The first highway hoping for a virtual concert raises $ 75,000 for drivers in need

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The St. Christopher Trackers Relief Fund has announced that the first “Highway to Hope” virtual charity concert has raised over $ 75,000.

The Highway to Hope Concert, held on May 16th, assisted professional international and regional drivers who are absent from work due to injury or illness. We raised funds through corporate sponsors and individual ticket sales.

“Thanks to everyone who made this first Highway to Hope event possible, and to everyone who participated in the live stream,” said Shannon Currier, Charity and Development Director of St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund. Stated in a statement. “Your support makes a difference in the lives of men and women we love, appreciate and depend on. Join us for the next event.”

The headliners for the concert are country music singer Wynonna Judd and her husband Cactus Moser, Big Noise Band, John Schneider, Billy Dean, Lindsey Roller and Heath Sanders. The event was hosted by Jimmy Mac, the host of RadioNemo.

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“I’m honored to be part of something bigger than me,” said Donna Horton, Senior Sponsor Relations Representative of Radio Nemo, in a statement. “This event was intended to bring hope to the truck industry. To remind drivers that they are grateful and valued.”

In its announcement, SCF announced that it has corporate sponsors from the truck industry. This includes the National Association of Light Truck Companies, a leading presentation sponsor, and Averitt Express, a freight and supply management company. Other sponsors include GlobalTranz, Progressive Commercial Insurance, Acuity Insurance, Red Kap, Brenny Transportation, Total Quality Logistics, CH Robinson, Cocoon MDR, TA Express Coffee Cup Travel Plazas, Volvo, Echo Global Logistics, Allen Lund, Shell Rotella, Includes Doggett Freightliner.

“Averit Express is honored to be part of an effort to help men and women provide such important services to our country,” said Danny Crew, Vice President of Corporate Transportation at Averit Express. Kus said in a statement. “Professional truck drivers are exactly the backbone of our entire supply chain in our economy. Averitt Express Associates are growing in an environment and culture that we have helped create and nurture together as Associates.”

SCF has also released an artist podcast series in connection with this event. The SCF Highway to Hope podcast was created by Greg Thompson of the Podwheels Network.

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