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NATSO Foundation Helps Fight Human Trafficking in Wyoming

June 29, 2017

NATSO Foundation Helps Fight Human Trafficking in Wyoming

The NATSO Foundation joined the Wyoming Attorney General, the Wyoming Trucking Association and Truckers Against Trafficking June 27 in hosting a coalition meeting in Casper, Wyo., aimed at coordinating ways to fight human trafficking within the state.

The Willkomm Companies Holds a Fundraiser for the Homeless

May 1, 2017

The Willkomm Companies Holds a Fundraiser for the Homeless

For the last seven years, employees and customers at the Willkomm Companies’ five locations have joined together to raise funds to support two local homeless shelters—HALO of Racine and Shalom Center of Kenosha.

How Truckstops Help Drivers in Distress

April 30, 2017

How Truckstops Help Drivers in Distress

The NATSO Foundation recently launched its third online course in the “How Truckstops Help People” educational series titled “How Truckstops Help Drivers in Distress.”

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.

The Season of Giving

November 1, 2016

The Season of Giving

As we enter the Christmas season, I think we’re all filled with a spirit of giving. I know there are so many ways in which each of us, both personally and through our businesses, support those around us. Whether it is offering additional support to one of our employees who need it or giving to one of the many different national, regional or local philanthropic organizations, there are a number of ways to show we care.

How Truckstops Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

August 31, 2016

How Truckstops Can Help Fight Human Trafficking

Often described as modern-day slavery, human trafficking has been reported across all modes of transportation and in many legitimate businesses that unknowingly are used for this illicit activity.

NATSO Foundation Kicks Off “How Truckstops Help People” Pledge Drive

February 22, 2016

NATSO Foundation Kicks Off “How Truckstops Help People” Pledge Drive

The NATSO Foundation Feb. 22 kicked-off an industrywide pledge campaign aimed at solidifying the truckstop and travel plaza community’s response to requests for help from people in various life-threatening scenarios. The campaign urges truckstops and travel plazas to commit to training their employees using the NATSO Foundation’s new online training courses in the “How Truckstops Help People” series. The “How Truckstops

Donate Today to the NATSO Foundation’s Online Education

December 17, 2015

Donate Today to the NATSO Foundation’s Online Education

In an effort to provide educational resources for America’s truckstop and travel plazas, the NATSO Foundation is building a series of online training courses centered on “How Truckstops Help People.