Smithfield, N.C. - The Junior Women's League of Smithfield (JWL) will host its eighth annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Downtown Smithfield.
Touch-A-Truck is a unique and interactive fundraiser that allows children to see, touch, and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery, as well as to meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build Johnston County communities. Trucks on display will include emergency vehicles, tractors, machinery, construction equipment, farm equipment, service and delivery trucks, and more.
This event will also include food trucks, inflatables, special guests, face painting, and so much more. Admission is FREE!
Proceeds from Touch-A-Truck will directly benefit Johnston County through the Junior Women's League of Smithfield's initiatives like the Johnston County Blessing Boxes and scholarships for women. Funds also support grants for other Johnston County nonprofits to assist with the development of programs benefiting women and children. JWL has awarded over $155,000 in Community Impact Grants since its inception in January 2016.
JWL is actively seeking the support of the community through event sponsorships and commitments to showcase unique vehicles, which aren’t limited to just trucks. Details and registration forms are available at www.jwlsmithfield.com.
About the Junior Women’s League of Smithfield
The Junior Women's League of Smithfield (JWL) is a nonprofit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action of trained volunteers. Our organization was founded in Smithfield, but is dedicated to the betterment of all communities within Johnston County. Since the League’s inception in January 2016, JWL has awarded over $155,000 in Community Impact Grants to Johnston County nonprofit organizations and Student Scholarships and completed more than 16,933 hours of community service.