Tag: Truckers Fund
News roundup, Nov. 22: Load of beer marks Nikola’s first delivery; Navistar driver assist system windshield mounting OK’d
Navistar has been granted a waiver to allow its advanced driver-assistance systems to be mounted lower on the windshield than current regs allow. AMBEST nearly doubled its annual donation to the St. Christopher fund to more than $30K. Nikola’s hydrogen-electric truck made a delivery for Anheuser-Busch.
November 22, 2019
A truck with its own Facebook page: Mark and Holly O’Donnell’s “Family Tree”
A big winner among several at the first-ever American Pride Truck Charity benefit show for St. Christopher, held in truck parking at GATS, was “The Family Tree”, a mural-wrapped 2018 Peterbilt 579 owned and operated by the O’Donnells, of Tennessee. It’s intended “to celebrate the history and culture of trucking,” Holly says.
September 9, 2019
Exercised your fast-pitch technique lately?
Keep the Friday, 9 p.m., time in your mind if you want an opportunity to send small fleet owner and GATS parking community organizer Les Willis into the frigid waters of the dunk tank — in exchange for your donation to the St. Christopher fund. It’s part of this unique happening at GATS for attendees trucking in for the 2019 show.
August 20, 2019
‘Truckers Fund’ and country star team up on wellness promotion initiative
The multi-platinum selling artist Joe Nichols lost his truck-driving father at a young age from job-related health issues. Now, Nichols has inked a partnership to do “anything and everything I can to help St. Christopher and their cause.”
May 20, 2019
Blue Tiger donates $80K-plus to St. Christopher
This isn't the first time Blue Tiger donated to SCF and it probably won't be the last. Check out what Blue Tiger has done for the St. Christopher Truckers Fund.
October 8, 2018
Podcast: Cooking in-cab with Tom Kyrk, St. Christopher Fund update, more on the ‘big 10-4’ to D.C.
Listen to Overdrive Radio's podcast to hear from owner-operator Allen Kelly about "That's a Big 10-4 on D.C." event, Tom Kyrk, and Shannon Currier.
September 14, 2018
Can of beer with Heniff koozie brings $900 — and more from GATS auction benefiting St. Christopher
Concert and auction benefiting St. Christopher Truckers' Relief Fund held at GATS. Check out some of the winning bidders and their prizes on Overdrive.
August 27, 2018
Reinforcing the value of an old friend: The St. Christopher ‘Truckers’ Fund’
Two testimonials from truckers illustrate the role the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund has played over the years — and continues to play — for drivers hit with a storm of injury or illness that brings financial hardship.
June 28, 2018
‘That’s what family does’: Driver Ronald Miller on the way back to health
The story of trucker Ronald Miller, left with partial paralysis after complications from flu back in December — he’s soon to be recuperating at home thanks in part to a couple of trucking-specific organizations.
February 9, 2018
‘Rigs without cigs’ cessation campaign from the Truckers’ Fund
The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund has launched its Rigs Without Cigs campaign, now pre-registering drivers and others who wish to quit smoking for good.
August 1, 2017
First-ever Expediter of the Year award delivered at industry expo
Donating the $500 prize that came with the award to the St. Christopher Fund, Robert Burton, who hauls leased to V3 Transportation, embodied one of the giving quality his wife lauded him for in her nomination of him for the award.
July 17, 2017
Truckers Fund/Fastport retraining initiative
The SCF’s new partnership with Fastport offers referral opportunities to apprenticeship programs to be trained in other transportation jobs for SCT beneficiaries unable to return to driving.
March 28, 2017
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