Toshiba Donates $42,000 to South Dakota Nonprofit
MITCHELL, S.D. & LAKE FOREST, Calif., Dec. 6, 2022 — Toshiba America Business Solutions presents $42,000 to Mitchell, S.D. nonprofit, the Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation, LLC. Since 2017, with support from its business partners and dealers, Toshiba has donated more than $250,000 to support education, youth sports and veterans in the Mitchell community.
The Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation, LLC provides scholarships to Mitchell High School graduating seniors while also financing the purchase of sports equipment for youth in need via the South Dakota Amateur Hockey Association. The Foundation additionally presented a portion of the donation to the Mitchell Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2750.
“Education and community involvement are two key focus areas for Toshiba,” states Toshiba America Business Solutions President and Chief Executive Officer Larry White. “Collaborating with the Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation, LLC enables us to fulfill these very important objectives on an annual basis.”
“The year-in-and-year-out support Toshiba, its resellers, and business partners deliver to our foundation uplifts the entire Mitchell community as well as other communities across South Dakota,” says Sam Tronnes Memorial Foundation, LLC President Dave Tronnes. “Their donations provide more children the opportunity to attend college and play organized sports while additionally providing our area veterans the support they require and deserve.”
Toshiba is a 36-year manufacturer within Mitchell, S.D. employing nearly 100 people in the immediate area. The company’s 25-acre Mitchell facility produces more than 1,200 metric tons of toner annually and is the primary global supplier of color toner for Toshiba’s industry-recognized e-STUDIO™ copiers.
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