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Convoy of Hope Transportation Team on the Front Lines of Helping Those in Need
SPRINGFIELD, MO., April 22, 2020 - As a faith-based, nonprofit organization, Convoy of Hope helps empower others to live with greater independence and freedom from poverty, disease and hunger. Since its founding in 1994, the organization has served 132 million people worldwide.
In the United States, the Convoy of Hope transportation team is on the front lines of delivering food, water, hygiene kits, baby items and relief supplies and more to communities in need during times of disaster, hunger and crisis.
“Our experienced transportation team is focused on quickly and efficiently moving millions of pounds of urgently needed supplies annually,” says Mike Coble, transportation safety and compliance manager for Convoy of Hope at its headquarters in Springfield, Mo. “Our truck drivers are critical to making this happen. Accomplishing this major undertaking requires dedication, skill and a heart to serve people in need. That is the reason why we drive.”
Mike Coble, transportation safety and compliance manager for Convoy of Hope, is shown with the Kenworth T680.
Boosting the organization’s vital efforts in the United States are four Kenworth T680s with 76-inch sleepers purchased from MHC Kenworth – Springfield to help serve increasing needs today. “It’s important to provide our drivers with comfortable trucks that they can depend on in this crucial mission,” Coble said. “Our driving team consists primarily of volunteers who help us deliver hope and goods around the country.”
About Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope is a faith-based, nonprofit organization with a driving passion to feed the world through children’s feeding initiatives, community outreaches, and disaster response. Funding for the organization comes from both private and business donors. For more information or to donate, visit convoyofhope.org.
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