Community Engagement

Community Engagement

Giving Back is at the heart of what it means to be a Saltchuk company. Over the last five years, Saltchuk companies have given an average of $4 million each year, totaling more than $21 million in cash and in-kind support to communities in which we operate. Each year our companies provided financial, in-kind, and volunteer support to hundreds of community-building organizations.

Download the 2021 Saltchuk Companies Giving Report

Download the 2020 Saltchuk Companies Giving Report

Download the 2019 Saltchuk Companies Giving Report

Download the 2018 Saltchuk Companies Giving Report

Download the 2017 Saltchuk Companies Giving Report

Our Community Giving Principles

  • We believe in supporting the communities in which we work and where our employees live.
  • We strive to be excellent corporate citizens, ever mindful of our commitment to integrity, job safety, environmental stewardship, and giving back to the communities we serve.
  • We encourage cross-group collaboration and share information about our charitable donations and practices throughout our organization and with our customers and partners.

Types of Gifts

  • Cash Gifts: We give through Regional Giving Committees in Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, and the Caribbean, as well as through each of our operating companies.
  • In-Kind Gifts: Our companies support their communities with non-cash items, such as freight transportation, using similar criteria as cash donations.
  • Workplace campaigns and volunteer programs: Our companies encourage employees to be active participants in their communities. Volunteerism and charitable giving are encouraged at all levels within our organization.

Regional Giving Committees

  • Regional giving committees in Alaska, Hawaii, Washington & the Caribbean pool resources from our operating companies and allocate funds to impact youth development and post-secondary education programming.

 

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