The 19th Annual

Northeast Professional Truck Drivers
Charity Challenge

A professional truck driving skills competition to benefit the Kids at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital




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Contributions are classified into four groups:

Platinum Contributor 
Gold Contributor  $1000
Silver Contributor  $400, $500, $600
Bronze Contributor  $150, $250, $300

The majority of the contributors fall into the Silver and Bronze categories. Contributing companies are listed on the web site and will have their logos displayed in color in the Charity Challenge Program Book.

There are nine classes of competition. Each class presents a trophy plaque for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. The sponsorship of these classes is reserved for the Platinum, Gold and Silver Contributors. These nine spots are filled by the longevity of the contributors' support of the Charity Challenge.

Trophies will be awarded to the top two scorers for the Written Test, the Pre-Trip Inspection and the Father/Son team. These three trophy classes are sponsored by Silver and Bronze contributors.

A Bronze contributor will also be in line for sponsorship of an award of single trophies. These include the High Fundraiser Awards, Top Management Score, Top Retired Driver Score, and Top Setup Score.

As companies move in and out of participation, class and trophy sponsorships open each year.

If you would like to be a contributor or would like additional information, please contact Fred Schenk directly:

Fred Schenk
Mobile: 781.469.5988

Approximately 45% of the Charity Challenge revenue is collected from company contributions, and 55% of the revenue is from the driver fund raising efforts. In 2016, company contributions totaled $14,800 (cash only), merchandise and gift cards ($1000), and the drivers raised $22,520. Since our start in 1997, gross revenue from contributions by both companies and drivers has totaled more than $612,000!

The following is a list of the contributing companies for the 2016 Charity Challenge and the number of years they have been a contributor. Contributions include cash, merchandise, equipment or a combination.

$ = cash, E = equipment, M = merchandise

Platinum Contributor ($2000+)
FedEx, MA (19 yrs) $, E, M

Gold Contributor ($1000 - $1999)
Cumberland Farms, MA (5 yrs) $
Wal-Mart, NH & ME (15 yrs) $, E, M

Silver Contributor ($400 - $999)
Bozzuto's, CT (15 yrs) $, E
Clifford W. Perham / Shaws, ME (19 yrs) M, E
Domino's, CT (9 yrs) $, E
G. Lopes Construction, MA (5 yrs) $, E
Hannaford Trucking, ME (19 yrs) $
Highway Driver Leasing, MA (2 yrs) $
J & S Transport, MA (6 yrs) $, E
Linde, LLC, ME (16 yrs) $
Market Basket, MA (19 yrs) M, E
Maine Motor Transportation, ME (8 yrs) E
Negoshian Towing, MA (6 yrs) $
New England Tractor Trailer Training School, RI (9 yrs) $
P.S. Marston / Abenaqui Carriers, NH (9 yrs) $, E
RDI Logistics, MA (1 yr) $
Tri State Truck Center, Inc. & Advantage Truck Leasing, MA (6 yrs) $

Bronze Contributor ($150 - $399)
ABF Systems, MA (13 yrs) E
A-C Motor Express (2 yrs) $
Boyle Transportation, MA (11 yrs) $
Butler Dearden, MA (6 yrs) $, E
Devens Recreation - MassDevelopment, MA (19 yrs)
EL Harvey & Sons, MA (3 yrs) M
Frito-Lay, CT (12 yrs) M, E
Hood Distribution, MA (1 yr) $, E
Kerry Professional Driving School LLC, NY (10 yrs) $
Massachusetts Motor Transportation Association, MA (10 yrs) $
McDevitt Mack, MA (15 yrs) M
New England Studios, MA (4 yrs)
Pottle's Transportation, ME (7 yrs) $
R & W Engraving, Inc., ME (11 yrs) M
Ratta Bathrooms, MA (8 yrs) M
Regency Transportation, MA (3 yrs) E
Rhode Island Trucking Assoc., RI (2 yrs) $
Rim Rock Trucking, NY (18 yrs) $
Schenk Trucking, LLC, CA (4 yrs) $
Sysco Boston, MA (13 yrs) E
Teamsters Local #707, NY (7 yrs) $
Tru Serve (9 yrs) M
United Tractor Trailer School, MA (15 yrs) $
XPO Logistics, MA (10 yrs) E
YRC, NY NH (6 yrs) $, E

