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TravelCenters, Blue Tiger USA Assist St. Christopher Truckers Fund

May 10, 2016 By: Trucking News Staff Tags: Fleet Management, Image, News
TravelCenters, Blue Tiger USA Assist St. Christopher Truckers Fund

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Centers, has partnered with Blue Tiger USA to benefit professional drivers through the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) with donations from sales of specially designed Blue Tiger Elite headsets.

From now through Dec. 31, $10 from the sale of each Elite headset, designed in the signature SCF color blue and sold exclusively at participating TA and Petro Stopping Centers Travel Stores will be donated to SCF.

TravelCenters, a long-time supporter of SCF will donate $5 from the sale of each headset to the charity, and Blue Tiger USA will contribute an additional $5. Combined donations from the Blue Tiger Elite Blue headset campaign are expected to be in excess of $40,000 through the end of the year.

Rodney Bresnahan, senior vice president of stores at TravelCenters, said, “We know that every dollar donated goes toward helping a driver and their family in need and we are always honored and happy to continue to support an organization where wishes are granted every day.”

Since 2010, the “Band Together for SCF” annual campaigns and other fundraisers have generated more than $1.7 million in donations to help professional drivers and their families with financial support when drivers are off the road due to medical issues.

Donna Kennedy, executive director of SCF, shared, “I am thrilled about this campaign from TravelCenters and Blue Tiger. It’s amazing the initiative both companies took to develop the Elite Blue headset and entire campaign to benefit our organization and professional drivers. Drivers are going to love purchasing this as a way to help their fellow drivers.”

The Blue Tiger Blue Elite headset retails for $139.99, but will be offered at a promotional price of $119.99 through June 30, 2016. The headset provides drivers with 34 hours of talk time and 600 hours standby. The multimedia works with music and GPS. The VOXPRO chip also provides drivers with advanced noise cancellation.