Nearly $60,000 Raised by Con-way Truckload for Annual Truckloads of Treasures Holiday Giving Campaign

Fri Dec 7, 2012 10:14am EST

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  JOPLIN, MO, Dec 07 (Marketwire) -- 
Con-way Truckload, a full-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way
Inc. (NYSE: CNW), today announced that its employees raised nearly
$60,000 in the company's 19th Annual Truckloads of Treasures holiday
giving campaign. 

    More than 200 Con-way Truckload employees, family members and friends
participated in a shopping spree last night at the Joplin Target store to
purchase holiday gifts for local children and senior citizens in need. A
Con-way Truckload tractor-trailer was present at the event to make the
special deliveries to the Salvation Army. Some of the funds raised for
this year's event were distributed ($3,000 each) to local charities,
including: Boys & Girls Club, Area Agency on Aging, The Bridge, Pro
Musica, House of Hope, Children's Haven, Camp Quality and Ronald McDonald
House. The remainder was used to fund the shopping spree at Target.

    "Con-way Truckload has been a huge blessing to House of Hope Joplin over
the past four years. Their contributions have allowed us to be a part of
the healing journey of hurting teens and the restoration of broken
families," said Jen Black, executive director of House of Hope Joplin.
"We always look forward to the Truckloads of Treasures shopping spree.
It's our favorite event of the year."

    To raise the necessary funds for Truckloads of Treasures, Con-way
Truckload's executive management team and the company's Voices and Values
Team donated several raffle prizes. Tickets were sold to Con-way
Truckload employees in differing dollar amounts, depending on the raffle
prize. This year's items included one week and two weeks off with pay;
Amazon, Walmart, Home Depot, Best Buy and Toys-R-Us gift cards in amounts
ranging from $200 to $350; a roll of cash; a driver-made wooden toy truck
and the Richard Petty Driving Experience, a $150 value. 

    "Con-way Truckload employees work hard every year to make Truckloads of
Treasures possible and we are proud of their ongoing commitment to
helping our community," said Saul Gonzalez, president of Con-way
Truckload. "We are grateful to be in the position to support those in
need and help make the holidays a bit brighter."

    Since 1993, Truckloads of Treasures has presented more than $564,000 in
employee-raised donations to local organizations through the program.

    In addition to the Joplin shopping spree, each of the company's other
terminal locations in West Memphis, Ark.; Taylor, Mich.; and Lancaster
and Laredo, Texas, partnered with local organizations to provide holiday
gifts and food for area children and senior citizens. 

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    About Con-way Truckload
 Joplin, Mo.-based Con-way Truckload is an
operating company of Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) and a leading provider of
expedited, time-definite full-truckload transportation services across
North America. Formerly Contract Freighters, Inc. (CFI), Con-way
Truckload today employs over 3,000 drivers with a fleet of more than
2,700 tractors and 8,000 trailers operating throughout the United States
as well as internationally in Mexico and Canada. The company provides
full-truckload transportation serving the transcontinental shipping needs
of commercial and industrial businesses as well as sister company Con-way
Freight. For more about Con-way Truckload, visit us on the Web at or call (800) 641-4747.

    Con-way Inc. (NYSE: CNW) is a $5.3 billion diversified freight
transportation and global logistics company.

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