Loaves and Fishes provides a week’s worth of nutritionally balanced groceries to individuals and families in a short-term crisis through a network of 20 emergency food pantries located throughout Mecklenburg County.
Friendship Trays generally delivers more than 600 meals daily to elderly, handicapped, and convalescing people who are unable or greatly restricted in their ability to prepare or secure meals and who reside within the area we can reach with our corps of drivers.
The Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte will be one of the more than 300 Houses operating worldwide today. Since 1974, Ronald McDonald Houses have united in a common purpose – to offer hope, support and love to families struggling with children’s illness. The goal of Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) is to improve the health and well-being of nearly 3.7 million children worldwide every year – and it has indeed made a global impact.
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds raced across Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 in preparation for their performance before Sunday's Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway. The Thunderbirds are an air-demonstration squadron assigned to the 57th Wing. The squadron is the world's third oldest formal flying aerobatic team.
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is preparing to race in her final Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Following the team's final practice on Saturday, Patrick stopped to sign autographs for fans inside and outside her garage stall.
NASCAR drivers Joey Logano and Bubba Wallace got into a conversation about Richard "The King" Petty's hugs while sitting on the dais following the first Can-Am Duel race at Daytona International Speedway on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. Wallace said that Petty was very proud to see his legendary No. 43 near the top of the pylon for the Daytona 500 that will be run on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. Wallace said that Petty pulled him close in a hug as they walked. Logano's observation brought some laughter.
NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson is excited to get his 17th season underway. This year has brought a lot of change to Hendrick Motorsports with new crew members, the over the wall procedure changing, a new car and NASCAR's new regulations. Johnson is looking to start the season off right with a victory in the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 18, 2018.
NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick was critical of Daytona 500 pole-sitter Alex Bowman following the first Can-Am Duel race at Daytona International Speedway. While the rest of the field in the race competed against one another, Bowman rode at the back of the field.
Former NASCAR driver and Hall of Fame member Richard Petty says that the biggest challenge NASCAR faces is getting new fans. Petty, known as The King for his 200 career wins and seven championships, believes that all sports are suffering for entertainment dollars because of the many options available to people.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. retired following the 2017 Monster NASCAR Cup Series having won the series Most Popular Driver award 15 times and holder of the longest streak by one driver. However, one driver won the award an amazing 16 times. The answer: Bill Elliott, the father of NASCAR young gun driver Chase Elliott. Will Chase Elliott add his name to a NASCAR award that his father owns for popularity?