OOIDA sponsors the Truckers for Troops® campaign which raises funds for sending care packages to military serving in combat zones as well as the Veterans Community Project (VCP), making a difference in the lives of homeless veterans.

Mission: Military Appreciation Month
May 6-19, 2024



Truckers for Troops will recognize National Military Appreciation Month during the two weeks leading up to Saturday, May 18th, Armed Forces Day.

Since 2007, OOIDA members have raised more than $800,000 for care packages and to support veterans causes

Truckers can join or renew for $35, with 10 percent of that money going toward Truckers for Troops, which provides care packages and support to veterans.

OOIDA will then match the 10 percent dollar for dollar. The $35 one-year membership is a savings of $10 off regular $45 yearly dues.

If you know someone serving overseas that would like a care package, please let us know. Family or friends of U.S. military members can send package addresses to troops@ooida.com

The care packages, a cornerstone of the original campaign, aren’t a shoebox stuffed with a few goodies like one might imagine. Rather they are 24X24X24 inches in size and weigh upwards of 70 pounds. They are packed tight with things ranging from practical like socks to fun stuff like squirt guns and silly string. The care packages typically weigh in at more than 70 pounds and have enough contents to serve an entire unit. It’s important to note that 100% of the money raised goes toward the care packages and Veterans Community Project. All of the packing, mailing, etc., is done by OOIDA volunteer employees to stretch every dollar raised to the max.

To participate simply call OOIDA at 816-229-5791 starting on May 6th and anytime before the start of business May 20th. Truckers can also visit OOIDA.com to join or renew during the same timeframe to participate.

Individual tax-deductible contributions to the Truckers for Troops fund are also welcome and can be paid to the OOIDA Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation.


Thank you for your donation. We appreciate you!!

Call 800-444-5791 to join today or

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Truckers for Troops has sponsored the following events that support veterans:

VCP Commissary Day

Veterans Community Project

Armed Services Day

Truckers for Troops has acknowledged the following military commemoration dates with these special videos:

FLAG DAY Drone Video

FLAG DAY – Land Line Magazine

POW/MIA Remembrance Day

  • Only memberships during the campaign dates will go towards the Truckers for Troops fund.

OOIDA is a registered drop-off location for Cell Phones for Soldiers.

Truckers for Troops is a registered trademark

We thank Intact for their generous donation!