The Great American Trucking Show Partners with Charities to Improve Trucking
by Cole Lanier
June 5, 2017, 7:00pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Registration is now open for the Great American Trucking Show (GATS). This year, attendees can make a difference in the trucking industry by registering for GATS before Independence Day.
For every trucking professional* registration through July 4, GATS will donate $1 to one of three charities. GATS is proud to partner with Truckers Against Trafficking, TruckersFinalMile.Org and the St. Christopher Trucker’s Relief Fund to raise money through registrations. During the registration process, registrants can choose the charity to which they want GATS to donate.
“GATS is committed to improving trucking, and we’re excited to partner with these organizations that we believe are equally committed to the industry,” said Stacy McCants, vice president of events for Randall-Reilly. “Our goal with this campaign is to bring awareness to and support the wonderful and impactful work they do within the trucking industry.”
To register for GATS, visit www.TruckShow.com.
*A trucking professional is an owner-operator, company driver, fleet executive, trucking equipment dealer, trucking parts distributor, truck mechanic or truck driving student
GATS, Randall-Reilly’s award-winning trade show will be held at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas, August 24-26. With over 500,000 square feet of exhibitor space and a full calendar of events designed to improve the trucking industry, GATS is one of the foremost trucking conventions in the country. For more information or to register, visit www.TruckShow.com.
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ABOUT TRUCKERS AGAINST TRAFFICKING
Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is a 501(c)(3) that exists to educate, equip, empower and mobilize the trucking industry to combat human trafficking as part of their regular jobs. TAT seeks to saturate trucking and related industries with TAT materials, partner with law enforcement and government agencies to facilitate the investigation of human trafficking and marshal the resources of our partners to combat this crime.
TruckersFinalMile.org is a charity organization that will assist in the immediate travel, lodging and ground transportation needs of truck drivers and their immediate families, whether to the truck driver’s location or for the driver to travel home in such a case.
Additionally, in the event of loss of driver’s life, TruckersFinalMile.Org will pay the transportation of his/her remains home.
ABOUT THE ST. CHRISTOPHER TRUCKER’S RELIEF FUND
The St. Christopher Trucker’s Development and Relief Fund (SCF) is a 501(c)(3), truck driver charity that helps semi-truck drivers whose medical problems occurring within the last two years have led to financial hardship. The SCF is also working to provide programs that will benefit professional drivers and the trucking industry.
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