Truckers for Tots Campaign to support Truckers for Tots
For the City Times
WAUSAU – For 11 years, Mid-State Truck Service, and their transportation industry partners in Central and Western Wisconsin, have spread holiday cheer through their annual Truckers for Tots Campaign, which directly supports local Toys for Tots programs.
This year, Mid-State Truck Service will partner with Furniture & ApplianceMart, Roehl Transport, Fahrner Asphalt Sealers, as well as other transportation industry supporters and toy retailer Fleet Farm; collaboratively, the group will donate $33,300 worth of new toys.
This year’s campaign efforts will include several shopping events where volunteers fill shopping carts with toys to purchase, using the monetary donations. These toys are then taken to the local Toys for Tots Toy distribution centers, where they are sorted and prepped for gifting at Christmas. The children who receive these toy donations typically do not know or understand the magnitude of financial stress that their families may be going through during this time of year; these gifts are designed to help elevate some of that stress.
Upcoming central Wisconsin shopping events will take place Dec. 10, at 5:30 p.m., at Fleet Farm in Marshfield and Dec. 11, at 6 p.m., at Fleet Farm of Stevens Point.