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Averitt Associates Combine To Give 5,000+ Hours Of Community Service

February 23, 2021

Averitt Express associates combined to give more than 5,000 hours of community service over the course of 2020 as part of its Team Up Community Challenge. Overall, they served 5,342 hours, with 76 facilities across Averitt’s system helping 118 organizations for efforts including clothing, food and toy drives, disaster relief, mask sewing and donations, litter cleanups and blood donations.

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Averitt Employees Match Largest-Ever Donation Of $1,000,001 To St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

February 2, 2021
 

Matching a record for its largest-ever contribution, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express once again raised $1,000,001 in 2020 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Averitt associates combine to give 6,000+ hours of community service

February 18, 2020

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Over the course of 2019, Averitt Express associates combined to give more than 6,000 hours of community service as part of its Team Up Community Challenge. Overall, they served 6,161 hours, with 94 facilities across Averitt’s system helping 210 organizations for efforts including clothing, food and toy drives, disaster relief, litter cleanups and blood donations.

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Averitt Express ASSOCIATES donate $550,001 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

March 8, 2018

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Setting a record for its largest-ever donation, associates of Averitt Express raised $550,001 in 2017 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Averitt Express employees donate $500,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

February 22, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Matching their largest-ever donation for the second-consecutive year, truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $500,000 in 2016 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

The donation was made possible by weekly contributions from Averitt employees as part of its charitable employee-giving program, Averitt Cares for Kids. More than 86 percent of Averitt employees are members of the program, giving $1 per week to help St. Jude and other charitable causes.

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Averitt Express associates team up to give more than 4,000 hours of community service

February 10, 2017

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. — Averitt Express associates recently teamed up to provide more than 4,000 hours of community service as part of its annual 40 for 40 Community Challenge.

During the event – which began five years ago to commemorate Averitt’s 40th anniversary – each facility across its network is encouraged to donate 40 hours of service to various charitable causes from October 1 through December 31. In 2016, Averitt associates set a company record by serving 4,002 hours, with 66 facilities giving to numerous efforts such as clothing, food and toy drives, blood donations and more.

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Averitt Contributes $10,000 To Red Cross For East Tennessee Relief Effort

December 5, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. – In response to the recent wildfires and tornadoes in East Tennessee, Averitt Express associates have contributed $10,000 to the American Red Cross to help the relief efforts in that area.

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Averitt Associates Contribute $25,000 To American Red Cross Flood Relief Efforts

August 30, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (August 30, 2016) — In the wake of recent flood disaster in Louisiana, the associates of Averitt Express recently made a $25,000 donation to the American Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund.

The Red Cross is currently using the funds to provide food and shelter to thousands who have been affected by the floods, many of whom have lost their homes and possessions due to the weather-related disasters.

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Averitt Express Employees Match Largest Contribution To St. Jude Children's Research Hospital With $500,000 Donation

March 31, 2016

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (March 31, 2016) — Truck drivers and other employees of Averitt Express raised $500,000 in 2015 that was recently donated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital during a formal event held at the hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

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