The following companies have been contributors in past Charity Challenge Events
A. Duie Pyle, MA (11 yrs) $, E
ABC Disposal, MA (1yr) M
Adams Super Foods, CT $
Air Products, NY (6 yrs) $
Allied Systems Inc. (4 yrs) $, E
A. P. A. Transport (1 yr) $
Atlantic Plant Maintenance (1 yr) E
BMK Trucking (1 yr) $
Casella Waste, MA (5 yrs) M
Catalano Brothers, MA (1yr) E
Coast to Coast Produce, CT $
DCT Transportation, MA (7 yrs) $
Dennison Lubricants, MA (1 yr) E
DiSilva Trucking, MA (9 yrs) $
Dunkin Donuts Catalano Co, Devens MA (1 yr) M
Dunkin Donuts Northeast DCP, MA (4 yrs) M, E
Dunkin Donuts, Park Rd Ayer MA (3 yrs) M
E.J. Wyson, MA (5 yrs) $
Eagle Leasing Company, MA (2 yrs) E
ExxonMobil, MA, RI (6 yrs) $, E
Friendly Ice Cream, MA (6 yrs) M
Gabrielli Truck Sales, CT $
Garelick Farms, MA (10yrs) M
Hanscom's Truck Stop (2 yrs) M
H. R. Ewell Inc. (4 yrs) $, E
Hauser Trucking, NY (9 yrs) $
Irving Oil ME (2 yrs) $
Jevic Transportation (2 yrs) $, E
King Kullen Grocer, NY $
Kobackers Market, NY $
Kris-Way Truck Leasing, ME (17 yrs) $
Lake Region Transport (1 yr) $
Leyman Manufacturing RI $
Lily Transportation (2 yrs) $,E
Mid Atlantic Professional Drivers (1 yr) $
Milton CAT, MA (4 yrs) E
Nestle / Poland Spring, ME (5 yrs) M, E
New England Livery Association (4 yrs) $
Norwood Colonial Boys (3 yrs) $
Parker Professional Driving School, MA (3 yrs) $, E
PDASTA (1 yr) $
Pearce Family Trucking (2 yrs) $
Performance Transportation, MA (4 yrs) $, E
Peterbuilt of Maine (1 yr) $, M
Polombo Trucking (1 yr) $
Portland Air Freight (2 yrs) $
PrePaid Legal Services (1 yr) $
Price Chopper/Golub, NY (13 yrs) $
P.S. Marston / Abenaqui, NH (8 yrs) $, E
Rain For Rent (1 yr) $
Roche Brothers Wellesley, MA $
Roadway Express (6 yrs) $, E
Roadway Package Systems (2 yrs) $
rpm Magazine (3 yrs) $
Ryder Transportation Services (5 yrs) $
Schenk Trucking, LLC, FL (3 yrs) $
Stop & Shop, MA (8 yrs) $, E
Sunoco (1 yr) $
Sweeney Transportation, MA (11 yrs) $
Teamsters Local #25 MA (4 yrs) $, E
Tino's Towing (4 yrs) E
TransCorr, MA (1 yr) $
Transgas, MA (5 yrs) $
Tri State Diesel, CT $
Waste Management (4 yrs) M


Big Top Party Rentals (Tewksbury, MA) -- Bob Cooper and crew have supplied the tents since 1997.
Deland Gibson Insurance (Wellesley, MA)
-- Vice President Paul Attridge (member MPTDA) has supplied the insurance policy for the event through Hanover Insurance. This event would not be possible without this policy.
Devens Grille (Devens, MA) -- breakfast supplied by Elaine Gailey
EL Harvey (Westborough, MA) --Donation of dumpster
Fantini Bakery (Haverhill, MA) -- donation of rolls through Joe Fantini
Fran Flynn Magician Extraordinaire (Worcester, MA)
-- Magic show
Goodway Group (Burlington, MA)
-- Program Book printing since 1997.
Immedia LLP (Worcester, MA) -- Walkie talkies
MassDevelopment/Devens Recreation Department -- site donation through Kim Walsh
Mick Cusimano Caricature Artist (Cambridge, MA)
-- Caricature artist
Model Tees (Centre, AL)
-- Tee shirts and screen printing
New England Golf Cars (Methuen, MA) -- Golf carts
New England Studios (Devens, MA)  -- site donation through Mike Meyers
R&W Engraving, Inc. (Biddeford, ME) -- Trophies supplied by Roger Bastarache.
Ratta Corporation (Ayer, MA)
- bathrooms supplied by Jim Ratta














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