U.S. Xpress Enterprises, Chattanooga, Tenn., has partnered with the Wounded Warrior Project as a Platinum Sponsor — a $50,000 commitment.
During April and May, the company will donate $5 for every experienced qualified driver who applies online to U.S. Xpress. Additionally, U.S. Xpress will support WWP by sponsoring Soldier Ride Nashville, taking place on Sept. 24. The WWP Soldier Ride provides rehabilitative cycling opportunities across the country to help wounded warriors restore their physical and emotional well-being.
WWP’s purpose is to raise awareness and to enlist the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, to help injured servicemen and women aid and assist each other, and to provide programs and services to meet their needs.
U.S. Xpress sought to partner with WWP in large part because of the number of drivers and office staff at U.S. Xpress who have previously served in the military.
“We are very proud to be associated with Wounded Warrior Project. You are going to begin to see the WWP logo on our website and throughout our advertising,” said Max Fuller, Co-Chairman and CEO on U.S. Xpress Enterprises. “We are looking forward to building our relationship with WWP. We see this as an opportunity for our entire U.S. Xpress workforce to do something for those who give so much to our country every single day.”
“Beyond U.S. Xpress’ financial contribution to the organization, we believe this partnership will help to create more visibility for Wounded Warrior Project,” said Patrick Quinn, Co-Chairman and President of U.S. Xpress Enterprises. “It is important for this nation to know about the great work of the organization and the resources that are available to our wounded warriors.”
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