WESTLAKE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--TravelCenters of America LLC, (TravelCenters), operator of TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® branded travel 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. Beginning today, through December 31, 2016, $10 from the sale of each Elite headset, designed in the signature SCF color blue, 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.
“We are excited and pleased to partner with Blue Tiger USA for this wonderful cause,” said Rodney Bresnahan, Senior Vice President of Stores at TravelCenters. “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.
“We are honored to be a part of this fundraising campaign with TA and Petro. This is a great opportunity for our company to give back to the trucking community,” said Fieras Saah, President of Blue Tiger.
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 today 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.
Founded on November 16, 2009, Blue Tiger USA is a consumer electronics manufacturer specializing in premium Bluetooth® headsets, Bluetooth wireless speakers, and dash cameras. They have been voted Truck Driver’s Favorite Bluetooth Headset.
About TravelCenters of America LLC
TravelCenters of America LLC (TravelCenters), headquartered in Westlake, Ohio, conducts business in 43 states and Canada, principally under the TA® and Petro Stopping Centers® travel center brands and the Minit Mart® convenience store brand. For more information on TravelCenters, TA, and Petro Stopping Centers, please visit www.ta-petro.com. For more information on Minit Mart, please visit www.minitmart.com.
About St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund
The St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit organization that provides financial assistance to professional truck drivers who have medical problems and are in need. For more information, please visit www.truckersfund.org or call (865) 202-9428.