All Press Releases for March 15, 2019

Alsco and The Sports Shop Host Team Up to Deliver Relief to Alabama Tornado Victims

Raleigh community calls for donations

"We wanted to be able to do something that could help alleviate some of the suffering and show that we are thinking of them." -Freddy Morton, Alsco Raleigh Branch

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT, March 15, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The recent tornadoes that hit southern Alabama have caused significant hardship and loss of life. To assist victims, Alsco is partnering with Erroll Reese, host and executive producer of The Sports Shop talk show based in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Sports Shop is broadcast on Sports Radio 99.9 The Fan, Raleigh's leader in sports programming and flagship for the Carolina Panthers, the Carolina Hurricanes and ESPN Radio.

Alsco's Raleigh branch has donated the use of one of its delivery trucks and is collecting donations until the end of this week. Alsco will transport donations to the affected communities. Donations are being accepted at the following location:

Virgin Cigars (parking lot) 8601 Glenwood Ave (Hwy 70)
Raleigh, NC 27617

In addition to helping the many tornado victims, Alsco wanted to also show personal support for Reese because he lost family members in the disaster.

"We at Alsco want to stand by our partners in their time of need," said Freddy Morton, general manager of the Alsco Raleigh branch. "And, with so many people facing such significant loss, we wanted to be able to do something that could help alleviate some of their suffering and show that we are thinking of them."

Reese said, "I want to thank the entire Raleigh community for the donations they have provided for my family and me during this time of need. I appreciate Alsco providing one of their service trucks to help coordinate delivery of the donations."

About Alsco:
Alsco is a fourth-generation family-owned-and-operated business, founded in 1889, that was recognized by the prestigious Hohenstein Institute for having invented the linen and uniform rental industry.

Celebrating 130 years of business, Alsco provides linen and workwear rental services to customers that include restaurants, healthcare, the automotive industry and industrial facilities. With over 180 locations and more than 20,000 employees, Alsco provides world-class service to over 355,000 customers in 14 countries. Learn more at

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