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TA celebrates 50 years with $50,000 of giving

July 20, 2022
The truck stop chain will give 10 charities $5,000 each, and they were chosen by employees.

TravelCenters of America is celebrating its 50th anniversary by giving $50,000 to charities selected by employees, according to a TA press release. TA workers nationwide submitted their favorite charities for consideration. A committee of 15 of TA's most tenured employees (each with over 42 years with the company) selected 10 organizations to receive $5,000 each. The recipients are:

See also: TravelCenters of America starts fundraiser for truckers

“We are grateful to the TravelCenters of America team for their donation to support Veteran programming at the NVMM,” said retired U.S. Army Col. William Butler, chief of staff at the National Veterans Memorial and Museum. “TA’s commitment to veterans will directly support our resilience and wellness programming, which studies have shown can reduce veterans’ PTSD symptoms.”

In addition to the $50,000 in contributions, TA is fostering a culture of giving back during its golden anniversary. Employees are encouraged to complete 50 hours of community service throughout the year.

“Our 50th anniversary is an incredible milestone, and I can think of no better way to celebrate than by continuing TA’s rich history of giving back,” said Jon Pertchik, TA's CEO. “For 50 years, we have built our loyal customer base because of the dedication of our passionate team members, and we are excited that dozens of them who have worked at the company from the beginning led us on this initiative.”        

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