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Feed The Children's Core Carrier FTC Transportation Wins Safety Awards


OKLAHOMA CITY (April 27, 2011)— Feed The Children’s core carrier FTC Transportation, Inc. was awarded Great West Casualty Company’s 2010 Platinum Workplace and National Safety awards for excellence in maintaining a safe employee work environment and traffic safety.

FTC Transportation’s 2010 safety record helped to earn the superlative awards for the second year.

FTC Transportation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of international relief organization Feed The Children. Established in 1986, FTC Transportation assists in the pickup and delivery of hunger relief items and disaster essentials throughout the United States as well as competitive truckload hauling throughout the country as a full-contract carrier.

"We are proud to once again receive this award for safety from Great West Casualty Company,” said Greg Garen, vice president of FTC Transportation. "FTC Transportation is dedicated to maintaining a safe track record on the roads and to helping children and families in need in the United States.”

In addition to the awards, FTC Transportation and its drivers have also been recognized locally for excellence in safety. In 2011, the Oklahoma Trucking Association recognized Jon Atzenhofer with an award for 2010 Professional Driver, and in the past year, two drivers were recognized for one million miles driven safely. Thirty of FTC Transportations over-the-road drivers were also recognized for completing the calendar year with zero preventable accidents or incidents.

About Feed The Children

Founded in 1979, Feed The Children is consistently ranked as one of the 10 largest international charities in the U.S., based on private, non-government support. Feed The Children is a Christian, international, nonprofit relief organization with headquarters in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, that delivers food, medicine, clothing and other necessities to individuals, children and families who lack these essentials due to famine, war, poverty or natural disasters. In FY 2010, Feed The Children distributed more than 130 million pounds of food and other essentials to children and their families in all 50 states and internationally. For more information, please visit .


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