United Way recognizes Atlas Van Lines employees for extraordinary fundraising effort

National moving company in Evansville receives Spirit of United Way award

April 13, 2011

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Sarah Whitaker, Atlas Van Lines Inc.
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EVANSVILLE, Ind.— Following a year in which Atlas Van Lines' workers donated more than $100,000 in monetary donations, time and materials, the national moving company has been named recipient of the 2011 Spirit of United Way award. Company officials accepted United Way's highest honor at Southwestern Indiana's annual meeting on April 6. The award was presented by the United Way of Southwestern Indiana's president, Carol Braden-Clarke.

"Atlas is a pillar of our community," said Braden-Clarke. "Atlas' employee efforts to support and advocate for the United Way of Southwestern Indiana don't stop after one campaign; they happen year round."

Throughout 2010, Atlas raised more than $100,000 in time, money and supplies to the United Way of Southwestern Indiana, through campaigns such as 50 Ways to Help Your Neighbor Basic Needs Campaign, employee payroll pledges, events and fundraisers.

"Atlas employees continue to share and support the mission of United Way of Southwestern Indiana. Throughout the year, our employees embrace many United Way of Southwestern Indiana initiatives with their time, energy and resources," said Glen Dunkerson, chairman and CEO for Atlas World Group. "We are very gratified and humbled to be recognized in this manner."

Atlas Van Lines, a national moving company, is the largest subsidiary of Atlas World Group, an Evansville, Ind.-based company. Atlas World Group companies employ nearly 700 people throughout North America. More than 500 Atlas interstate agents in the United States and Canada specialize in corporate relocation, household moving services and in the transportation of high-value items such as electronics, fine art, new fixtures and furniture. Visit www.atlasworldgroupinc.com and www.atlasvanlines.com for more information on the company and Atlas agents.