Stein Honors Wife by Winning MOCA Trailer for a Cause

Felling Trailer for a Cause logoFelling Trailers, Inc. conducted its sixth annual online auction, Trailer for a Cause, of an FT-3 drop deck utility trailer to benefit a non-profit organization: Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA). The winning bid of $3,400 was placed in the last minutes before the auction closed on Friday, Sept. 21st, 2018. The bid winner was local Sauk Centre business owner Jon Stein, owner of Centre Dairy Equipment & Supply, Inc. Jon’s business is located a short distance from Felling’s Sauk Centre location where the trailer was on display leading up to the auction. Once Jon saw the teal trailer and the organization it would benefit his mind was set to bid on it.

Honoring his Wife Laurie, an Ovarian Cancer Survivor

Jon’s wife Laurie is an Ovarian Cancer survivor. Laurie was diagnosed in November of 2017, underwent surgery and chemotherapy treatment. “It was a rough winter, but we’re doing good now,” said Jon. After placing the winning bid, Jon went home to tell Laurie the news. “I didn’t even know he was going to bid on the trailer. He said you’ll never guess what color it is?, I said teal? I said, oh did you buy it for me and gave him a big hug,” said Laurie. Laurie recently had her 3-month check-up, and everything is continuing to look good.

MOCA Trailer for a Cause - John Stein

Co-Owners Brenda Jennissen, Felling Trailers, Inc. CEO, Bonnie Radjenovich, Felling Trailers, Inc. VP of HR, & Bid Winners Jon & Laurie Stein, Centre Dairy Equipment & Supply, Inc.

Second-Time Winning Bidder on a Trailer for a Cause 

Leading with his heart, this is Jon’s second Trailer for a Cause that he has bid on and won. Jon was the bid winner on Felling’s inaugural Trailer for a Cause auction in 2013 that benefited Bright Pink, a non-profit organization that focuses on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer. “A good friend of the family had breast cancer, so the pink trailer had a lot of meaning for us,” said Jon.

FT-3 Utility Trailer Painted in MOCA’s Teal Color

The 2018 Trailer for a Cause FT-3 utility trailer was painted in MOCA’s signature teal color and dawned the MOCA emblem. Taskmaster Components generously donated the wheels/tires, and PPG Industries donated the custom metallic teal paint for this trailer and cause. Felling Trailers wanted to bring awareness of and Taskmaster Component Trailer for a Causesupport to those individuals who take part in and benefit from the events and services provided by the Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA). The online auction ran for seven days, from Saturday, September 15th at 12:00 PM CST thru Friday, September 21st at 12:00 PM CST ending with Stein’s winning bid of $3,400. One hundred percent of the $3,400 winning bid benefits Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance.

About Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance

FT-3 Utility trailer MOCA logoMinnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA) is a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness, providing education and support to women and families impacted by the disease and funding the research needed to detect ovarian cancer early and treat it properly. Since MOCA was founded in 1999, the organization has grown to more than 1,000 survivors and 45,000 donors and active members with a full range of programs encompassing education, support, and research. With its 2018 funding, MOCA has awarded more than $8 million to research projects for ovarian cancer research in Minnesota. For additional information, go to www.mnovarian.org or call (612) 822-0500.

About Felling Trailers, Inc.

Felling Trailers is a family owned and operated Full Line Trailer Manufacturer located in Central Minnesota. Started in 1974, Felling Trailers, Inc. has grown from a small shop to a factory and office complex that today covers over 260,000 square feet. Felling’s pride and differentiation is its customized trailer division. Its engineers utilize the latest Industry-leading design techniques, and its experienced metal craftsmen use cutting-edge technology to turn its customers’ conceptual trailer needs into a tangible product. Felling has been providing innovative trailer solutions to the transportation industry for over 40 years. Felling Trailers’ current capabilities allow them to provide a high-quality product that is distributed across North America and internationally.  Felling Trailers, Inc. is an ISO 9001:2015 Certified Company. For more information, contact 1.800.245.2809, sales@felling.com.

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