Since its creation in 2005, Landstar’s BCO Benevolence Fund, has provided financial assistance to 339 Landstar business capacity owners (BCOs) in hardship situations. The fund was established to distribute financial assistance to qualified BCOs who do not have the assets to meet their existing financial obligations and/or immediate basic living expenses for their families.
Landstar BCOs and truck operators employed by Landstar BCOs, and their immediate family members, are eligible to receive assistance from the fund. Contributions for the Benevolence Fund are collected throughout the year at Landstar’s various annual events, such as Landstar BCO Appreciation Days.
The BCO Benevolence Fund Inc., is a nonprofit corporation and is recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as an organization exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the International Revenue Code. Contributions to the fund are tax deductible. The BCO Benevolence Fund Inc., was founded by Landstar System, Inc. and its affiliated companies (“Landstar”). The fund is a public charity that is separate and independent from Landstar. This announcement is made by and on behalf of Landstar and should not be considered as a solicitation for charitable contributions or on behalf of the BCO Benevolence Fund, Inc.
To find out if you qualify, or to learn more information regarding Landstar’s Benevolence Fund, contact Landstar BCO Services at 1-800-872-9541 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.