The NASCAR Foundation Track Walk Returns to New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Speedway Children's Charities Added to the list of Beneficiaries for the NASCAR Foundation Track Walk at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 28th.
Presented by Market Basket, the third annual event benefits The NASCAR Foundation, Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Foundation, Speedway Children's Charities and Victory Junction Gang. Immediately following the Camping World RV Sales 200 presented by RVs.com, the walk kick-off will begin at approximately 5:00pm at the registration booth Outside of Turn 2.
Walkers may register online at www.nascar.com/foundation or at New Hampshire Motor Speedway starting Friday, June 27 from 8-4 and Saturday from 8-5. The Track Walk registration booth will be located Outside of Turn 2 near the pedestrian tunnel and close to parking lot I.
Cost is $30 online and $35 at track for adults while children under 14 walk for free with a paid adult. All participants receive an event T-shirt.
Additional information about the Track Walk can be obtained by calling (704) 348-9680 or by visiting www.nascar.com/foundation.
About the Participating Charities:
The NASCAR Foundation
25% of the funds raised will benefit The NASCAR Foundation. The NASCAR Foundation is an umbrella organization representing over thirty driver, team and trackcharities created by members of the NASCAR family. While these organizations all serve a number of different initiatives - children's causes, animal welfare and rescue, nature conservancy and more - they are all united by the common thread of NASCAR.
The Kenny Irwin Jr. Foundation
25% of the funds raised will benefit The Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Foundation and the Dare to Dream Camp. The Kenny Irwin Jr. Memorial Foundation and The Dare to Dream Camp was created to honor the life of the late NASCAR driver Kenny Irwin Jr. and to enrich the lives of underprivileged, at-risk, neglected and abused children by providing recreational opportunities and mentoring at this one-of-a-kind, racing-themed camp.
Speedway Children's Charities
25% of the funds raised will benefit Speedway Children's Charities (SCC). The mission of Speedway Children's Charities remains true to the ideals it was founded upon in 1982: To care for children in educational, financial, social and medical need in order to help them lead productive lives. SCC provides funding for hundreds of non-profit organizations throughout the nation that meet the direct needs of children. Our vision is that every child has the same opportunities no matter what obstacle they are facing.
Victory Junction Gang Camp
25% of the funds raised will benefit Victory Junction Gang Camp. The mission of the Victory Junction Gang is to enrich the lives of children with chronic and medical conditions or serious illnesses by providing life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a safe and medically sound environment.