Cargo Transporters Makes $25,000 Donation to Abernethy Laurels

Cargo Transporters, Inc. has committed a donation of $25,000 to Abernethy Laurels for their new Health Care Center capital project. “Abernethy Laurels is an amazing retirement community. The environment and services they provide are extraordinary,” says John Pope, Chairman of Cargo Transporters.

Abernethy Laurels, a not-for-profit retirement community located in Newton, is a working ministry of the United Church of Christ. They currently provide services for over 300 residents. Since the early 1970’s, Abernethy Laurels has been providing much needed services to those in Catawba County and surrounding NC communities.

“We are so proud to help with such an outstanding organization. We are making this donation to help provide updated facilities which in turn will provide state of the art care, comfort and convenience for all its residents,” says Pope.

Abernethy Laurels is a program of United Church Homes and Services. The community takes pride in its history and tradition of excellence. For more information, visit

Cargo Transporters, founded and headquartered in Claremont, is the largest trucking company in Catawba County and nationally recognized for its safety and operating practices. The company is in the process of completing multi-year donations to Lenoir-Rhyne University, Catawba Valley Medical Center and Rising Hope Farms. More can be found about the company at their website, or on Facebook at

Abernethy Laurels Healthcare Unit Rendering
Abernethy Laurels Healthcare Unit Rendering


About Cargo Transporters

From humble beginnings to becoming a leader in the transportation sector, Cargo Transporters has grown significantly over the decades.