Saturday, Sept. 16, is convoy day for thousands of truckers in the U.S. and Canada, a day when participants in the World’s Largest Truck Convoy raise money for the
year-round activities of Special Olympic athletes.
Last year’s convoys raised more than $400,000 for the cause, and
organizers are hoping to beat that this year.
Some states – including Florida – will hold their convoys later, but
Saturday’s event is the big day in terms of the number of states and provinces
Last weekend, truckers in Ontario set an example that will be hard to
beat. They amassed 101 trucks for the convoy from the Paris Fairgrounds to
Putnam and back again.
In the process, they raised an estimated $65,000 for the Special