GREENVILLE, N.C. – NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG) presented a $6,250 check to United Way of Pitt County during the East Carolina University (ECU) baseball game versus High Point University on Tuesday, May 15. The donation was given for every homerun hit this season by the Pirates, who pounded 25 homeruns.
“Along with our football and basketball partnership, NMHG has now donated $69,850 to United Way of Pitt County this academic year thanks to the athletic teams at ECU,” said Brett Schemerhorn, VP, Marketing for NMHG. “We are honored to be able to make these donations, which we know will make our community a better place through helping those around us.”
Jim Cieslar, executive director of United Way of Pitt County, was present to receive the check from NMHG’s Thom Peebles, Director, Brand Management, and Mike Moran, Director, Warehouse Product sales.
“We are grateful for the continued partnership with NMHG through the ECU baseball team,” said Cieslar. “NMHG’s generous support and the Pirates hitting prowess have combined once again to serve our community.”
Founded more than 50 years ago, United Way of Pitt County is a volunteer-driven, nonprofit organization that seeks to advance the common good by focusing on the keys to a good life – education, income, health and neighbors helping neighbors. United Way of Pitt County is a member of the United Way Worldwide, located in Alexandria, Va. United Way Worldwide is an independent, national organization that serves approximately 1,400 other United Ways across the country.
A world leader in the lift truck industry, NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (NMHG) designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally primarily under the Hyster® and Yale® brand names. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, NMHG employs approximately 5,300 people worldwide and is a wholly owned subsidiary of NACCO Industries, Inc. (NYSE: NC).
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