December 23, 2015
Springdale, Ohio – The sixth annual #FillTheTruck for Charity, serving six charities in the Cincinnati Metropolitan area, concluded today collecting 44,818 items. The item count was up 60% from total collections of 28,008 items in 2015 and completely filled two 53 foot semi-trucks.
13,792 items will be delivered to the Healing Center today as part of the 2016 Fill the Truck initiative. The remaining 31,026 items will be delivered to five other charities (that are closed this week) next week. The items collected include Personal Care Items, Hygiene Kits, Winter Clothing, Food and New Home Products.
Snapshot of items collected to date.
Trucks Filled: Two Complete Semi-Trucks
Total Items Collected: 44,818
Total Skids: 57 Skids
CEO Dan Regenold said about this year’s initiative, “I am truly amazed to see the number of people coming forward and getting involved with this charity initiative for 2015. From Day 1 we could barely keep up with the contributions that help people in the area that are struggling. Our building was literally filled up with donations. Thank You to the wonderful people of Cincinnati who helped make this happen.”
- The Healing Center
- Valley Interfaith Food and Clothing Center
- Churches Active in Northside (CAIN)
- Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky
- NorthEast Emergency Distribution Services (NEEDS)
- Loveland Interfaith Effort (LIFE)