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    Vehicle graphics pulling for a cause

    July 3, 2019 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, Ont. — Any driver can become attached to a truck, but there’s something special about driving equipment that promotes a charity. A growing number of fleets use vehicle graphics to help pull for a cause.

  • Trucks for Change delivers for charity

    October 12, 2018 9:50AM by John G Smith

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Trucks for Change Network, an organization that connects charities to those who can haul their freight, has just transported its 20 millionth pound of donated food — and that’s just a sample of what has been accomplished

  • Charity BBQ raises a record $28,000 in two hours

    May 25, 2018 4:33PM by Truck News

    WINNIPEG, MB – Friends, family, customers, and employees of Maxim Truck & Trailer raised $28,000 for charity in just two hours at their annual barbeque. The record amount from this year’s event is going to the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation through

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    Trailers show Total support for Wounded Warriors Canada

    April 6, 2018 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WHITBY, Ont. – A pair of trailers hauled by Total Transportation will soon be showing support for Wounded Warriors Canada, and sharing the all-important message of #InThisTogether.

    Representatives of the charity — which supports ill and injured members of the Canadian Armed Forces, veterans, and first responders — gathered on Friday with members of those very groups to watch the first of the trailers roll through the bay doors at Sign Design.

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    Maxim raises $27K for Christmas Cheer

    December 8, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WINNIPEG, MB – Maxim Truck and Trailer’s 25th annual charity pancake breakfast was held December 7, raising more than $27,000 for the Christmas Cheer Board of Winnipeg.

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    Trucks for Change will do you good

    November 19, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, ON — My short-lived career as a competitive picker and packer could be in jeopardy.

    Newcom Business Media, the publisher of Today’s Trucking, was the defending champion in the second-annual Trucks for Change food sorting challenge at Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank on November 16. Eight 10-member teams committed an hour to tear into pallets of donated food, check expiry dates, and load boxes for shipping. (What charitable work could be closer to the trucking industry than that?) And while new to the team, I’ve helped out at food banks before. In the lexicon of athletes everywhere, I was a ringer. The trash talk flowed with ease because, well, charity and all that.

  • News Uncategorized

    Trucks for Change will do you good

    November 19, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, ON — My short-lived career as a competitive picker and packer could be in jeopardy.

    Newcom Business Media, the publisher of Today’s Trucking, was the defending champion in the second-annual Trucks for Change food sorting challenge at Toronto’s Daily Bread Food Bank on November 16. Eight 10-member teams committed an hour to tear into pallets of donated food, check expiry dates, and load boxes for shipping. (What charitable work could be closer to the trucking industry than that?) And while new to the team, I’ve helped out at food banks before. In the lexicon of athletes everywhere, I was a ringer. The trash talk flowed with ease because, well, charity and all that.

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    Trucker Buddy names officers, directors

    September 21, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TUSCALOOSA, AL – Linda Coffee has been named president of Trucker Buddy International, to replace the retiring KC Brau, while three new members have also been added to the association’s board of directors.

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    Canada Cartage delivering water to homeless

    June 24, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    TORONTO, ON – Canada Cartage employees are joining together to deliver four trailers loaded with Nestle Waters Canada to the Bargains Group in Toronto, supporting the 17th annual Project Water. Beginning Wednesday, they will supply more than 150 social service agencies, outreach providers and homeless shelters with 300,000 water bottles and 3,000 summer survival kits to help the homeless during the extreme heat of summer.

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    Albrechtsen named to Order of Manitoba

    June 6, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WINNIPEG, MB – Paul Albrechtsen, the founder of Paul’s Hauling, will receive the Order of Manitoba — considered to be the province’s highest honor.

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    Maxim barbecue raises $23,000 for cancer charity

    May 30, 2016 12:00AM by John G Smith

    WINNIPEG, MB – Maxim Truck and Trailer raised $23,000 for the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation’s Challenge for Life campaign, through a May 26 barbecue that attracted about 600 people.

  • Trucks for Change at Truck World 2012

    October 29, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff
  • EG Gray Transportation Moves on Hunger

    September 30, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    PETERBOROUGH, ON — For Rob and Julie Tanguay, owners of EG Gray Transportation, it was a no- brainer. When they heard that employees of PepsiCo had organized a food sorting event in conjunction with the company’s major food funding donation to Food Banks Canada, they wasted no time getting involved.

  • Trailer Wizards Joins Hunger Awareness Week Campaign

    September 21, 2015 12:00AM by Today's Trucking Staff

    MISSISSAUGA, ON — Trailer Wizards Ltd. is sponsoring Food Banks Canada’s 2015 Hunger Awareness Week for the third consecutive year. During this campaign, ‘Let’s Bring Some Focus To Hunger”, the trailer dealer and its employees will be spreading awareness of the issue of hunger across the country and the need for donations to food banks as well as supporting national programs now through Sept. 25.

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    Kathy Conquers ‘Rope for Hope Challenge’

    June 25, 2015 2:29PM by Brad Ling

    Truck News’ associate publisher Kathy Penner rappelled 30 storeys from Toronto’s City Hall for Make-A-Wish’s Rope for Hope charity event.