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Love’s raising money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

More than 430 Love’s locations will sell balloons for $1, $5 or $20 and hold events to raise money for sick and injured children in their communities. Stores will also hold events such as bake sales, cookouts, golf tournaments, 5K runs and more.

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Amid driver shootings, SBTC group promotes Sept. 5 as ‘Day without a trucker’

The group's head, James Lamb, notes 400 or more truckers have committed to participating in a D.C. parade, and others plan to shut down in solidarity. Lamb himself remains under an FTC suit against two businesses for deceptive marketing practices, to which he's countersued.

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S.C. World’s Largest Truck Convoy set for Sept. 30

The South Carolina edition of the series of "World's Largest Truck Convoys" benefiting Special Olympics is set for September 30, organizers say, anchored at the SC Farmer's Market in West Columbia.

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TA, St. Christopher Fund partner for fundraising campaign

TravelCenters of America and the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund are partnering for their annual month-long Band Together fundraising campaign for the fund in August. The fund supports truckers who face financial hardships due to medical problems.

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4 State Trucks taking donations this month for St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund

The aftermarket truck parts store will give both online and in-store customers the option to add a donation to their order, which 4 State Trucks will match dollar for dollar.

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Truckers Against Trafficking receives $89,000 for auctioned Kenworth T680

The auction held by Ritchie Bros. in Phoenix, Ariz., resulted in the largest one-time donation in the history of Truckers Against Trafficking, a nonprofit that aims to stop human trafficking by educating truck drivers and truck stop employees on how to watch for signs of trafficking.

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Wabash National awards $75,000 in college scholarships

Ten students from the group of Wabash employee children received $5,000 each, and 10 students from the group of children of Wabash suppliers received $2,500 each.

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Custom Kenworth T680 to be auctioned this week to benefit Truckers Against Trafficking

The custom truck is equipped with a 485-horsepower Paccar MX-13, an Eaton-Fuller Advantage 10-speed automatic and a 76-inch sleeper.

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One20: Nearly 60 percent of users still haven’t switched to e-logs

One20’s Vice President of Marketing Amanda Ford says 57 percent of drivers surveyed don’t use electronic logging devices, and that number jumps to 60 percent with drivers over the age of 45.

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595-truck convoy turns out for annual Mother’s Day show benefiting Make-A-Wish

The day was expected to raise some $450,000 with the truckers themselves accounting for about $300,000 of that amount, according to Ben Lee, regional director for Make-A-Wish of Philadelphia, Northern Delaware and Susquehanna Valley.

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