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Giving more in the Season of Giving

Our corporate wide adherence to family values includes an unending commitment to giving back that peaks during the holiday season.  “We always try to best the previous year’s results and this year will be no different as our employees at every level and every location have stepped up like never before,” said Company President Michael Glionna.

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Most significant this year is the huge jump in funds raised for Hockey Helps the Homeless (HHTH), a Canadian charity that organizes and runs fantasy hockey tournaments across the country, and raises money to help fund the work of over 40 homeless support agencies.  The funds raised by Universal benefit 360Kids, a local organization that supports homeless and underprivileged youth with a wide range of programs to help rebuild their lives.  In total, Universal contributed $43,600, an all-time record, with important contributions coming from the six employee teams that engaged in a friendly fundraising competition won by Team Universal Flames, which raised $3,868! (The goal was $1,500 per employee team).

The spotlight also needs to shine on Tina Scharnberg and Phoebe Shum, who managed the overall campaign and made key contributions behind the scenes.

Even more giving is just ahead as our employees are enthusiastic supporters of the other two charities we support annually: the Vaughan Food Bank and the Toy Mountain gift drive.  “It is a great feeling knowing that the bags and bags of food and gifts contributed by our employees will bring joy this holiday season to those who are less fortunate,” said Mark Glionna, Vice President – Client Relations & Business Development.

Quick Tip #14
Don’t just insure the value of the goods

When insuring your freight, you are fully entitled to value your goods at a price above the base cost. Valuation of goods may include all freight charges, related costs, plus 10% (or more) to cover the administrative burden of processing a claim and to cover the insured’s profit. Since duty is still payable on damaged goods, make sure you insure the amount of duty as well.

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