Nominations Open Early for the 13th Annual Truckers Christmas Group Holiday Fundraising Campaign Founded in 2008, the nonprofit has helped more than 180 families with more than $100,000 raised September 10th, 2020, Park City, Kan. – The Truckers Christmas Group (TCGO),
The full interview starts at the 15:15 mark of the recording
Listen in as Stan Campbell interviews Mark Arbaham about our group. Interview starts at the 30 minute mark. https://player.fm/series/trucker-radio-news-talk/trucker-radio-news-talk-nov-11
Mark Reddig chats with Greg Manchester on the December 21st 2015 LandlineNow show on SiriusXm radio. Have a listen.
Once again our great friends at RedEyeRadio were kind enough to feature us on there show. If you missed it and would like to listen in here is a link to the show. Listen to the interview here
read the story here on trucknews.com WICHITA, Kan. – After a hiatus last year, the Truckers Christmas Group is back for its seventh season, raising money to help trucking families in need in Canada and the U.S. – and they
Here is a link to Greg being interviewed on RedEye Radio a few Christmas’s ago. He is chatting with host Eric Harley. RedEye Radio has been one of our great supporters over the years.
ORANGEVILLE, Ont. – John Van Lubeek is fighting a monster of a disease – and he’s winning. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig Disease, is a progressively degenerative disorder that affects control of voluntary movements. It disables the neurons relaying signals from the brain to the muscles, and strikes six out of 100,000 people. “How come my luck doesn’t work like that in a lottery?” quips the 51-year-old driver on the phone from his home in Orangeville, Ont.
Two, four and nine. Those are the ages of three kids in one of the trucking families who would have had little under the tree if not for a surprise gift of $700. The cash came from an unlikely benefactor.
Calling themselves the “Christmas group,” a small troop of volunteer truckers raise money for other truckers in need.
The Trucker Charity Christmas Group met via conference call Thursday night, after weeks of working out the details of the 2012 fundraising. More than $9,500 was distributed to 19 selected families just in time for Christmas.
First of all I would like to thank Harry Rudolfs for allowing me the space here in his blog to write about a cause that is near and dear to my heart. So please bear with me as I am a fellow trucker, not a writer and this will be my first blogging experience.
My name is Greg Manchester and I have been a company driver for Purolator Inc. for the last 28 years and I am a co-worker of Harry’s. I navigate the Toronto-Montreal corridor every night with a set of B-Trains.
Everyone admits the North Pole has the ultimate JIT logistics operation – one rig, one driver, one night to deliver all those loads. Second behind the North Pole, with no logistics department at all, is a not-for-profit outfit of professional truck drivers called Trucker Charity’s Christmas Group.