WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), operator of the TA® and
Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands, announces their annual
campaign donation to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief
Fund (SCF). As a result of customer and employee donations received
during its annual ‘Band Together for SCF' campaign, TravelCenters
presented a check for $278,095 to the SCF.
By rallying customers and employees around the single cause of helping
professional drivers who are suffering financial hardship due to medical
problems, TravelCenters has worked to help raise more than $2
million since 2010 for the fund.
The ‘Band Together for SCF' campaign, which ran during August at 238 TA
and Petro Stopping Centers locations nationwide, invited customers and
employees to make $1 and $5 donations. One hundred percent of all
donations have gone to the SCF.
"We always look forward to our SCF Band Together campaign, knowing that
our yearly contribution goes to helping so many drivers in need. I want
to personally thank each and every customer and employee that generously
contributed this year," shared Tom O'Brien, President and CEO of
TravelCenters. "We, along with so many professional drivers and their
families, are grateful for the SCF. Because of what they do, drivers are
able to focus on getting healthy, feeling better and living longer," he
"Once again, TravelCenters of America, their employees and their
customers have come through for professional drivers," said Dr. Donna
Kennedy, Executive Director of the SCF. "We feel blessed to be in a
position to receive such generous donations; they will go a long way in
helping drivers in need. Thanks to this support, more than 1,600 drivers
have been assisted," she continued.
About TravelCenters of America LLC
of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio,
conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA® and
Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart®
convenience store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and
Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.ta-petro.com.
For more information on Minit Mart, please visit www.minitmart.com.
The St. Christopher Truckers
Development and Relief Fund (SCF) is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit
organization that provides financial assistance to professional truck
drivers who have medical problems and are in need of financial
assistance. For more information, please visit www.truckersfund.org or
call (865) 202-9428.
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Source: TravelCenters - General
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