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Volunteer With Jeff Gordon to End Senior Hunger

Posted By Patti Shea On May 11, 2012 @ 2:44 pm In Take Care | Comments Disabled

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[2]What do Jeff Gordon [3]James “JB” Brown [4], me and you have in common? We can all end senior hunger, together.

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a pretty big NASCAR race [5] coming up. While we all love the pomp and circumstance around All-Star week culminating with the Coca-Cola 600 on May 26, there’s a week in between where Drive to End Hunger is set to box one million meals  [6] for older North Carolina residents. And we can’t do it without you!

How can you help?  Volunteer in Charlotte to box food May 24 & 25 at the Charlotte Convention Center. RSVP here [7]. Needed shifts are:

  • Thursday, May 24:  9:30 – 11:30 am, 11 am – 1 pm, 1 – 3 pm
  • Friday, May 25: 9 – 11 am

To boot, Hendrick Motorsports is hosting a Fan Fest and is looking for some great folks to box meals at the Hendrick Campus. If you’re lucky you’ll get to box side-by-side from the crews of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger crew and other Hendrick teams. You do need to RSVP here [8].

This is a great opportunity to help your community and help feed older adults struggling with hunger. What do you say? I’ll be there. Will you?

Click HERE [9]to learn more about the meal packaging event.

To find out more about the events that week click HERE [10].

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[1] Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C3jlLuzJtzo

[2] Image: http://aarpblog.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/jeff_gordon.jpg

[3] Jeff Gordon: http://jeffgordon.com/

[4] James “JB” Brown: http://www.aarp.org/relationships/experts/james-brown/

[5] NASCAR race: http://www.charlottemotorspeedway.com/tickets/coca_cola_600/

[6] one million meals : http://www.drivetoendhunger.org/meals

[7] RSVP here: http://www.drivetoendhunger.org/Charlotte-meal-packaging-event/?cmp=RDRCT-DRV2ENDHNGR-NCMEALS

[8] RSVP here: http://aarp.cvent.com/events/charlotte-1-million-hendrick-motorsports-a-drive-to-end-hunger-meal-packaging-event/event-summary-477d9cab1da24c4baa161f41f2ac493f.aspx

[9] HERE : http://aarp.cvent.com/events/charlotte-1-million-a-drive-to-end-hunger-meal-packaging-event/custom-18-d766e43b8de94047b63a9be4da32a6ba.aspx

[10] HERE: http://www.drivetoendhunger.org/press-center/

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