WALCOTT, Iowa – You could say that Eva Knelsen was tickled pink to attend the 40th annual Iowa 80 Truckers Jamboree.
TORONTO, Ont. — Any driver can become attached to a truck, but there’s something special about driving equipment that promotes a charity. A growing number of fleets use vehicle graphics to help pull for a cause.
WOODSTOCK, ONT. — The ninth running of the Trucking for a Cure convoy at locations in Prescott and Woodstock, Ont., added more than $114,500 to the Canadian Cancer Society’s war chest. The Convoy’s nine-year contribution to the battle against breast […]
MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Maxine Shantz says all it took was one year of volunteering with the Special Olympics Convoy and she was hooked.
The Home Hardware employee took on tasks with the GTA branch of the project six years ago and has been more involved every year since. Including spending a day in the charity’s Truck World booth recruiting drivers, selling raffle tickets to raise money for the cause, and raising awareness.
Shantz says the booth at the biennial convention brings good exposure to the cause, forming a sense of community for drivers around the event and shines a light on the good things drivers do in a climate where they are often portrayed in the media as the bad guys after incidents on the road.
WOODSTOCK, ON – Trucking for a Cure is organizing a special event that aims to bring together women in the industry for a photo with Pinky, the famous breast cancer awareness truck.
Today’s Trucking has compiled this cross-Canada guide to all the fundraising events that truckers line up to get into.