Our Virginia Beach Community
At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Virginia Beach, we love being the “Movers Who Care®”, and have donated moves and offered our services to Blankets for the Homeless, Samaritan House, Strides Against Breast Cancer, and more. We’re grateful for these amazing organizations that help better the community!
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Campaigns
Movers for Moms®
Every spring, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® hosts Movers for Moms® - a drive to support mothers in need. The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® system as a whole has collected more than 300,000 items for the campaign, and all items get donated to local shelters. Donation centers, including local apartment complexes, doctor’s offices, schools, and more! A special thanks to our amazing donation locations and the Virginia Beach community for donating more than 1,500 items to mothers in need in 2016!
Movers for Mutts®
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Virginia Beach is partnering with several businesses in the community to help animals in need. This donation drive will run from Oct. 15 through Dec. 15, and all donations will be given to the Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption center. Items needed include: fleece blankets, treats, dog and cat toys, newspaper, kennels, collars, leashes, and bandanas. If you'd like to donate some items, visit one of our donation partners located in all parts of Virginia Beach. For a full list of these locations, or to learn more about this drive, visit our blog.
BLANKETS FOR THE HOMELESS
Formed by 17-year-old Mariah Smith in 2011, Blankets for the Homeless has distributed more than 110,000 blankets and lunches to people in need all over Virginia Beach. Mariah has been featured in Costal Virginia Magazine, spoken for numerous schools, businesses, and organizations, and has encouraged thousands of people to help donate clothes and feed the homeless.
Samaritan House has provided emergency housing, transitional housing, and community outreach to victims of domestic violence and homelessness since 1984. They have more than 11 emergency shelter houses and 27 affordable apartment units. Samaritan House is Virginia's largest emergency housing provider.
SOUTHEASTERN FOOD BANK OF VIRGINIA AND THE EASTERN SHORE
Their cause is to help eliminate hunger in Hampton Roads and surrounding communities. The Southeastern Food Bank collect canned, boxed, fresh, and frozen foods donated by restaurants, supermarkets, food distributors, farmers, wholesalers, and through food and fund drives. They’ve been around since 1981, and have distributed more than 18 million pounds of food, equating to 15 million meals to the community.
STRIDES AGAINST BREAST CANCER
A celebration of survivors, Making Strides helps empower and express hope to those suffering or having suffered from breast cancer. The walks are the largest network of breast cancer awareness events in the nation, uniting nearly 300 communities with a shared determination to finish the fight.