TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Annual Movers for Moms Donation Drive Celebrates Women in Need
March 30, 2017
Mother’s Day is beautiful time of year when we celebrate the women who have done so much in our lives.
We shower them in brunches and flowers, gifts and love. Many women, however, spend this day of celebration in homeless shelters; many driven there by domestic abuse. These women are often forgotten on this day of thanks.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® of Madison is working to make sure these women get to enjoy their Mother’s Day with their annual Movers for Moms® donation drive. Running from April 5 through Mother’s Day, the drive is aimed at bringing essential care items such as hair care products, diapers, toothpaste, and soft goods.
In 2016, TWO MEN AND A TRUCKâ partnered with 83 donation sites to raise 20,000 items to benefit these women in need. This year, more than 100 local businesses across Dane and Rock Counties have stepped up to help make a difference. Collection will take place at banks, daycares, and other business throughout both Counties and will be delivered to YWCA Madison and YWCA Rock County.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCKâ franchises across the country will all take part in the campaign because so many women struggle with domestic violence. According to information from The National Domestic Abuse Hotline, one in four women will experience domestic violence during her lifetime. Disturbing statistics from The National Alliance to End Homelessness report that domestic violence is the immediate cause of homelessness for many women, and 92 percent of homeless women had experienced severe physical or sexual assault at some point in their lives.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the largest franchised moving company both in the United States and internationally. The company operates 350 locations and 2,100 trucks. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has performed more than five million moves since its inception in 1985. Each location is independently owned and operated.
The Madison, Wis., location was started in 1993 and since then has given back nearly $1.5 million in donations and services to charitable organizations in the community. Contact the Madison, Wis., TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® at (608) 278-0800, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit twomenandatruckmadisonwi.com.