Race Fans Can Help Children in Need Leading Up To & During Full Throttle Fall Weekend
Speedway Children's Charities New Hampshire Chapter will host fundraising events leading up to and during the second annual Full Throttle Fall Weekend to help children in need across New England, starting with the One for the Kids Golf Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 14 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Loudon Country Club, which is just down the road from New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
"We are looking forward to hosting the One for the Kids Golf Tournament in the fall this year," said Hillarie Scott, director of Speedway Children's Charities New Hampshire Chapter. "We encourage our race fans who play golf to sign up and join us for a day of fall fun to raise money to help children right here in New England."
This scramble format tournament costs $150 per player, which includes greens fees, golf cart, lunch and awards banquet. Players can register online through Friday, Sept. 13 at 12:00 p.m. or at the event on Saturday, Sept. 14 starting at 7:00 a.m.
If you don't play golf but still want to donate to Speedway Children's Charities New Hampshire Chapter, keep an eye out for the Red Bucket Brigade as they make their way through the grandstands in search of spare change and loose bills during the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Musket 250 presented by Whelen on Saturday, Sept. 21 at 3:05 p.m.
Each December, Speedway Children's Charities New Hampshire Chapter distributes grants to nonprofit organizations in the region. In 2018, 55 grants were distributed totaling $75,190, and since its inception in 2009, New Hampshire Motor Speedway and SCCNH have distributed more than $1.7 million supporting more than 749,000 children across New England.
For more information about upcoming events for Speedway Children's Charities New Hampshire Chapter, call Hillarie Scott at (603) 513-5738 or visit SpeedwayCharities.org/NewHampshire.
For ticket information for all events at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, including the September 20-21, 2019 Full Throttle Fall Weekend, the June 13-21, 2020 Motorcycle Week at NHMS and the July 17-19, 2020 Foxwoods Resort Casino 301 race weekend, visit the speedway website at NHMS.com or call Fan Relations at (603) 783-4931.
About Speedway Children's Charities (SCC)
The mission of Speedway Children's Charities is to care for children with educational, financial, social and medical needs to help them lead productive lives. Founded by Bruton Smith in 1982, Speedway Children's Charities is a non-profit 501c (3) organization providing funding for hundreds of non-profit organizations that meet the direct needs of children. The New Hampshire Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities was officially established in 2009. Since then, the New Hampshire Motor Speedway Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities has raised more than $1.7 million. The goal is to ensure that every child in need be given the tools to build a better, brighter and healthier future.
The New Hampshire Chapter is one of eight chapters around the country, and combined, Speedway Children's Charities raised more than $3 million nationally in 2018, bringing the total distributed to $55,300,000 since it was founded in 1982. The money raised comes in large part thanks to the fundraising efforts of Speedway Motorsports, Inc.'s eight facilities: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Sonoma Raceway and Texas Motor Speedway.