OnTrac Kicks Off the 11th Annual 102.5 KNIX Million Can Crusade with 20,000 Can Donation

Posted on Nov 1, 2018 10:00:00 AM

OnTrac is excited to dedicate the month of November to the 11th Annual 102.5 KNIX Million Can Crusade canned food drive to benefit St. Vincent de Paul. For the eighth consecutive year since 2011, OnTrac contributes towards the goal of collecting one million cans of non-perishable food to feed hungry families during the holiday season.

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At the kick-off event on Thursday, November 1, 2018, OnTrac joined the community to present a check for $2,000 towards the ultimate goal. Every dollar donated to the Million Can Crusade is equivalent to 10 additional cans in the St. Vincent de Paul’s community food pantries and ultimately into food boxes that are delivered to hungry families. The greater Phoenix community can participate by donating until Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Safeway and Albertson’s stores. Please click here for all locations and to make a monetary donation.

“In 2017, the KNIX Million Can Crusade broke records with over 2.3 million cans for St. Vincent de Paul, and OnTrac broke their own records with over 24,000 cans of food from a monetary donation and employee collected cans between our Phoenix facilities and Corporate Headquarters,” says Laura Peterson, OnTrac vice president of marketing and public relations. “This year, we hope that OnTrac continues to break records while helping KNIX raise the bar yet again.”

In addition to the donation to St. Vincent de Paul, OnTrac is a proud supporter of giving back to the communities where employees live and serve. Since 2014, OnTrac has given monetary donations equaling approximately $100,000 to a variety of charities within their eight-state footprint. Some of these great causes include the American Cancer Society, Arizona Humane Society, Container Recycling Institute, Habitat for Humanity, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Miracle Corners of the World, Red Cross Disaster Relief, Salvation Army, Toys For Tots, Treasure House Phoenix, Tyrann Mathieu Foundation, and the United Ostomy Association of American. To learn more about OnTrac’s charitable giving, please click here.

Topics: Million Can Crusade, OnTrac Delivering Hope, Check Presentation, 102.5 KNIX

OnTrac Donates $1,500 to the 10th Annual 102.5 KNIX Million Can Crusade

Posted on Nov 2, 2017 3:47:17 PM

OnTrac Million Can Crusade Check Presentation (2).jpgFrom left to right: OnTrac Public Relations Manager Katrina Fox, OnTrac General Manager Paul Garcia, 102.5 Morning Show Co-host Ben Campbell, OnTrac Marketing Specialist Alessandra Zucker, 102.5 Morning Show Co-host Tim Hattrick, and 102.5 Morning Show Co-host Brooke Hoover.

OnTrac joins the 10th annual 102.5 KNIX Million Can Crusade kickoff event with a check for a $1,500 donation to St. Vincent de Paul, which is equivalent to 15,000 cans of food. The Million Can Crusade, in its tenth year, has received support from OnTrac for seven consecutive years since 2011. The goal for 2017, as it has been every year, is to collect one million cans of non-perishable food for St. Vincent de Paul to feed hungry families during the holiday season.

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In previous years, OnTrac has contributed to the one million canned food goal by creating a friendly competition among employees at the corporate office in Chandler, Arizona. This year, OnTrac is expanding the competition to include the two Valley facilities in Phoenix. If at least 5,000 cans are collected by OnTrac, the employees will be rewarded with an office celebration for all three Valley locations. The department with the most cans collected will receive the Golden Can Award. Last year, the corporate office alone collected 6,323 cans of food plus a monetary donation of $1,500, which equaled over 20,000 cans of food in total. With the help of the Phoenix facilities, OnTrac hopes that not only will they meet their goal, but also that KNIX and St. Vincent de Paul will meet their goal too. The community plays a big part in helping KNIX and St. Vincent de Paul reach their goal. There are multiple locations set up that KNIX will be stationed at to collect donations. Click here for a list of all locations.

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OnTrac Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations Laura Peterson says, “November is a very exciting time for the OnTrac corporate office because we look forward to being a part of the Million Can Crusade every year. By adding all Valley employees this year, we are hoping to surpass the OnTrac donation of 6,323 cans of food from last year. Joining forces allows us to make a bigger impact and it is such a special thing to be able to help less families go hungry during the holidays.”

OnTrac Million Can Crusade Check Presentation (3).jpgOnTrac Marketing Specialist Alessandra Zucker is presenting a donation check of $1,500 to (left) 102.5 Morning Show Co-host Ben Campbell and (right) 102.5 Morning Show Co-host Tim Hattrick. 

In addition to the donation to St. Vincent de Paul, OnTrac is a proud supporter of giving back to the communities where employees live and serve. Since 2014, OnTrac has given monetary donations of $79,124 to a variety of charities within their eight-state footprint. Some of these great causes include the Treasure House Phoenix, Tyrann Mathieu Foundation, United Ostomy Association of American, Habitat for Humanity, North American Nature Photography Association, Salvation Army, and Red Cross. To learn more about OnTrac’s charitable giving, please visit our website by clicking here.

Topics: Million Can Crusade, Delivering Hope, St. Vincent de Paul, Charity, Donation, Canned Food Drive, Check Presentation, 102.5 KNIX