NASCAR’s Jennifer Jo Cobb teams with WIT to honor veterans

Updated Aug 17, 2014

Women In Trucking Association (WIT) and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Jennifer Jo Cobb have joined together to assist Wreaths Across America, an organization that places wreaths on the graves of veterans in 900 cemeteries across the country.

“I’m honored to team with Women In Trucking and their members to support Wreaths Across America,” said Cobb, who drives the #10 Driven 2 Honor Chevrolet Silverado. “I’m sure we can accomplish great things together for such a worthy cause.”

Each member of WIT who supports the Wreaths Across America program will have his or her name (or the person honored by the donation) written on a decal and placed Cobb’s racing truck. A dollar from each donation will be given to the Women In Trucking Scholarship Foundation to provide tuition assistance to a member seeking a career in the trucking industry.

“Many of our members are veterans or are family members of veterans, and this is our way of honoring their service through our connections with Jennifer Jo Cobb, a woman who has been a pioneer in the racing industry,” said Ellen Voie, president and CEO of WIT.

Since 1992, Morrill Worcester, founder of Wreaths Across America has been making remembrance wreaths for the graves of service members.  Volunteers have placed more than half a million wreaths.