AdvoCare International, LP
(AdvoCare), a leading health and wellness company, announced
it will donate to the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma
based on the performance of Richard Childress Racing NASCAR
Nationwide Series driver Austin Dillon, pilot of the No. 3 AdvoCare
Chevrolet, throughout the 2013 Nationwide Series season.
AdvoCare is pledging:
$2,000 for every top-five finish
$1,000 for every
In appreciation of the
Childress Institute's mission and AdvoCare's
contribution, Austin Dillon, Richard Childress, and several RCR drivers and crew members have visited injured children at children's hospitals around the U.S. during the 2013 NASCAR season.
RCR drivers Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon and Brian Scott visited the Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU in September. Richard Childress visited Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health in Indianapolis, Ind. to honor CIPT's fifth anniversary in July. Earlier in the year, Dillon visited Phoenix Children's Hospital and two
members of the No. 3 team, Josh Sobecki and Sam Abney, visited Brenner
Children's Hospital in Winston-Salem, N.C.
Follow their experiences and
Dillon's progress via
Twitter @RCR3ADillon or Facebook at www.facebook.com/austindillon3, or on
Dillon's website - www.austindillon.com. Fans
can help save the lives of injured children by donating $33 in
honor of Dillon to the Childress Institute.
"Nearly 10,000 kids die every year
from life-threatening injuries - more than all other causes
combined," said Richard Childress, president and CEO of Richard
Childress Racing and co-founder of the Childress Institute for
Pediatric Trauma. "We
are grateful for the powerful teaming of Austin and AdvoCare to
help raise money and awareness for this national problem."
check for the total donation will be presented Childress during the
AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint™ Cup Series Race on November 10, 2013 at
Phoenix International Raceway.
"The Childress Institute for
Pediatric Trauma is an organization close to the heart of AdvoCare
and one that's essential to furthering pediatric trauma research
for severely injured children," said Richard Wright, AdvoCare
President and CEO. "We are proud to support the research and
awareness the Institute facilitates, and hope our contribution can
help their mission continue in the future."
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About Richard Childress
Richard Childress Racing (www.rcrracing.com) has earned
more than 200 victories and 14 championships, including six in the
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the legendary Dale Earnhardt. RCR was
the first organization to win championships in the Sprint Cup
Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck
Series. Its 2013 Sprint Cup Series lineup includes Paul Menard (No.
27 Menards Chevrolet), Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Budweiser/Rheem/Jimmy
John's Chevrolet) and Jeff Burton (No. 31 Caterpillar/Cheerios
Chevrolet). Its Nationwide Series program includes Brian Scott (No.
2 Shore Lodge/Armour Vienna Sausage/Fast Fixin'/Charter/Husky
Liners Chevrolet), 2012 Nationwide Series rookie of the year Austin
Dillon (No. 3 AdvoCare Chevrolet) and an all-star driver lineup on
the No. 33 Menards/Rheem/WESCO/Armour Vienna Sausage/Hunt Brothers
Pizza/Fast Fixin' Chevrolet team. The NASCAR Camping World Truck
Series program will consist of 2012 Camping World Truck Series
rookie of the year Ty Dillon (No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet) and
Brendan Gaughan (No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino