Impact Stories

Our Littlest Fans Find Reprieve at the Racetrack

Wednesday August 2, 2017

The NASCAR Foundation was honored to host some very special guests who were patients from Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital at NYU Langone Health in New York City – including 6-year-old Kaden and 9-year-old Michael and their families – for a chance to go behind the scenes of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

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Betty Jane's Legacy Continues in Greensboro,NC

Tuesday July 11, 2017

Can you image what it would be like to come home after school and not know where your next meal was going to come from? For Parker White, this fate for any child is unthinkable.

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Healthy, Speedy Fun

Wednesday July 5, 2017

Ahead of the July 4th race weekend in Daytona, The NASCAR Foundation and Brown & Brown Insurance teamed up to host a Speediatrics Fun Day Festival to showcase the importance of physical fitness and overall healthy living to youth groups in the greater-Daytona Beach area.

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A Unifying Force

Monday June 5, 2017

For more than three decades, Bob Bowler has been a volunteer coach and mentor for Special Olympics North Carolina, having the opportunity to impact more than 2,500 Special Olympic athletes.

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Teaming Up to Find the Cure

Monday May 22, 2017

As the 2016 winner of  The NASCAR Foundation’s  Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award presented by Nationwide, Andy Hoffman received a $100,000 donation to the charity of his choice, Team Jack Foundation, which he founded  in 2011 when his son Jack was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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Speediatrics Children's Fund in the New York Spotlight

Wednesday May 17, 2017

NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France and his wife Amy were front and center at Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone on April 26, visiting with patients and taking in a race of a different kind -- the pinewood derby variety.

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A Patient's Perspective on Family-Centered Care

Friday April 21, 2017

“I want to know what’s going on with my body because I’m going to have to live with it every single day,” Vassilia told the medical students from the NYU School of Medicine

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See Checkups Aren't Scary

Wednesday April 5, 2017

We’ve all heard horror stories of taking children to the doctor. Many of us have experienced these doctors’ visits with children who were afraid and resistant of anything and everything. Who really wants to be poked, prodded, pricked by a doctor anyway?

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Working Together to Help Children

Wednesday March 22, 2017

To launch the Chase Elliott Foundation, Chase Elliott collaborated with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta to create the Design 2 Drive 4 Children’s racing shoe program. Patients submitted color sketches of racing shoes designed with a summer camp theme.

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Phoenix Raceway, The NASCAR Foundation and City of Tolleson Partner for Youth Festival

Tuesday March 21, 2017

In conjunction with Phoenix Raceway and the Tolleson Community Coalition, The NASCAR Foundation hosted a Speediatrics-themed Fun Day on Thursday to celebrate efforts to provide medical care for uninsured and underinsured children in the Tolleson community. 

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