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2016 Grant Recipients Identified, Night of Giving Scheduled to Celebrate

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The Kentucky Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities (SCC) will host its 3rd Annual Night of Giving on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. The event is a celebration of the chapter's annual opportunity to provide grant funding to local non-profit children's organizations in the local area.

With help from corporate partners, volunteers, board members, local communities and race fans throughout the region, the Kentucky Chapter is honored to award almost $82,000 in funding this fiscal year, identifying the following twenty organizations in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana as grant recipients: 

  • Buckhorn Children and Family Services (Buckhorn, KY)
  • The Center for Courageous Kids (Scottsville, KY)
  • Clark County Youth Shelter and Family Services (Jeffersonville, IN)
  • Dare to Care Food Bank (Louisville, KY)
  • Down Syndrome of Louisville (Louisville, KY)
  • The Dragonfly Foundation (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Easter Seals West Kentucky (Paducah, KY)
  • Educational Excellence Foundation of Gallatin County (Warsaw, KY)
  • Gallatin County Food Pantry (Warsaw, KY)
  • God's Pantry Food Bank (Lexington, KY)
  • Home of the Innocents (Lexington, KY)
  • HOPE for Gallatin County (Warsaw, KY)
  • Kids Cancer Alliance (Louisville, KY)
  • Master Provisions (Florence, KY)
  • New Perceptions (Edgewood, KY)
  • Redwood School and Rehabilitation Center (Fort Mitchell, KY)
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Northern Kentucky (Covington, KY)
  • Special Olympics Kentucky (Frankfort, KY)
  • UpSpring (Cincinnati, OH)
  • Wendell Foster's Campus (Owensboro, KY)

"Speedway Children's Charities is blessed to be able to distribute funds to non-profit children's organizations that focus on improving the quality of life for children in our local community," said Chapter Director Dayna Winslette. "Over the last three years, our chapter has raised and awarded over $225,000 in grant funding, bringing our grand total to $516,000 in funding and assistance that has been distributed throughout our region since our inception in 2011."