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 truck drivers through the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) with a portion of the proceeds from sales of specially designed Blue Tiger Elite headsets.
A check in the amount of $105,000 will be presented to SCF on Thursday, August 25 at 12:45 p.m. during a special press conference at the Great American Trucking Show (GATS) in Dallas, TX. The check presented to SCF was made possible by Blue Tiger who designated $10 for each headset sold by TravelCenters locations.
"We are so excited about the Blue Tiger Elite headset program with TravelCenters and Blue Tiger USA. Professional drivers know SCF's primary mission is supporting them through difficult medical issues and this campaign helps us do just that. We are proud of this partnership and this amazing product and thank TravelCenters and Blue Tiger USA for your support!" Shannon Currier, Director of Philanthropy and Development with SCF.
"We, along with Blue Tiger USA, are thrilled to be able to continue to support SCF," said Tom O’Brien President and CEO of TravelCenters. "Drivers know how important SCF is to them and their families and we are honored to be associated with both SCF and Blue Tiger."
“Professional drivers directly support the United States economy and it’s really amazing what the St. Christopher Truckers Development and Relief Fund (SCF) has done to support them. TravelCenters of America stepped in to help support this organization without any hesitation. We could not be more proud to partner with TA and Petro Stopping Centers to give back to some of the hardworking people who keep America running,” said Fieras Saah, President of Blue Tiger.
Since 2010, TA’s "Band Together for SCF" annual campaigns and other fundraisers have generated more than $1.7 million in donations to help with financial support when drivers are off the road due to medical issues.
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.
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 of financial assistance. For more information, please visit www.truckersfund.org or call (865) 202-9428.
About Blue Tiger USA
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. For more information, please visit www.bluetigerusa.com.