Williams & Fudge, Inc. and Community Partners donate 371 bikes to Toys for Happiness for Christmas
Williams & Fudge, Inc. held its 17th Annual Bike Race for the Kids on the campus of the Old Cotton Factory Tuesday morning, where employees and Community Partners lined Village Way to show their support and participate in the race, competing in self-propelled heats on bikes purchased during late November, early December and throughout the year. As many of Williams & Fudge, Inc. employees are still working at home, the company live-streamed the event over Zoom to watch remotely.
Williams & Fudge, Inc. employees raise funds for bicycles annually that are donate to Toys for Happiness to distribute to youth in York County. This, year employees and the Williams Family Foundation raised $26,000 towards the purchase of 371 bikes from the Walmart at Newport and Academy Sports + Outdoors in Rock Hill, SC.
“2020 and 2021 have been tough years for many in our community. One thing the pandemic has taught all of us is how important it is to get outside and enjoy the outdoors,” said David Williams, president of Williams & Fudge, Inc., which is owned by the Williams Family. “Our traditions and lives have been affected in different ways, but I’m delighted to see how our employees and community partners have stepped up to meet the need to equip every kid who wants a bike gets one through Toys For Happiness.”
This event is supported by Williams & Fudge, Inc. employees and a local partners, including Academy Sports + Outdoors, Avanti, Cigna, The Climer Group, DustOff, Faircloth Law Firm, Family Trust Credit Union, Founders Credit Union, Insurance Brokers, Knowledge Perk, Kocher Cabinets, Oakland Baptist Church, Rock Hill Police Department, Smith Dray Line, South State Bank, The Echols Firm, The Fellas, The Bleachery Salon, UPG Benefits, Wal-Mart at Newport and WRHI Radio.