Posted by Eldon McFarling on Friday, December 23, 2011,
The 2011 fundraiser for needy trucking families wrapped up
on Tuesday 12-20-2011. This group of truckers from all over the US and Canada
and several special guests made calls to the 10 families chosen to receive
funds this year. Each family received a gift of $700 cash for Christmas needs,
gifts, food, medication, rent, repairs, truck payment, etc.
Here is a recap of the 2011 Christmas group fund drive:
·23 nominations were received for needy trucking
Posted by Eldon McFarling on Thursday, December 22, 2011,
Micheal Whitney Family Lakeland, Florida
Micheal has been a truck driver since 1994. The
company he worked for recently was cheating him on pay, and he even went a
month without any paycheck! Having a hard time finding a good company, and as
past due bills were piling up, he accepted a driving job with a small company
that promised a badly needed sign on bonus, and weekly home time.
Micheal began teaming with the person that
made the offer with the understanding he would get his own t...
Posted by Truckers Helping on Saturday, December 17, 2011,
He was the second winner of a set of our Internal Centering Sleeves (Solution B) we donated towww.truckercharity.org. This is a great organization that has helped out many truckers and their families in need over the years. For more infomation visit their website listed above. For information on the TRU-BALANCE product line go towww.tru-bal.com. Pictured : Solution B centering the brake drum. Continue reading ...
The situations that we're dealing with this week with drivers needing help are really getting crazy. I'm sitting there listening to their stories and my mouth is literally hanging jaw dropped. We've been contacted by Landline and they gave us the number of one driver that's caught up in this. He's driving a truck totally illegal, we advised him to find a truck dealership, take pictures of the entire truck and we'll get him home and out of that situation.
http://www.landlinemag.com/todays_... Continue reading ...
Posted by K Mullins Secretary on Thursday, December 15, 2011,
Sometimes I really don't know how we do it, someone's watching over us. We're still plugging along helping truck drivers when they find themselves in bad situations and need a leg up.
6 drivers stranded today, working on the last 2 right now. 50% of them were from CRST. Seems their recruiters are bringing in drivers without checking them out fully that they meet their requirements. Driver had a felony almost 10 years ago, no jail time, told the recruiter but the recruiter claims he didn't tel... Continue reading ...
Posted by Truckers Helping on Monday, December 5, 2011,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Of interest to those in the trucking community and news organizations that cover the trucking industry.
Trucker Charity Christmas Group Fundraiser:
The Trucker Charity Christmas Group has been successful in its effort by providing 49 families over $30,000 in their 3 year run. They have spawned a full-time organization dedicated to helping truckers in need. OOIDA Life Member Lance Wood of Summerfield, IL, is a member of the Christmas group. He now heads Trucker Charity, Inc...