LANSING, Mich., Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Long known as the "Movers Who Care®," TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise locations across Michigan donated more than 2,500 hours — the equivalent of $254,288 — in charitable moves in 2011. The in-kind effort assisted a number of non-profit organizations and families in need throughout the state.
"TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® was founded on the principles of integrity, compassion, giving back to the community and treating everyone the way you would want your Grandma to be treated," said Brig Sorber, company CEO and President. "Our franchisees go through rigorous training in which these principles are a central focus. I'm proud of the franchisees' commitment to their communities in 2011 and expect that it will continue in the New Year."
Across the state TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® locations provided moving services to support a variety of organizations and charitable endeavors, including Toys for Tots, and Michigan Harvest Gathering food drive efforts supporting food banks across the state. Additionally, each franchise hosted the community-based Movers for Moms® program, working with community partners such as schools and churches to collect more than 20,000 essential items for female victims of domestic violence or homelessness on Mother's Day.
In 2011, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise locations across the nation combined to provide more than 194,000 hours of donated services. Last year's donation is equivalent to more than $2 million of billable work.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the largest franchised moving company in North America. It includes more than 200 locations and more than 1,300 trucks on the road. Each location is independently owned and operated and sells boxes and packing supplies. Locations complete both home and business moves as well as packing and unpacking services. For more tips on packing call your local TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® office or visit www.twomenandatruck.com.
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