Dedicated to Moving Memphis Forward
One of our favorite core values at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis is to giving back to our community. We believe it is necessary to utilize our professional services and expertise to serve those who are unable to move themselves due to financial, physical, and/or emotional disabilities. With our continued efforts in volunteerism and dedicated community service, we are happy to assist in the development of our local community and continue watching Memphis flourish beautifully.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Campaigns
Movers for Moms®
Mother's Day should always be a special holiday celebrated by each and every mother - regardless of her circumstances. Each spring, our franchise is proud to participate within one of our largest corporate campaigns, Movers for Moms® , reconfirming our core principles of volunteerism and giving back to the community. In an effort to promote this vision, we at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis partner with local businesses to collect essential care items for women and children who are victims of domestic assault and homelessness. The items collected will be delivered to our two partnering foundations, Fayette Cares and YWCA of Greater Memphis ,on/before Mother's Day. In 2018, the entire TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® system collected over 365,000 donation items for moms in need across the country; and since the beginning of the Mover For Moms® program, we have collected over 1,000,000 items!
UNITED WAY OF THE MIDSOUTH | SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE
A charitable contribution that we have had the opportunity to be apart of is the " Fox 13 School Supply Drive", benefiting United Way of the Midsouth . United Way of the Midsouth's mission is to improve the quality of life for Mid-southerners by mobilizing and aligning community resources to address priority issues. Education is vital, and the teachers and students within the Memphis area benefit greatly from this annual School Supply Drive and the various items donated by members of the community.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has honor of loading and transporting all of the donated school supplies and delivering the items to students within the local Memphis community. In addition to providing labor and transportation, we will donate boxes for school supply storage. This year, we will donate approximately $2,000.000 in moving services, labor, and packing supplies.
AMERICAN RED CROSS MID-SOUTH
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis has been working with the American Red Cross Mid-South to help serve our community during times of crisis and hardship. We appreciate the opportunity to lend a helping hand in setting up and tearing down shelters that house people in the local Memphis community who have been effected by natural disaster or any emergency needs to be met. We look forward to being there with our first responders when duty calls!
COOPER YOUNG FESTIVAL FRIDAY 4 Miler
The Cooper-Young Festival, hosted by the Cooper-Young Business Association (CYBA), is Memphis' most anticipated outdoor celebration and is presently held within Memphis' largest historic district. In its 31st year, over 130,000 guests will enjoy an appealing mix of arts, music, and various crafts presented by over 435 artisans from around the country.
This year, the festivities will kickoff with the Cooper Young Festival Friday 4miler , a 4miler race, and various other celebrations throughout the duration of the weekend. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis will participate as an official sponsor of the race and will be assisting with operations and logistics needs prior to the race, including transporting food, supplies, and needed items to and from the racing site for the participants and coordinators.
ELVIS PRESLEY 5K RUN
Each August, Elvis fans from around the world travel to Graceland for Elvis Week, a celebration of the timeless music, movies, and legacy of Elvis Presley. This year, the festivities will be celebrating the 36th Annual Elvis Presley 5K with a 5k run, and post-race party through the Graceland area benefiting Livitup, Inc. . The Misson of LivItUp, Inc. is to affect positively the quality of life for persons with cerebral palsy, and also others with severe disabilities and multiple service needs, and the families of both; to prevent cerebral palsy and minimize its effects; and to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with cerebral palsy or other disabilities. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis will be assisting with operations and logistics needs prior to the race, including transporting food, supplies, and needed items to and from the racing site for the participants and coordinators.
GIFTS OF LOVE
We are pleased to announce that we will be assisting A-One Staffing, LLC. with their 2018 Gifts of Love program. A-One Staffing specializes in providing our clients with temporary, temp-to-hire, and direct-hire employees in various fields such as information technology, clerical, administrative, and industrial positions. Every year, their nonprofit organization, Gifts of Love Inc., focuses their efforts on collecting food, clothing, and toys benefiting families and less-fortunate individuals within our Memphis community in time for the holidays. The program provides various supplies to local families throughout the year, including backpacks filled with supplies to children in August, Thanksgiving dinner to the needy in November, and an Annual Christmas Food Drive. In 2017, over 675 boxes and 550 bags were distributed.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis has the honor of loading and transporting all of the donated gifts and delivering the items to local families within the local Memphis community. Additionally, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis donated 74 collection boxes for local business partners to collect/store their holiday donation gifts.
MEMPHIS IN MAY | WCBCC
The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest is a major component of the 'Memphis In May' International Festival, an annual month-long festival which honoring a specific foreign country every year and features many different events, music, and food. The World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest has become one of America's most prestigious barbecue competition and is celebrating its 41st year in 2018. This year, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Memphis provided 10 portable storage containers to the Memphis In May team and its contestants to store needed items and supplies while preparing for the festivities.