jim Zink has been a board member and director for the organization since inception. Regional Vice President, Kevin Stiverson has also been with the organization from the beginning. "Not only is it fun and a chance to bring new/old friends together, Give 18 donates to an amazing cause. One unique thing about Give 18 is that PGA pros play alongside the participants" said Stiverson about the event.

Zink Foodservice is proud to work with industry partners that also sponsor and participate in this event. Some of those partners include: Oneida Foodservice, Anchor Hocking, Welbilt Inc., Vitamix and The Wasserstrom Company. Overall it was a great day on the course and we are looking forward to next year!

 

Zink’s Continued Partnership Impacts Lives of Children’s Miracle Network

Zink Foodservice was thrilled to once again take part in sponsoring a Miracle Child during the annual Speedway Miracle Golf Tournament in partnership with Anthony and KPS Global. All proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and goes toward state-of-the-art medical equipment, research, and advanced technologies that help save the lives of millions of children.

Diagnosed with Uveitis (a rare inflammation of the uvea that can cause blindness), 14 year old Mikey is one truly grateful Miracle Child! Now in remission after three years of infusions he is positively impacting kids with even greater challenges than his through volunteering and letting his “never give up” attitude shine.

This year’s sponsorship from Zink included a special gift of a trip to New York City to take in a Yankees baseball game! Being a huge Yankees fan, Mikey will get the opportunity to check something off his bucket list!

We look forward to seeing how our generosity benefits incredible children like Mikey, as well the impact Mikey will have on the lives of others.

(Jim Zink pictured with Mikey and family)

Zink Supports Hubert Fundraiser

Hubert recently held a fundraiser that allowed them to purchase a protective vest for a new K9 Officer who will be joining the Forest Park Police Department. Zink Foodservice was proud to support such a wonderful event.

Zink Sees Miracle Child’s Wish Come True from 2016 Sponsorship

In June of 2016 Zink Foodservice had the outstanding opportunity to sponsor a miracle child in partnership with Speedway, Anthony and KPS. The sponsorship included a special gift consisting of tickets to the Final Four this year. Jayden Moore was the recipient of these special tickets as he was chosen to be the 2016 Speedway Miracle child representing Levine’s Children’s Hospital.

The Miracle Child program allows one child from each of the 40 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Speedway supports to represent them at activities across the 22 states they operate in.

Fast forward to March 2017 and Jayden and Yolanda, Jayden’s mom, found themselves in Phoenix, Arizona to enjoy a weekend of college basketball games. “What’s amazing is that when he got the tickets we had no clue who was going to be in the Final Four,” Yolanda continues. “Being from South Carolina and we live in North Carolina how much better could it be that the Carolina Gamecocks and the Tar Heels ended up being in the Final Four?!”

Sporting a University of North Carolina Tar Heels shirt, Jayden and his mom took in several games while enjoying the atmosphere surrounding the playoffs.

As their Final Four trip neared its end, Yolanda confides, “It has been surreal, watching the whole thing come together. Just being here is something that every kid dreams of experiencing.”

Zink Foodservice is looking forward to once again being a major sponsor for this year’s Speedway Miracle Child program. The program will kick off June 12th with the Speedway Miracle Golf Tournament.

See Jayden’s response here.

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Zink Helps Put More Fruits & Veggies on the Table

Zink Foodservice is a Silver Sponsor for the Sixth Annual Harvest Ball put on by Local Matters on Friday, October 21st. Guests enjoyed a cocktail style event featuring unique and flavorful food, live music from The Conspiracy Band and exclusive raffles! Every dollar raised supports healthful food education at over 80 sites, reaching everyone from preschoolers to seniors, to combat chronic disease and food insecurity. Sponsorships like Zink’s impact the lives of children in these communities by bringing healthful food education and increased healthy food access to schools and neighborhoods in Columbus and statewide.

Individuals experiencing hunger have a tough time meeting dietary recommendations and affordable, nutritious food options can be inaccessible for children and their families. One in four children in Franklin County are living in poverty, over 35% are receiving food assistance, and as a result, are at higher risk of obesity and diet-related diseases. For more information on how you can make an impact visit http://www.local-matters.org