September 3, 2021 2:30 PM, EDT

Love’s Travel Stops Donates $100,000 to St. Christopher Fund

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Love’s Travel Stops has donated another $100,000 to the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund, the company announced.

The nonprofit supports professional truck drivers and their families during difficult times. The relief fund helps with expenses including rent, mortgage, utilities, insurance and vehicle payments as well as providing health and wellness programs for drivers.

“Professional truck drivers keep America moving, and this is one way we’re thanking them for all they do for the country,’’ Jenny Love Meyer, executive vice president and chief culture officer of Love’s, said in a statement. “St. Christopher is a great organization that helps drivers every day, and we’re glad to continue to support the organization.”

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Love’s first donated to the group in April 2020. At the time the company gave $100,000 to help drivers during the coronavirus pandemic.

“The trucking industry is the backbone of our economy and professional drivers are the heart of the industry. We depend on those drivers every single day and they can depend on St. Christopher Truckers Fund every single day,” Shannon Currier, director of philanthropy and development for SCF, said in a statement.

Love’s is a family-owned company that operates a travel stop network with more than 560 locations in 41 states. The company was founded in 1964 and is headquartered in Oklahoma City. It has a close connection to the trucking industry. It provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase diesel, fresh coffee, food and more. Love’s also has more than 410 truck service centers.

“As president of SCF, as well as a customer of Love’s, we are proud to be in a partnership that serves and cares for the trucking industry,” Joyce Brenny, president of SCF and CEO of Brenny Specialized, said in a statement. “On behalf of the crew at Brenny and board of directors at SCF, a gracious thank you.”

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