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Articles tagged ‘Drive to End Hunger’

Nov 25
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Drive to End Hunger Thanks Fans, Volunteers for Successful 2013 Season

AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger “The season may be over, but there’s no off-season in the fight against older adult hunger.” WASHINGTON—AARP and AARP Foundation celebrated the finish of Drive to End Hunger’s third season in NASCAR by thanking Jeff Gordon, the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevy SS team, as well as the people and corporate donors that contributed to the year’s success. “AARP Foundation is grateful for the outpouring of support from NASCAR fans and committed corporate sponsors to help the nearly nine million older Americans who face the threat of hunger,” said AARP Foundation president Lisa Marsh Ryerson.  “We never cease to be amazed by the compassion and commitment of people who give of their time, talents and money to help others in ... FULL STORY »

Chicagoland Speedway Joins Hillshire Brands, AARP and AARP Foundation in Drive to End Hunger

AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger Meal Packing Event; Wed., September 11, at Navy Pier Joliet, Ill. – August 14, 2013 – Chicagoland Speedway, Hillshire Brands, AARP and AARP Foundation are teaming up this September in the fight to end hunger for nearly nine million older Americans. The organizations will host a volunteer meal-packing ... FULL STORY »

AARP Foundation Launches Online Auction at CharityBuzz to Raise Funds and Awareness to Fight Hunger with No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet Team

AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger Auction Offers Unique Experiences to Have Dinner with No. 24 Pit Crew Members, Meet Jeff Gordon, VIP Raceday Access and Other Exclusive Experiences WASHINGTON – AARP Foundation and global charity auction site Charitybuzz today launched an online auction featuring once-in-a-lifetime NASCAR experiences ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon and Drive to End Hunger teams with MIS and Quicken Loans for a month-long food drive

2013 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon on track in the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich. (May 16, 2013) –The speeds are sure to be fast and the action non-stop on June 16 when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolls into Michigan International Speedway for the Quicken Loans 400. But on Thursday the excitement will be high for a ... FULL STORY »

Speedway Motorsports Inc Announces Food Donation Commitment to Drive To End Hunger Through 2013 Season

AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger Jeff Gordon: “…[I]t feels great to be part of a solution that helps people [from] Las Vegas to… Charlotte, and everywhere in between.” LAS VEGAS, NV – Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon, Speedway Motorsports Incorporated (SMI) President and Chief Operating ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS AAA 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

NSCS No, 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet Impala driven by Jeff Gordon - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR During the final NSCS AAA 400 practice session, it was Jeff Gordon with a lap speed of 155.743 mph, showing the quickest way around Dover International Speedway in Friday's session. Joey Logano was second quickest with a lap speed of 154.586 ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, stands in the garage - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR JEFF GORDON NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET, MET WITH THE MEDIA FRIDAY AT DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY TO DISCUSS THE PASSING OF CHRIS ECONOMAKI, TALLADEGA, AND DOVER EXPECTATIONS. JEFF, NOT SURE IF YOU HEARD THIS MORNING BUT CHRIS ECONOMAKI PASSED ... FULL STORY »



NSCS Jeff Gordon in car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR
For Jeff Gordon, Track Position Key at Kentucky
Posted 06.26.12
SPARTA, Ky. (June 26, 2012) - The biggest obstacle for Jeff Gordon in the inaugural Kentucky Speedway event last year? Traffic. "If you could have picked [the No. 24 car] up (from 20th-place in the running order) and placed it in the top seven or eight, we could have stayed there ...FULL STORY »
AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger
Jeff Gordon, James “JB” Brown, Martina Navratilova, & Miss Sprint Cup Team Up To Help Struggling Families in North Carolina
Posted 05.18.12
For the kids in the family, don’t miss meeting Billy Unger (Disney XD Lab Rats star) as he appears and packs meals. Charlotte, NC –AARP Foundation is hosting the Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million, a series of events from May 24 – 25 that will package and donate 1 million ...FULL STORY »
AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger
Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million Announces New Stars, Events
Posted 05.08.12
Richard Petty, Miss Sprint Cup to help in volunteer-driven effort to donate 1 million meals to hungry older North Carolinians WASHINGTON, DC – AARP Foundation today announced new event information as part of the Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million, a series of volunteer events in North Carolina from May ...FULL STORY »
AARP Foundation Drive To End Hunger
AARP Foundation Presents “The Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million”
Posted 04.17.12
Volunteers needed to join NASCAR stars, celebrities for extraordinary meal packaging drive culminating in Charlotte to help older North Carolinians struggling with hunger. WASHINGTON, DC – AARP Foundation announced that it is hosting the Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million, a series of events from May 22 – 25 that ...FULL STORY »


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