Archive by Category: Community Outreach

Preferred Materials Raised Funds for Breast Cancer Research

Oct 14 2017


On October 14, 2017, the Preferred Materials West Green Team raised funds and participated in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Wesley Chapel, FL. The team was also able to donate MOT services to guide foot traffic during the event.

Preferred and CYD Employees Sponsors Hunger Project

Jul 31 2017

20452042_1899595260279577_8812065262765184946_oEmployees and families from Preferred Materials and Conrad Yelvington Distributors sponsored a Hunger Project at Feeding Children Everywhere in Longwood, FL. The volunteers packaged 11,327 healthy meals BEATING their goal of 10,000! The meals will immediately feed hungry children in Central Florida, filling a critical need.

This is the Green Team’s fourth Hunger Project sponsorship. Since their first event, the Green Team has packaged and donated over 40,000 meals.

Preferred and CYD Volunteers at Give Kids the World Village

May 20 2017


The Central Region Green Team volunteered at Give Kids The World in Kissimmee, Florida. Team captain, Matt Franz said, “We helped out in Nancy’s Kitchen serving breakfast, carrying trays, and interacting with the guests staying on the GKTW campus. It was a great experience being able to do something as simple as carrying someone’s tray to their table and showing them that people they’ve never met before care about them. Just the few hours our team spent helping out made a huge difference for a lot of people”

Southwest Green Team Teaches at “Careers on Wheels”

May 18 2017


The Preferred Materials South West Green Team visited Franklin Park Elementary school to participate in the school’s “Careers on Wheels” Vehicle Day to help promote career awareness to kids. Ready Mix Driver, Joseph Elitene, Account Manager, Steven Longfellow, and Green Team Captain, Erica Mejia took a Ready Mix Truck and spoke to the students on what it is like to work for Preferred Materials.

Team Preferred Sponsors Elisa’s Greatest Wish 5K

Apr 7 2017


Team Preferred had a great time at the Elisa’s Greatest Wish 5K (sponsored by Preferred Materials) on Saturday April 1st. A few Team Preferred members even made the podium! Ryan Van Hall got second in his age group, Trey Carlson got second in his age group, and Dave Barrie got first in his age group. Overall, it was a fun, successful event for all who attended.