Press Release

Estes Express Lines Becomes 20th Member of TCF Founders Club

Aug 15, 2023

Today, the American Trucking Associations’ Trucking Cares Foundation announced that Estes Express Lines has committed to becoming the 20th member of the TCF Founders Club.

“The Trucking Cares Foundation’s focus on safety and security, disaster response and human trafficking — plus their support of America’s military and veterans — closely parallels the foundations of Estes Express Lines’ family-focused culture,” said Steve Hupp, CFO & Corporate Secretary, Estes Express Lines. “Our organizations are both mobilizing for the good of our industry and our nation. With these shared values in mind, Estes is honored to pledge to be a Founders Club member.”

The Founders Club is a special class of donors comprised of individuals and corporations that have committed to a $100,000 contribution over a 10-year period. Founders Club members will receive special recognition across Trucking Cares Foundation programs for their early and generous commitments to making our mission a reality.

“Because of the support of Estes, and all of our Founders Club Members, the Trucking Cares Foundation is able to provide critical support for important causes in the U.S. and around the world,” said TCF President John Lynch. “These donations allow us to respond quickly when needs arise, as well as make ongoing contributions to important causes throughout the year.”

The Trucking Cares Foundation is the trucking industry’s charitable arm, focusing on several core areas, including: humanitarian and disaster relief; eradicating human trafficking; leadership development; strengthening the industry’s relationships with law enforcement, the military and veterans’ organizations; safety and research opportunities.

For more information on the Trucking Cares Foundation, visit