For Immediate Release
Miranda Barrett, Women In Trucking Foundation
Ceremonial First Pitch Game on Sept 23 Goes to Auction
WI – August 10, 2018 – The Women In Trucking Foundation will
auction off the ceremonial first pitch for the Cleveland Indians game,
taking place on September 23, 2018 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio.
Proceeds from this auction with be used to fund scholarships for women in
the trucking industry who are seeking training in the fields of driving,
safety, technical or leadership.
seen a big jump in the number of women interested in pursuing careers in
trucking, particularly in becoming drivers,” said WIT Foundation Executive
Director Miranda Barrett. “We are expecting a lot of scholarship
applications this cycle, and we’re hopeful the online auction will help us
create more opportunities for these women.”
this year, the WIT Foundation provided thirteen scholarships to women. The
application period for scholarships is currently open through August 31.
Information can be found at www.womenintruckingfoundation.org.
highest bidder in the auction will throw the ceremonial first pitch at the
Sept 23 game against the Boston Red Sox and also receive four game day
tickets. Bids may be entered online at https://www.32auctions.com/firstpitch2018. The Women In
Trucking Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and donations are tax
ceremonial first pitch auction is in conjunction with the fourth annual
Women in Transportation event. This event is an opportunity for the
Cleveland Indians to recognize women in the transportation industry and
acknowledge their hard work and dedication.
About Women In Trucking
In Trucking Foundation is affiliated with the nonprofit organization
Women In Trucking Association, Inc., and is responsible for raising funds
for scholarships and encouraging the employment of women in the trucking
industry. Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association
established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry,
promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working
in the trucking industry. For more information or to donate, visit www.womenintruckingfoundation.org or call