Truckers help kids in need at Mother’s Day convoy

One of the trucks at last year’s make-A-Wish Convoy in Lancaster, PennsylvaniaOne of the trucks at last year’s make-A-Wish Convoy in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

There still is time to register for the 28th annual Make-A-Wish convoy to be held Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Last year’s event attracted 590 trucks, setting a new Guinness World Record and raising more than $300,000.

The day benefits Make-A-Wish serving Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley. The event is sponsored by the RoadPro Family of Brands, which is located in nearby Palmyra.

“For RoadPro, the Mother’s Day Make-a-Wish Trucking Convoy is the trifecta,” said Chuck White, RoadPro’s vice president for brands and marketing. “RoadPro Family of Brands is dedicated to bringing the comforts of home to the road for professional drivers, helping children and families in need speaks to our stewardship heart commitment and it all occurs in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania right in our backyard.”

Drivers need to raise at least $100 in pledges to enter their trucks. They can register online.

The convoy gathers at Burle Industries, 1000 New Holland Avenue (Rt.23) in Lancaster.

The schedule for the convoy includes convoy driver registration begins at 6 a.m. and ends at noon; the convoy departs at 1:30 p.m.