Unitex Donates 3,000 Lbs. of Linen to War-Torn Ukraine


As the tragic situation in Ukraine continues with no end in sight, Unitex was contacted by a long-time customer, Doctors Royzman & Poznyansku of United Dental, who are working with an organization called the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO) that are collecting donations to send to the people of Ukraine. The Coney Island, NY-based organization asked if Unitex would be able to donate linen items.

ImageFIRST Recognized by St. Jude for Charitable Efforts


ImageFIRST was selected to receive the 2021 Emerging Workplace Giving Partner of the Year Award, presented by ALSAC and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Through payroll contributions, a company match and various other donations, ImageFIRST has donated more than $600,000 to benefit the children’s research hospital since the partnership began, according to a news release.

Landau Donates Scrub Sets and Chefwear to FEMA


Landau Uniforms Inc., Olive Branch, MS, recently announced a donation of more than 60,000 scrub sets to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and 10,000 garments from Chefwear to Operation BBQ, according to a news release.

‘Take Pride’: Roscoe Aids Effort to Redesign Lion Habitat


When Chicago’s historic Lincoln Park Zoo announced its campaign for an expansion that includes a state-of-the-art redesign of its lion habitat, it was an opportunity too good to pass up for a historic West Side business with a lion as its logo and a 100-year anniversary that coincides with the habitat’s completion, according to a news release.

UniFirst Donates Over $1 Million of PPE to Local Food Bank


UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, recently announced a donation of more than $1 million worth of protective face masks and hand sanitizer to The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB). As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, personal protective equipment (PPE) and other materials are essential to help ensure safe and healthy transportation and distribution of emergency food and supplies to those in need across Eastern Massachusetts, according to a news release.

Robert Potack Named President of Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon


Robert Potack, CEO of Unitex, recently was named president of the Boys & Girls Club of Mount Vernon (NY). Previously serving as a member of its Board of Directors, Potack will now assume leadership of the board to lead the club as it continues to serve more than 800 youth in Mount Vernon and over 1,400 locals through a variety of other programs, according to a news release.

Huebsch Helping Humanity: 130 Years of Community Service


In the initial rollout of a year-long celebration, Huebsch Services recently announced that it’s marking the company’s 130th anniversary as a family-owned and operated industrial laundry with an emphasis on how it helps people in its hometown of Eau Claire, WI, and beyond.

Bates Troy Participates in AHA Wear Red Day


Cardiovascular disease remains the leading killer of women in the U.S., according to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) newly released 2021 Heart Disease & Stroke Statistics. The AHA’s National Wear Red Day® recently took place, and as a proud sponsor and supporter of the AHA for more than a decade, Bates Troy Inc.’s management team once more donned their red for the day, according to a news release.