Liverpool, N.Y. -Dot Foods' Liverpool distribution center recently presented the North Family Area YMCA with a $10,000 donation to support its Y Kids Inc. program. A photo of the presentation is available at (from left to right: (front) Brian Hall, Dot Foods' general manager; Cheryl Walker, associate executive director of the North Area Family YMCA; (back) Dot Foods employees Molly Barber, HR manager; Steve Leo, assistant dispatcher; Tony Liotta, lost and found attendant; Judi Dixon, protein sales specialist; Chris Foster, operations supervisor.

The Y Kids Inc. program supports children with disabilities with services such as swim lessons, fitness classes, youth sports and weeklong summer camps. "We are so extremely grateful for Dot's generous donation today," noted Cheryl Walker, associate executive director, North Family YMCA. "With the money donated from Dot in previous years, we were able to support an additional 20 children with over 1,200 hours of service. This is an incredible gift that we can use directly to help families in the community."

In addition, Dot recently held its Third Annual Clothing Drive, benefiting the Butternut Community Center. Dot employees collected and donated dozens of gently used and new clothing, coats, hats and gloves for the Center to provide to those in need. Dot Foods' Charitable Committee also donated $1,000 and a foosball table to support the Center's after school program for area youth. A photo of the donation is available at (from left to right: Steve Leo, assistant dispatcher, and Gary Rusaw, driver).

Dot Foods Inc. carries 100,000 products from 700 food industry manufacturers and is the largest food redistributor in the United States. Dot Foods distributes foodservice, convenience, retail and vending food products distributors in all 50 states. Dot Foods operates eight distribution centers in: Modesto, Calif.; Vidalia, Ga.; Burley, Idaho; Mt. Sterling, Ill.; Cambridge City, Ind.; Williamsport, Md.; Liverpool, N.Y.; and Ardmore, Okla. For information, visit