Charity raises more than $20,000 for truckers in need
September 3, 2019
•Land Line Staff
The St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund, a nonprofit organization aimed at helping truckers and their families when an illness or injury strikes, raised more than $20,000 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas this past month.
According to a news release from the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund, the organization generated $21,218 at the truck show.
“With the generosity of this year’s attendees, I am delighted to announce we have surpassed last year’s donations,” Shannon Currier, the charity’s director of philanthropy and development, said in the news release.
St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund generated the money through silent and live auctions, a dunk tank, and general donations.
The charity started in 2007. According to the group’s website, it has helped 2,632 truck drivers and donated a total of $2,770,263.