Benevolence

“I do not believe one can settle how much we ought to give. I am afraid the only safe rule is to give more than we can spare.”  –  C.S. Lewis

The Illinois Truck Enforcement Association is taking a pro-active role to market and publicize charity and benevolent fundraising events sponsored by member employers, co-workers, or associations.  The economic climate of our nation has brought on a spirit of fraternal and cooperative sharing to address the financial needs of those less fortunate.  Traditional fundraising events usually do not have the resources to launch cost-effective internet advertising without taking from the funds meant to help the ones in need.  Please browse through the fundraising events listed below and see if you can help somewhere.  If you are interested in having your event promoted on the ITEA website, please read our policy statement and contact us by clicking HERE.

The Illinois Truck Enforcement Association is proud to fully endorse and support the following two organizations:

Truckers Against Trafficking
The goal of Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is to educate, equip, empower and mobilize members of the trucking and travel plaza industry to combat domestic sex trafficking by helping us put our wallet cards in the hands of every trucker in America; have our trucking-industry-specific training DVD made part of orientation for all truck stop and travel plaza employees, all students of private and public trucking driving schools, all truck drivers employed via major carriers or owner/operators; and have TAT posters posted in all truck stops, rest areas and truck carrier break rooms across the United States. And then, once equipped with both awareness of the problem and education, when human trafficking is suspected, please call the national hotline number of 1-888-373-7888.

Links :  TAT Website  |  TAT Blog  |  Email

Truck Convoy 2010 logoSpecial Olympics World’s Largest Truck Convoy  |  27 August  2016
On August 27th, 2016 law enforcement will be escorting participating trucks on truck convoy starting in Hoffman Estates, IL.  The Special Olympics Law Enforcement Torch Run will be promoting this event to benefit those who have special needs.  If you are a trucking company, please consider entering one of your commercial vehicles in this convoy. If you are trucking company with a lowboy, flatbed or rollback tow, please consider partnering with a local law enforcement agency in the #squadhaul competition! All participants in #squadhaul are eligible to win a $1000 prize courtesy of Oxcart Permit Systems!
Links:  Worlds Largest Truck Convoy Webpage

Other Events
Algonquin Police Benevolent Association Golf Outing  |  08 July 2016  |  Download Flyer
Coppers and Toppers 15th Annual Golf Outing  |  09 September 2016  |  Download Flyer

 

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