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Trucks for Change Network in the News

2nd Annual “Charity Food Sort Challenge” a Win for our Communities!

food sort challenge by trucks for change
On November 16th, Trucks For Change held our second annual Food Sort Challenge in support of Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank.   Teams from eight carriers and industry trades participated by donating their time, sweat equity, and monetary contributions to the cause, all while showcasing our industry’s commitment to our communities. The challenge… [...]

The APTA and Trailer Wizards Donate to Trucks For Change Network

(Dieppe, NB) – The Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association (APTA), in partnership with Trailer Wizards, recently made a generous contribution of $17,601.13 to the Trucks For Change Network (T4C), a national non-profit association of member trucking and logistics companies. T4C, whose motto is “Filling Trucks, Fulfilling Needs”, provides a unique [...]

T4C Bursary To Be Established In Memory of Ewing McMeekin

T4C Bursary To Be Established In Memory of Ewing McMeekin
On September 10, Trucks For Change Network and the entire trucking industry lost a great ambassador and a wonderful family man, Ewing McMeekin. Ewing introduced T4C to countless people across the trucking industry, and he and his family have thoughtfully listed our non-profit organization for donations in his memory. In honour and memory of Ewing, we have [...]

Support Kitchener-Waterloo Carriers In Their “Team-Build For Humanity”

On September 20, 21, and 22, Trucks For Change Network (T4C) member carriers in the Kitchener-Waterloo region will devote their skills and their time to making affordable housing in their community a reality. Teams of employees from Liberty Linehaul, MacKinnon Transport, Mill Creek Motor Freight, TransPro, Bison Transport, Erb Transport, Midland [...]

OTA Launces “Wear Plaid for Dad” Campaign to Fight Prostate Cancer

plaid for dad campaign to fight prostate cancer
The Ontario Trucking Association and Prostate Cancer Canada have once again joined forces to raise awareness and donations in the fight against prostate cancer. In front of two beautiful plaid-printed tractor-trailers at the Truck World show in Toronto, Rocco Rossi, CEO Prostate Cancer Canada, and dozens of trucking company operators kicked-off the [...]

Trailer Wizards Shifts Community Support to Overdrive

Food Sort Challenge Team
Within a trucking industry already well-known for giving back to its communities, Trailer Wizards is setting the bar even higher. The leader in the Canadian trailer rental and leasing business announced this week that it is expanding its partnership with trucking industry non-profit Trucks For Change Network (T4C), becoming T4C’s first ever [...]

First Ever “Charity Food Sort Challenge” is Hard Work But Tons of Fun!

On November 18th, T4C’s first ever Food Sort Challenge Trucks was held at Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank. Teams from seven different carriers and industry trades “competed” by each packing 3,000 pounds of donated food for the food bank as quickly and accurately as possible. Food donations were checked for expiry dates and sorted in appropriate [...]

T4C Launches “Roll Over Hunger” Campaign

Each year, 850,000 Canadians rely on food banks, 300,000 of them children. This November and December will offer the Canadian trucking industry yet another opportunity to show its commitment to its communities across the country in T4C’s first ever “Rolling Over Hunger” campaign. The campaign features food collection drives, transportation donations, [...]

The new EG Gray makes a fresh move for communities!

EG Gray owner Rob Tanguay (pink shirt) and EG Gray driver Jim Burgess (left) with Food Banks Canada volunteers prepare to deliver fresh food to communities across southern Ontario.
For Rob and Julie Tanguay, owners of Peterborough-based EG Gray Transportation, it was a no-brainer. When they heard that employees of PepsiCo had organized a food sorting event in conjunction with PepsiCo’s major food funding donation to Food Banks Canada, they wasted no time getting involved. So on September 22, a sparkling EG Gray tractor and 53’ [...]
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