The Movers Who Give Back
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Campaigns
Movers for Moms®
Big Thank you to everyone who donated essential care items during our 2019 Movers for Moms® donation drive! Over 3000 items were donated this year, and we could not have done it without our fabulous collection partner sites! We appreciate your support in helping to make Mother's Day special for women and families at Transitions!
Every year, in honor of Mother's Day, all TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® locations across the nation partner with local businesses and organizations in a campaign called Movers for Moms® to collect essential care items for women in the community. In 2019, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Newport News is partnering with Transitions Family Violence Services, a nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating domestic violence in Hampton, Newport News, Popuoson, and York County. All donations of essential care items collected by TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Newport News will benefit Transitions Family Violence Services.
Most needed items on Transitions wish list include:
- Full-size Soaps & Body Wash
- Feminine Care Products
- Ethnic Hair Products
- New Bedding and Linens
- Unopened over-the-counter Medications
- New Twin & Full Sheet Sets
- Washcloths & Bath Towels
- Liquid Laundry Detergent
- Clothes Hangers
We thank these generous local partners for acting as collection sites for our 2019 Movers for Moms® program!
Act II Consignment Boutique LLC
Split Enz Salon
Clothes Mentor Newport News
Williamsburg Drug Co. (McLaws Circle)
Williamsburg Drug Co. (Mt. Vernon Ave.)
Workplace at Oyster Point
E-Commerce Center of Hampton
Styron Square Apartments
The Jamestown Apartments
Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home
Avalon Center works to end domestic and sexual violence by breaking the cycle of abuse through prevention, education, shelter and support services in the Williamsburg area. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Newport News is proud to support their efforts and assist Avalon Center whenever they receive large donations that require labor and or moving services.
MAKING STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER
We're proud to support the American Cancer Society at their annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Newport News! We love having the opportunity to give back to the community and orginizations such as the American Cancer Society, by donating our time and manpower to aid in event set up and support.
NEWPORT NEWS ONE CITY MARATHON
In March our movers donate their time to running and assisting in bag checks for the Newport News One City Marathon, which provides runners a beautiful tour of the city and brings attention to the peninsula.
RELAY FOR LIFE
Our movers are proud to support the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life by donating their time to help with the set up and take down of the stage and larger elements of the event.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Newport News is proud to partner and assist with the Thrive Peninsula. The THRIVE Peninsula ministers to the physical, economic, educational, emotional and spiritual needs of our neighbors. Addressing both essential living needs (e.g., food, housing, utilities) and the unique crises affecting each person, this volunteer-driven coalition helps coordinate community resources for a tailored, integrated response. We continuously participate in fundraising events they hold throughout the year, donating our trucks, manpower, and time to assist with the set up and tear down of these events. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Newport News also assists with the relocation of their clients when they recieve new housing after being homeless and when their residents are donated furniture they need.