If you’re a driver, you get paid by the mile or by the load, but not usually by the hour. Have you calculated your value in terms of time?
If you are a volunteer, your time is worth more than you think. Many of you offer your services, your passion, and your time to organizations with missions you support. Sometimes it takes a tragedy for someone to recognize a need to support a charity’s efforts.
If you or a family member suffer from a disease or handicap, you have probably given money to help address the affliction. If your goal is to support environmental efforts, you might assist groups that protect trees, parks, rainforests and other natural settings. Maybe you love animals and want to support groups that adopt or protect various species.
The trucking industry has charities that target professional drivers. TransAlive helps drivers who need a ride when they are physically unable to get home.
The St. Christopher Fund assists drivers and their families who experience hardships due to medical needs. Trucker Charity is another nonprofit that helps drivers in need due to an emergency. Transport for Christ and Truckstop Ministries both serve the spiritual needs of professional drivers. Continue reading
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