Truck fleets and other trucking companies have been donating trucks, time, and fundraising to help others in need this holiday season. Some of their charitable actions include collecting toys for Toys for Tots and collecting food for food banks, among other good deeds.
Check out what some trucking companies have been up to this holiday season:
- Bestpass, a toll management provider collected blankets, flashlights, sketch pads, color pencils, crayon’s, and stuffed animal for children at the Equinox Domestic Violence Shelter.
- CFI, a Joplin, Missouri-based fleet, donated 51 Christmas trees to local schools, senior citizens and Children’s Haven.
- Contracted Driver Services, out of Goodyear, Arizona, donated blankets to The Honey Foundation.
- Findlay, Ohio-based Garner Trucking donated two trucks to the 13th Annual Helping Hands Food Drive. The fleet helped haul over 94,700 pounds of food. The fleet also collected donations for the Coats for Christmas campaign and sponsored a veteran and his family for the holiday.
- Kenan Advantage Group helped support families impacted by domestic violence by participating in Project North Pole through the Domestic Violence Project, Inc.
- Load One, LLC, headquartered in Taylor, Missouri, donated jackets to students at a local elementary school. The company used its warehouse to sort the jackets and transported them from Chicago, Illinois.
- Lytx provided gifts for ten families and also served lunch at San Diego’s largest homeless services provider, Father Joe’s Village.
- The Minnesota Trucking Association raised $35,000 for its Trucks and Toy program and donated 3,000 toys to Minnesota charities. MTA also raised $11,000 for Stock the Shelves, which benefits Hunger Solutions Minnesota.
- A team of Omnitracs employees in Minnetonka, Minnesota donated 499 pounds of food through a food drive and made an additional monetary donation. Another Omnitracs team out of Oakville, Ontario donated 187 pounds of food to the Mississauga Food Bank and also raised $1,032.78.
- Prime, Inc. raised money for Toys for Tots through a dodgeball tournament.
- South Hampton, New Hampshire-based R&M Freight donated a trailer at the Newington Mall for the Marine Toys for Tots program. The trailer was filled with donations.
- Skyline Transportation, out of Knoxville, Tennessee, helped deliver food, hygiene, new clothing, and new toy to families in Appalachia as part of the Mission of Hope Christmas Campaign.
- Employees at Transland sponsored five families for Christmas. The company also transported toys and helped package food for distribution for Crosslines, which provides food and toys to in-need families.
- The Texas Trucking Association’s Emerging Leaders Council collected donations for Toys for Tots.
- Tri State Truck Center, Inc., out of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts, provided food for almost 13,000 residents through its Haulin’ 4 Hunger program.