For the past 26 years the Make A Wish Foundation of Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley has raised some $5 million with the help of truck drivers.
It’s annual Mother’s Day Truck Convoy For Wishes is one of its major fundraisers, and in 2016 the Pennsylvania organization hopes to raise more than $350,000 to grant wishes to children with severe medical conditions.
Road Pro is once again the presenting sponsor for the event.
When the event is held next May 8, the organization is also hoping to set a new record for the largest truck convoy in the world. They want to attracted at least 500 trucks for the event.
The convoy assembles at the Burle Business Park in Lancaster, Pa., and events get started at The 8:30 a.m. Plans call for the convoy to depart the business park at 1:30 p.m., travel to Ephrata, Pa., and return.