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NEW YORK, Sept. 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Nationwide Kidney Basis (NKF) is proud to announce that IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA), a number one international digital market connecting car consumers and sellers, has renewed its sponsorship of the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Basic, which up to now has raised greater than $100 million to advertise kidney well being and enhance the lives of the 37 million Individuals affected by kidney illness.
NKF Konica Minolta Golf Classic occasions are held at among the most prestigious programs throughout the nation, offering firms further alternatives to associate with clients and colleagues whereas additionally supporting company social accountability and a fantastic trigger.
“We’re very happy to welcome again IAA, Inc. as a three-year sponsor for the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Basic and a long-time supporter of individuals with kidney illness,” stated Kevin Longino, CEO, Nationwide Kidney Basis and a kidney transplant affected person. “For 10 years, IAA, Inc. has proven its dedication to serving to NKF advance the prevention, analysis and therapy of 37 million Individuals affected by kidney illness and we’re grateful for his or her continued help throughout these unusually difficult instances,” added Longino.
“We’re very proud to associate with and help NKF as soon as once more to assist sufferers and households managing kidney illness,” stated John Kett, Chief Govt Officer and President of IAA, Inc. “Over the previous ten years, we have raised over $2 million by means of the inspiration’s golf occasions to help the mission of NKF and its important life-saving work,” added Kett. Along with its sponsorship of the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Basic, IAA, Inc. is a beneficiant associate of NKF’s Kidney Cars program, the oldest and most trusted charity automobile donation program within the nation.
Profitable because it was based in 1987, the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Basic is The Premier Beginner Golf Occasion for Charity. Annually hundreds of golfers from throughout the nation take part in almost 30 native occasions held at prime venues, entertaining shoppers and enjoying for the prospect to qualify within the Nationwide Finals held on the prestigious Pebble Seaside January 14-17, 2021. Taking part golfers elevate $3.5 million yearly to learn the Nationwide Kidney Basis and the 37 million Individuals affected by kidney illness. The sequence showcases Konica Minolta because the Nationwide Title Sponsor and IAA, Inc as a Nationwide Company Companion. Nationwide Promotional Companions embrace Greg Norman Assortment, International Golf Put up, and Imperial Headwear.
For extra details about the NKF Konica Minolta Golf Basic, or to seek out an upcoming occasion close to you, please go to NKFKonicaMinoltaGolfClassic.com. All golf occasions will adhere to COVID-19 tips from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in addition to any state-specific tips. Please assessment NKF’s “Know Before You Go” for added data.
About Kidney Illness
In the US, 37 million adults are estimated to have chronic kidney disease—and roughly 90 p.c do not know they’ve it. 1 in Three adults within the U.S. are in danger for persistent kidney illness. Danger components for kidney illness embrace: diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, obesity, and household historical past. Individuals of Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian American, or Native Hawaiian or Different Pacific Islander descent are at elevated danger for creating the illness. Blacks or African Individuals are virtually Four instances extra doubtless than White Individuals to have kidney failure. Hispanics are 1.Three instances extra doubtless than non-Hispanics to have kidney failure.
About IAA, Inc.
IAA, Inc. (NYSE: IAA) is a number one international digital market connecting car consumers and sellers. Leveraging modern expertise and specializing in innovation, IAA’s distinctive platform facilitates the advertising and marketing and sale of total-loss, broken and low-value automobiles. Headquartered close to Chicago in Westchester, Illinois, IAA has almost 4,000 proficient workers and greater than 200 services all through the U.S., Canada and the UK. IAA serves a quickly rising international purchaser base – positioned all through over 135 nations – and a full spectrum of sellers, together with insurers, dealerships, fleet lease and rental automobile corporations, and charitable organizations. Consumers have entry to a number of digital bidding and shopping for channels, progressive car merchandising, and environment friendly analysis providers, enhancing the general buying expertise. IAA affords sellers a complete suite of providers aimed toward maximizing car worth, lowering administrative prices, shortening promoting cycle time and delivering the very best financial returns. For extra data go to IAAI.com, and comply with IAA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and LinkedIn.
In regards to the Nationwide Kidney Basis
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) is the most important, most complete, and longstanding patient-centric group devoted to the notice, prevention, and therapy of kidney illness within the U.S. For extra details about NKF, go to www.kidney.org.
SOURCE The Nationwide Kidney Basis
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