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Seven Ways to Support the Homeless in Your Community

November 1, 2016

Seven Ways to Support the Homeless in Your Community

Nearly 1 million people experience homelessness on any given night in the United States. As businesses that cater to the traveling public and support local communities, truckstops and travel plazas are in a unique position to help those who may be experiencing homelessness.

Where: Fuel King Napoleon Travel Center - Great Idea: Clothing Donation Dropoff

May 1, 2016

Where: Fuel King Napoleon Travel Center - Great Idea: Clothing Donation Dropoff

At their location in Napoleon, Ohio, owners Jack and Paul Grewal had heard from drivers looking to donate jackets at the end of the season so they could avoid hauling them around for an entire year. The drivers didn’t want to simply throw away the jackets, and the Grewals wanted to help facilitate drivers’ generosity.

The NATSO Foundation Launches Online Training: How Truckstops Help People

May 1, 2016

The NATSO Foundation Launches Online Training: How Truckstops Help People

The NATSO Foundation launched a new online learning initiative designed to strengthen the nation’s truckstop and travel plaza industry by delivering comprehensive educational and safety training materials to truckstop owners, operators and employees.