MegaCorp Donates $20,000 for Florence Victims

MegaCorp Logistics, headquartered in Wilmington, NC, donated $20,000 to the #CapeFearStrong Fund via the WECT Red Cross Telethon to help support the victims of Hurricane Florence.

Katie Braskett, Director of Marketing at MegaCorp stated that, “We are so grateful to be able to help out our amazing community during such a tryingKatie holding up a giant check made out to the American Red Cross for $20,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief. time.” She went on to say “Many of our employees were directly affected by the storm, and it’s hard to see our city and MegaFamily going through these trying times.  We’re so thankful to our CEO, Ryan Legg, for allowing MegaCorp to make a generous donation.”

Reports are stating that the monetary damage from Florence is upwards of $22 billion.  This includes $1.1 billion worth of damage to North Carolina crops and livestock.  Not only do some people lose their homes, some also temporarily lose their incomes.  It is so important to give back if you can – every little bit helps.

Employee submitted pictures from the Florence are in the gallery.

MegaCorp Logistics, founded by Denise and Ryan Legg in 2009, is headquartered in Wilmington, NC with offices in Elkins, WV; Cincinnati, OH; and expanding to Jacksonville, FL.  MegaCorp specializes in full and less-than-truckload shipments (dry van, refrigerated, flatbed, intermodal, etc.) throughout North America. MegaCorp is committed to creating long-term, strategic partnerships with their customers who range from Fortune 500 companies to regional manufacturers and distributors. MegaCorp serves all business sectors of the US economy including (but not limited to) food, retail, government, textiles and metals/building materials. MegaCorp strives to offer the best to their clients, transportation partners and employees – It’s The Mega Way!

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Water that has risen near the top of street signs.The outside of a house that is half underwater.Broken cabinets, mattresses, box-spings and appliances scattered in the yards of Florence victims. There are several moving trucks parked on the street and in driveways, in preparation to move all of the items.Travelling by boat in the aftermath of hurricane Florence. Roads completely underwater. Two men on a small motorboat outside of a house that is surrounded by water.Trees that have fallen and are blocking the path ahead. A tree snapped in half and left a hole in the roof of a house.A gas station knocked over on its side by the winds. A thick tree that snapped in half and fell through the front of a house. A tree that has fallen on top of a car. The outside of a home whose front and back yards were entirely flooded during Hurricane Florence.A road that has completely crumbled due to the storm. A pier that was destroyed by the hurricane - only a few boards remain nailed to the structure.A large cargo ship carrying several trucks.A tree that has fallen over and is blocking the road ahead. A double rainbow peeking through a grey storm cloud. A rainbow peeking through dark, ominous storm clouds over the ocean. A car nearly underwater in the aftermath of the hurricane. Several trees knocked over onto a power line during hurricane FlorenceA road that has been completely submerged. A deep ditch that was created by the storm. A MegaCorp Logistics building that lost paneling in the storm.