Tractor-Trailer Challenge For Hurricane Ida Relief Being Held In Moorestown Mall Parking Lot

By: Follow South Jersey Staff

Photo credit: Tractor Trailer Challenge Facebook page.

MOORESTOWN, N.J. — A Moorestown family is challenging South Jersey: Can you fill a 53 foot tractor-trailer with Hurricane Ida disaster relief supplies in one weekend?

Nancy DiPasquale and her family are hosting the Tractor Trailer Challenge in the parking lot of the Moorestown Mall, 400 Route 38 in Moorestown, on September 25 and 26 to help victims of Hurricane Ida.

Bohren’s Moving Company has donated the tractor-trailer, driver, as well as transport of donated goods to Louisiana. The Moorestown Mall has donated the use of their location for the event.

This isn’t the first time the DiPasquale family has organized such an event. Their first Tractor-Trailer Challenge was in 2012 to help victims of Super Storm Sandy. That was followed by a challenge in 2017 after Hurricane Irma and in 2018 after Hurricane Florence.

The family now runs its own nonprofit organization called Local Acts of Kindness Foundation that offers challenges and programs that encourage kindness to each other.

The Challenge is asking for cleaning supplies including sprays, bleach, and disinfectants; paper towels; large trash bags; buckets, brooms, and mops; non-perishable foods; baby products including diapers, wipes, and formula; hygiene products including toothpaste, adult diapers, feminine products, soap, shampoo, deodorant, etc.; and pet food.

The event will take place between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. and will have contactless drop-off.  Also, monetary donations are NOT accepted.

For more information, email Local Acts of Kindness Foundation at LAOKfoundation@gmail.com.


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