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McCarthy Tire Donates Supplies to Help South Carolina Flood Victims

Posted on October 26, 2015

Pennsylvania-based McCarthy Tire Service Co. delivered a trailer load of relief supplies to South Carolina on Oct. 21, 2015. The company donated both the supplies and the transportation in response to floods in early October that devastated parts of the state.

The supplies were delivered via a McCarthy Tire five-axle tractor-trailer to Christ Central Ministries, an organization that distributes food and supplies, in Columbia. McCarthy employee Bob Schuster drove the truck.

“We have service locations in Columbia and Charleston,” says John McCarthy Jr., president of McCarthy Tire. “Our thoughts and prayers have been with our employees and customers, their families, and the citizens of South Carolina during the flooding.”

He notes, “As a family company, we understand how important it is for everyone to pull together in challenging times. We hope that our donation will help families get back in their homes as quickly as possible.”

The trailer was loaded with pallets of nonperishable items. The supplies included baby formula, breakfast bars, peanut butter, jelly, crackers, canned chicken, and cookies; personal care supplies; dry cat and dog food; and bottled water. McCarthy Tire also sent supplies critical to post-flood clean-up work, such as bleach, disinfecting wipes, rags, mops, and gloves.

McCarthy Tire Service is a fourth-generation, family owned and operated business based in Wilkes Barre, Pa. Founded in 1926, the company has operations serving the commercial, industrial, off-the-road (OTR), intermodal, and retail sectors of the transportation industry.

McCarthy Tire has more than 50 locations, including eight Bandag retread shops, along the East Coast. The company offers tire sales and service, heavy mechanical and automotive service, as well as 24-hour commercial roadside assistance for fleets and independent operators. For more information, visit www.McCarthyTire.com.

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