Darlington Raceway to Bring Convoy of Hope in Partnership with the Joey Logano Foundation, The NASCAR Foundation and Elevation Outreach on May 18
DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 15, 2020) – As NASCAR returns to racing at Darlington Raceway this Sunday, the Joey Logano Foundation, The NASCAR Foundation, and Elevation Outreach, an outreach ministry of Elevation Church based in Charlotte, N.C., are partnering with Convoy of Hope to bring hope and a tractor trailer full of emergency food, water and hygiene supplies to Darlington, a community severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vehicles should queue up on Harry Byrd Highway on Monday, May 18 from 9 am to 12 pm ET to receive supplies.
About The NASCAR Foundation
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Inc. (NASCAR) established The NASCAR Foundation in January 2006 to support initiatives that positively affect the lives of children throughout the United States. The 501(c) (3) non-profit entity partners with medical experts and other charitable organizations to fund children’s health care programs. The NASCAR Foundation has cumulatively donated more than $36 million to reach more than one million children. For more information on The NASCAR Foundation, visit NASCARfoundation.org. Follow The NASCAR Foundation on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/NASCARFoundation or on Twitter at @NASCAR_FDN.
About Joey Logano
Joey Logano is the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford in the NASCAR Cup Series. The 29-year old from Middletown, CT is a 12-year NASCAR veteran and the youngest driver to win a race, a pole, and Rookie of the Year honors in NASCAR’s Cup Series 70-year history. Logano is the 2018 NASCAR Champion, the 2015 Daytona 500 Champion and has over 50 career NASCAR wins (25 Cup, 30 NXS). Off to a strong start in 2020, Logano won two of the first four NASCAR races this season prior to the racing schedule being postponed due to the COVID 19 crisis. To learn more visit: www.joeylogano.com
About the Joey Logano Foundation
Founded in 2013, The Joey Logano Foundation invests in organizations offering second chances to children and young adults during times of crisis and works to inspire others to live a life of generosity. Through grant making, charity events, the JL Kids Crew and CARE (Critical Assistance Relief Effort), the Joey Logano Foundation continues to make a profound difference in the lives of children and adults in need across the country. To learn more visit: www.joeyloganofoundation.com
About Convoy of Hope
Convoy of Hope is a faith-based organization with a driving passion to feed the world. With a long history as an early responder in times of natural disasters, Convoy of Hope has been a Four Star Charity as recognized by Charity Navigator for 17 consecutive years. Convoy of Hope has served more than 130 million people since it was founded in 1994. For more information, please visit convoyofhope.org.
About Elevation Outreach
Elevation Outreach is the outreach ministry of Elevation Church, a multisite church based in Charlotte, NC, led by Pastor Steven Furtick. Their purpose is to meet the needs of communities around the world through the power of partnership. They currently partner and serve with more than 300 organizations around the world specializing in disaster response, emergency assistance, recovery services, educational development, church planting, and medical support. For more information, visit www.ElevationOutreach.com.