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Trinity Foundation Hosted 4th Annual Touch-A-Truck Event




October 11, 2013- Seaford, DE

 Trinity Foundation

The Trinity Foundation, in collaboration with Trinity Logistics, hosted its fourth annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, October 5th, from 10am – 2pm at Trinity Logistics in Seaford. The mission of this year’s event was to raise money and awareness for Rachel’s Challenge. This challenge was created to replace acts of violence, bullying, and negativity with acts of respect, kindness, and compassion. Rachel Scott, the first victim of the Columbine school shooting in 1999, said, “A single act of kindness and compassion can start a chain reaction.”


The main focus of Touch-A-Truck is to put big rigs, construction equipment, emergency vehicles, and other cool trucks on display for kids to see and play around on up close, as well as brush elbows with the hometown heroes who operate these vehicles, but there were many other fun activities for adults and kids alike on-site. Trinity team members worked hard as volunteers to provide the attendees with a great experience and the weather was great as well. Trinity team member Gina Banning recapped, “We had record breaking temperatures which provided us with a beautiful day. As I walked around the parking lot and saw our team members painting faces, making children laugh and playing games with the members of our community I realized that is what it is all about.”


The event was a great success, with several hundred attendees who helped raise over $6,500 for Rachel’s Challenge. Those funds will be put into a CAF (Community Activation Fund). This fund will be used to help local schools that want to bring the Rachel’s Challenge program to their schools.



About Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics

Trinity Logistics was founded in 1979 with one location and only three employees. Today, they have over 200 team members in over 90 locations across the country. Trinity is ranked in the Top 25 providers of their kind by Transport Topics Magazine, a Top 100 3PL by Food Logistics Magazine, and an Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company. Our privately-owned business has grown into being one of the top logistics companies in the nation, providing freight solutions on a global scale. With our corporate headquarters in Seaford, Delaware, multiple regional service centers, and over 90 agent offices throughout North America, we are positioned to provide a solution for any of your logistics needs, no matter how extensive, with the best customer service you’ll see in the industry. For more information about Trinity Logistics, visit

Media Contact:
Ethan Malone
Marketing Coordinator
Trinity Logistics

800-846-3400 ex. 3810


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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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