Benefiting the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma and Victory Junction
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (July 30, 2019) – Richard Childress Racing is supporting a NASCAR-themed celebration at Victory Junction and launching an online auction on Tuesday, July 30. Proceeds will benefit programs of the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma, including a $20,000 grant to Victory Junction that will support camp experiences for eight pediatric trauma survivors.
"We are excited to celebrate the lives of all seriously injured children by participating in NASCARnival night at Victory Junction," said Richard Childress, Chairman and CEO of Richard Childress Racing and co-founder of the Childress Institute. "The Childress Institute is dedicated to funding programs that improve the care injured kids receive throughout the U.S., and this event will raise funds to send injured children to a special camp that helps them get back to being kids after a life-changing injury."
NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Childress, RCR drivers and pit crew members are scheduled to attend NASCARnival on July 30.
In continued celebration of RCR’s 50th anniversary and the Childress Institute’s 11th anniversary, the event coincides with the launch of an online auction of autographed memorabilia and VIP fan experiences benefiting the Childress Institute, hosted by The NASCAR Foundation at https://www.nascarfoundation.org/RCR50 [r20.rs6.net]. Items include an autographed guitar, VIP suite passes, race-worn firesuits, sheet metal and much more. Additional items will be added throughout the week, and the auction will end at 9 p.m. ET on Sunday, August 11.
The fundraiser is made possible by sponsors, including: Alsco, Bass Pro Shops, Caterpillar, Cometic Gaskets, ECR Engines, Fox Sports, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, NASCAR, RCR, South Point Hotel and Casino, Sparco and UNOH.
The event is invitation only for sponsors and special guests to maintain the camp’s privacy and health security.
For more information please visit https://saveinjuredkids.org/carnival/, or follow on social media at https://www.facebook.com/SaveInjuredKids/ or Twitter @injuredkids.