Jeff Gordon

Drive To End Hunger Food Drives Take California

Posted on 03/25/2011 by |Home & Family blogger | Comments

VolunteeringNon-race fans and race fans alike peeked with great interest inside the AARP Drive to End Hunger No. 24 car today at a food drive in Fontana, Calif, site of Sunday’s Auto Club 400.

NASCAR Race Rookie No More

Posted on 02/23/2011 by |Volunteering | Comments

VolunteeringWho’s your driver? That was the question I asked race fans the most this past weekend in Daytona. Although I could usually tell from the t-shirt, hat or satchel they carried, it was a fun way to spark conversation and you could tell that they were proud to be a fan of this driver or that driver. Me? After this weekend, well I’m a Jeff Gordon fan. Although Jeff’s Daytona hopes were thwarted by a crash, the race still went …

I Have the Need for Speed

Posted on 02/19/2011 by |Volunteering | Comments

VolunteeringLast week Beth was in Daytona and now it’s my turn. And like Beth, before this weekend, football was the only sport that had my heart racing, no pun intended. I’m here for what a co-worker called the Superbowl of NASCAR – the Daytona 500. It’s the biggest race of the year and here I stand with the equivalent of a learner’s permit. My first day here, I met a few fans at the Winn-Dixie “Winner’s Circle Event” in Altamonte …

Jeff Gordon’s First Leg to End Hunger

Posted on 02/18/2011 by |The Takeaway | Comments

Bulletin Today | VolunteeringFor professional race car drivers, it’s simple: Finish fast and finish first. For NASCAR champ Jeff Gordon, it’s no different, except this Sunday he’ll have one more goal: wiping out hunger. Keep reading …

Want to see the #24 car in action? Here’s how.

Posted on 02/15/2011 by |Volunteering | Comments

VolunteeringGentlemen, start your engines! We’re gearing up for a big week here at AARP and many of us (myself included) are headed down to Daytona, Florida to support some big hunger events for the Drive to End Hunger – and we’ll probably catch a few races while we’re down there too! Today the Drive to End Hunger launched its Sweepstakes, which will run for the next 21 weeks. Each day you can enter to win a chance to cheer on …

Drive to End Hunger – Unveiling of Jeff Gordon’s New Car!

Posted on 12/6/2010 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

VolunteeringIt’s been an exciting morning for the Drive to End Hunger and four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jeff Gordon: the new No. 24 car has been unveiled! Check it out below: What do you think? Gordon will drive the Drive to End Hunger Chevy for 22 races annually over the next three years. The goal of the partnership is to raise awareness of and help solve the growing problem of hunger among older Americans. Of the nearly 51 million …