Post Date - Nov 23, 2021

Ascend has partnered with the Tennessee Trucking Association (TTA) to participate in Haulin’ for the Holidays!

For the last three years, TTA has worked with local charities to give gifts to underprivileged children and teens in Tennessee. Ascend is an ‘Angel Sponsor’ this year, so we are donating directly to TTA’s work with Hands Up Jackson to ensure preschoolers in our hometown of Jackson, Tenn. have a happy holiday.

Hands Up Jackson is a preschool that serves low-income children ages 2.5 to 5. The 2-year program utilizes hands-on learning to teach critical thinking and conflict resolution skills. Ascend is helping to supply STEM toys and school supplies for students to use in the classroom.

Nick Wakefield, our Chief People Officer, always says “it’s about doing the right things daily.” And this holiday season, we’re excited for another opportunity to do the right thing!

Last year, Haulin’ for the Holidays was able to raise over $12,500 for toy donations through Amazon wish lists, and even more through toy donation drop-offs. We hope that our combined efforts can give a few more Tenn. kids the joy-filled Christmas they deserve.

At Ascend, we know what matters most. And we know it’s important to give back to the communities that support us.

If you want to join a carrier that values you, and knows what matters most, join Ascend. We’re obsessed with your success. Reach out to learn more about our CDL-A truck driver jobs today!

To learn more about the Haulin’ for the Holidays initiative, visit


Donations need to be sent to:

Donations need to be sent to: MHC Kenworth - Jackson 200 Kenworth Blvd Jackson, TN 38305