Express Employment Professionals Donates $10,000 to Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter


Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter, a Support Organization for the Homeless, is the recipient of a $10,000 donation from Express Employment Professionals in Texarkana, Arkansas.

Press Release:

Express Employment Professionals along with its franchise location in Texarkana, Arkansas, are donating $10,000 to Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter, a temporary haven for homeless men and women.

The donation is part of The Impact Project, an initiative of the company’s philanthropic committee, designed to give back to nonprofits nominated by franchisees among their more than 770 franchise locations.

“We pride ourselves on having a culture built on giving and service at Express,” said Bob Funk, CEO and chairman of the board of Express Employment Professionals. “With that in mind, we know how important it is to support the communities where we work, serve and live. The dedication and support that owner Joey Martin and his office have shown for Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter is a great example of that service.”

Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent chronic homelessness by removing barriers to mental and physical health, as well as essential social services, taking the necessary steps toward resolving root problems. The donation from Express will be used to help secure safe, stable housing for the hundreds of homeless who come through Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter.

“I’m honored to be a part of a company that believes so strongly in giving back to the communities where we live,” Martin said. “Randy Sams’ Outreach Shelter holds a special place in the heart of our team at Express and we’re excited they were selected as one of the charities to receive this donation.”

Express is on a mission to put a million people to work annually. In 2016, the company generated $3.05 billion in sales and employed a record 510,000 people. For more information, visit


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