Trucks for Change Network in the News

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’ [...]

T4C Event Highlights the Benefits of Corporate Charitable Giving

Executives from across the trucking industry and from many of Canada’s leading charity organizations were treated to a spirited panel discussion at Trucks For Change Network’s 3rd annual Partner Luncheon on November 19 in Oakville Ontario. The discussion topic was entitled “Building Win-Win Giving Partnerships”, and focused on how companies can [...]

T4C Launches “CLEAN HOUSE FOR A CAUSE” Campaign For Trucking Industry

Like any busy organization in our industry, there’s a good chance your dock, office, shop or yard contains usable articles you just haven’t gotten around to moving out. Things like surplus office furniture, unclaimed freight, shop equipment, or even surplus vehicles, trailers, or containers. The holiday season is a great time to clean house, head into [...]

Trucks For Change Network and Truck World 2014 Team Up to Fight Hunger

At Truck World 2014 in Toronto on April 10, 11, and 12 in Toronto, Trucks For Change Network joined hands with many of its member carriers and industry partners to fight hunger by supporting Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank. Through our raffle and our "Loonies For Leads" fundraiser,  cash donations to Daily Bread totalled $2,500.00!  In addition, many [...]
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